IPL 2020 Live Score, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR): The two bottom-placed teams at the moment in Indian Premier league 2020 Points Table - Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings – will meet each other in Abu Dhabi on Monday. For MS Dhoni’s CSK, this game is a chance to stack up a much-needed win and two points to increase their chances of making it to the playoffs. For Steve Smith’s RR, a similar opportunity is at stake, and the former Aussie captain will be eager to make the most of it. RR made a change in their batting order the last time around with Robin Uthappa coming up and Jos Buttler going down and the strategy seemed to work, so it is likely that Royals will stick to same batting order. CSK, though, may rethink the strategy of sending Sam Curran to open the innings.
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RR vs CSK – Last meeting
The last time the two teams met each other, it was Rajasthan Royals who had emerged victorious with an easy win. Can RR repeat te result?
Should RR continue with Ben Stokes at top?
Ben Stokes has not been able to set the stage on fire at the top and I think it should be Jos Buttler and Robin Uthappa opening the innings with Ben Stokes coming in the final few overs and hitting big shots. He is a finisher, not a starter.
Kevin Pietersen on IPL
Kevin Pietersen praises IPL 2020 after what was an epic Sunday night.
A SUPER, SUPER over yesterday. What about the @IPL as a product?! It keeps getting better and better and BETTER!
Changing the lives of millions of people.
It really is, Sport For Good! 🙏🏽
— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) October 19, 2020
CSK CEO on Kasi Viswanathan
“I don’t think a replacement is an option at this stage because if a new person comes in, it will again be about having a quarantine period for him before he can join the rest of the squad. It is unlikely that we will look at a replacement for Bravo if he is out. But firstly we are hoping Bravo isn’t out and the injury isn’t major,” CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan told ANI.
TOSS in 1 HOUR: Steve Smith vs MS Dhoni
The toss in Abu Dhabi between the two teams Steve Smith and MS Dhoni will take place in 1 hour. What should the captain elect after winning toss?
CSK vs RR Live Score and Updates, IPL 2020
The biggest question in everyone mind is: Will Dwayne Bravo play today? Well, the answer is no. Stephen Fleming had said after previous match that CSK Bravo might be out for two weeks now.
BIG BLOW FOR CSK!
Do you agree with MS Dhoni?
“Too many holes in the ship and when you try to plug one, there is water flowing from another,” MS Dhoni had said after CSK’s previous defeat. Do you think there are too many plugs in CSK team this season?
CSK vs RR – Head to Head
CSK vs RR Head to Head Records
Total number of matches played: 23
Matches won by CSK: 14
Matches won by RR: 9
Matched played in India: 19 (CSK 11, RR 8)
Matches played in UAE: 2 (CSK 1, RR 1)
CSK average score against RR: 165
RR average score against CSK: 158
Most runs for CSK: 452 (MS Dhoni)
Most runs for RR: 164 (Sanju Samson)
Most wickets for CSK: 15 (Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja)
Most wickets for RR: 6 (Jofra Archer)
Most catches for CSK: 14 (MS Dhoni)
Most catches for RR: 5 (Jos Buttler)
MS Dhoni on cusp of IPL greatness
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni will be playing his 200th IPL match on Monday, becoming the first player in history do so!
CSK vs RR, IPL 2020 Live Score: Stats attack
• 200: Dhoni will become the first player in IPL to play 200 matches.
• 21: Runs Smith needs to score 1000 runs for RR in IPL.
• 6: Runs Dhoni needs to complete 4000 runs for CSK in IPL, will become the 2nd player after Raina.
• 5: Runs Rayudu needs to reach 5000 T20 runs. `
• 66: Runs Bravo needs to complete 1000 runs for CSK in IPL.
• 1: 6 Smith needs to reach 100 T20 6s.
• 28: Tom Curran needs 28 runs to reach 1000 T20 runs.
• 1: Ankit Rajpoot is 1 wicket away from 100 T20 wickets.
• 5: Wickets Tye needs to reach 200 T20 Wickets.
• 100: Runs Miller needs to reach 7000 T20 Runs.
