CSK's MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina. Photo- BCCI-IPL
CSK's MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina. Photo- BCCI-IPL
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RR vs CSK: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Predicted Playing XI Against Rajasthan Royals (RR)- IPL 2021 Match 47. Chennai Super Kings became the first team to qualify for the playoffs after beating SRH by 6 wickets on Thursday. They have secured 9 wins in 11 matches and therefore occupy the number one spot on the points table.

MS Dhoni and Co. are scheduled to play their next game against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. They haven’t lost a single game in the second leg of IPL 2021 thus far and would want to maintain that winning streak.

Ahead of a highly anticipated contest against RR on Saturday, here’s a look at our predicted playing XI of CSK:

RR vs CSK: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Predicted Playing XI Against Rajasthan Royals (RR)- IPL 2021 Match 47

Openers: Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad
Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Image Credit: Twitter)

Both the openers, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis are in blistering form with the bat. The duo has stitched numerous vital partnerships at the top of the order for the side. Faf du Plessis is currently the third-highest run-getter in the tournament, scoring 435 runs in 11 matches at an average of 48.33. Ruturaj Gaikwad, on the other hand, is fifth on the list, with 407 runs in 11 matches at an average of 40.70.

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