CSK VS RR 2018: Full Match, Head to Head, Chennai Superkings vs Rajasthan Royals

CSK VS RR 2018 Full Match, Head to Head, Chennai Superkings vs Rajasthan Royals

17th MATCH

DATE – 20 April 2018

CHENNAI SUPER KINGS (CSK) VS RAJASTHAN ROYALS (RR)

TIMING – 8.00 P.M. (INDIAN TIMING)

VENUE – M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

POSSIBLE ELEVEN OF BOTH THE TEAMS

CHENNAI SUPER KINGS (CSK)

Chennai super kings are one of all time favorites teams of all and tournaments heavyweights. They are back in the Indian Premier League 2018, 11th edition after the two years ban period.

Openers – Faf du Plessis and Murli Vijay

Middle order – Suresh Raina, and Kedar Jadhav

Wicketkeeper – MS Dhoni (captain)

All-rounders – Mark wood, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers –  Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar

RAJASTHAN ROYALS (RR)

Rajasthan Royals is a team known for promoting young talents. In this 2018 Indian Premier League, they came with a new and slightly different strategy.

Openers – Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane

Middle orders – Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror

All-rounders – Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer

Wicket-keeper –  Jos Buttler

Bowlers – Ankit Sharma, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni.

HOW DOES THE M.A. CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM’S PITCH PLAYS?

When the pitches were uncovered and unattended to, it used to helps the fast bowler. However, since India started playing the spin quartet of Bishan Singh Bedi, BS Chandrasekar, S Venkatraghavan and EAS Prasanna, the wickets were made spin-friendly. Taking a look at the stats gives you a clear indication as to what type of bowlers hold the aces on the Chepauk wicket.

Among the top 10 wicket takers at the ground nine of them are spinners and the only fast bowler included on the list was Kapil Dev. Anil Kumble with 48 wickets was at the top of the list followed very closely by Harbhajan Singh with 42 wickets.

So get ready for the most exciting match with the start of the season only. Let’s see who wins the match to go ahead for qualifiers.

 

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