CSK vs RR Match Preview- IPL 2024, Match 61

Updated - 12 May 2024, 01:55 PM

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Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will aim for playoffs when they clash in the next encounter in IPL 2024. CSK vs RR encounter will be a clash of the Titans. 

Both teams are en route to book their spots in the playoffs. However, they need to give their best show in the final phase to grab the best spot in the points table in the end. Below we glance at the CSK vs RR preview ahead of their clash in IPL 2024. 

CSK vs RR Date and Venue

The CSK vs RR match takes place on Sunday, May 12. The encounter takes place at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match will start at 3:30 PM IST. The toss will take place at 3 PM IST. 

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CSK vs RR Match Preview- IPL 2024, Match 61

Chennai Super Kings 

Ruturaj Gaikwad leads Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024. They have shown a mixed show this season, winning and losing games. However, with 6 wins in 12 games, they are in the top four positions. 

CSK squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mustafizur Rahman, Matheesha Pathirana, Sameer Rizvi, Shardul Thakur, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Richard Gleeson, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, RS Hangargekar, Maheesh Theekshana, Nishant Sindhu, Aravelly Avanish. 

Rajasthan Royals   

Sanju Samson leads Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. They have shown superb form, winning 8 games and losing 3 games out of 11. With 16 points, they are en route to playoffs. 

RR Squad: Sanju Samson (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Donovan Ferreira, Rovman Powell, Shubham Dubey, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jos Buttler, Kuldeep Sen, Tanush Kotian, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Kunal Singh Rathore, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Navdeep Saini, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Abid Mushtaq.

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CSK vs RR Key Battles

Sanju Samson vs Tushar Deshpande 

Sanju Samson owns a marvelous form and will look to fire at the top order. Tushar Deshpande is a crucial pacer for CSK and will need to outplay him. 

Shivam Dube vs Yuzvendra Chahal 

Shivam Dube is a powerful middle-order batsman for CSK and owns a stunning form. Yuzvendra Chahal will look to dominate him with his spin attack. 

Riyan Parag vs Ravindra Jadeja 

Riyan Parag has shown a fabulous form with the bat. He will be a dangerous batter for RR. Ravindra Jadeja is a key spinner for CSK and will aim to dismiss him. 

CSK vs RR Key Players

Chennai Super Kings- Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, and MS Dhoni are key batters for CSK. Tushar Deshpande and Ravindra Jadeja are key bowlers for the side. 

Rajasthan Royals- Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, and Jos Buttler are crucial batters for the side. Yuzvendra Chahal and Trent Bout are powerful names in the bowling department. 

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CSK vs RR Weather And Pitch Reports

There is a 24% chance of rain during the CSK vs RR clash of IPL 2024. Hence, the match might be affected by rain. The pitch at Chidambaram Stadium supports bowlers and batters find it difficult to score. Spinners will enjoy a lot of benefits. 

Conclusion

Chennai and Rajasthan will clash for the first time in IPL 2024.  Both are among the top performers in the season. Last season, RR crushed CSK in both encounters. Chennai Super Kings need to pull their socks against Rajasthan. 

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