• 63: Runs Curran needs to reach 1000 T20 runs. `
• 2: 4s Faf du Plessis needs to reach 200 4s in IPL.
• 31: Runs Needed by Jadeja to reach 2500 T20 runs. `
• 21.50: Jadeja has taken 16 wickets against RR at an avg of 21.50, his best against a current IPL opponent.
• 55: Runs Samson Needs to reach 2500 runs in IPL.
• 57: Runs Needed by Uthappa needed to reach 600 runs vs CSK in IPL, will become the 4th player to do so.
• 60: Unadkat’s average vs CSK his worst against any team
• 51: Runs Needed by Dhoni needed to reach 500 runs vs RR in IPL, will become the 7
th player to do so.
Another Super Over tonight?
It was a crazy Sunday last night when two matches saw three Super Overs in total! First it was KKR vs SRH that went to a Super Over in which the Eoin Morgan side picked up the win.
Then it was KXIP vs MI in which the match went to two Super Overs to finally be decided in KL Rahul’s team favour. Will the madness of Super Over spill on to Monday?
RR vs CSK: Full Squads
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson(w), Steven Smith(c), Jos Buttler, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Akash Singh, Anuj Rawat, Mayank Markande, Oshane Thomas, Mahipal Lomror, Shashank Singh, Andrew Tye, Tom Curran, Ankit Rajpoot, Manan Vohra, Aniruddha Joshi, David Miller, Varun Aaron
Chennai Super Kings Squad: Faf du Plessis, Sam Curran, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif
RR Predicted XI against CSK
Here is our Rajasthan Royals Predicted XI against Chennai Super Kings. Who all have you selected in your Dream XI teams?
RR Predicted XI against CSK: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Kartik Tyagi
CSK Predicted XI against RR
Got your Dream XI teams sorted? Take a look at our CSK Predicted Playing XI against RR tonight.
CSK Predicted XI against RR: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi.
RR captain Steve Smith on loss to RCB
“Very disappointing as we played really well for a majority of the game [against RCB]. Two games in a row now that we were in the box seat and had our chances to win.” RR captain Steve Smith
CSK head coach Stephen Fleming on loss to DC
“The boys have been working pretty hard. We do a lot of catching, put them under pressure, but it does come down to grabbing key moments on the day. And unfortunately we couldn’t and paid a pretty heavy price. One day (break) can be a lot different to the next, we could take blinders in Abu Dhabi.” – CSK head coach Stephen Fleming
– MS Dhoni will become the first player to feature in 200 IPL games
– CSK have lost the fewest wickets in the middle-overs (12) while RR have lost the most (27). Interestingly, both score at the same rate in this phase – 7.68.
– Sanju Samson, the man-of-the-match in the reverse fixture, has scored just 77 runs in his last seven innings and has batted just 73 balls.
IPL 2020, CSK vs RR Live Streaming
Chennai Super Kings will face off against Rajasthan Royals. Wondering where you can watch the epic IPL 2020 encounter? We got you sorted. Follow live score and updates of CSK vs RR on our blog here. Live Streaming will be on Hotstar an on TV, you can watch the Dream XI IPL 2020 CSK vs RR match on Star Sports Network.
IPL 2020 Form Guide: CSK vs RR
CSK in last 5 matches: W L L W L
RR in Last 5 Matches: L L W L L
IPL 2020 Points Table position: CSK vs RR
At this moment, both CSK and RR are at 6 points in 9 games having won only three matches. But RR have a slightly lower Net Run Rate than MS Dhoni’s team and hence CSK are at no. 7th position, while RR are at no. 8th position.
CSK vs RR: Head to head stats
Head-to-head: (22 matches – CSK 14 | RR 8)
IPL 2020, CSK vs RR Live Score and Updates
Hello and welcome to our live blog on IPL 2020 match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. The contest is a battle between the two bottom teams to push themselves up the order and get much-needed two points, and MS Dhoni’s army and Steve Smith’s men will be eager to get the win. RR are entering the contest on the back of two straight losses, while CSK too lost their previous game. A point to prove for both teams, certainly.