RR vs CSK IPL 2022 has now reached its last stop. With the 4 teams reaching the playoffs in the last week of the league, there is also a keen interest among the spectators about which team will end its caravan at which number. In this episode, there is going to be a clash between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings on 20th May i.e. Friday.
Chennai may have been out of the tournament and are about to play their last match formally. But it is very important for Rajasthan Royals to win this match. At present, Rajasthan, sitting in the number-3 position with 16 points, will be seen making every effort to make its place in the top-2. On the other hand, Chennai would like to give a happy ending to IPL 2022 as a mark of respect. Lets have a look at every important piece of information related to RR vs CSK match…
Under the captaincy of Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals have performed brilliantly throughout the season. Although there was a phase in the middle when the team got consecutive defeats, despite this, Rajasthan Royals place in the playoffs can be considered confirmed. Because on 16 points no other team is seen giving competition to the Royals. However, now Sanju Samsons eyes will be on becoming the number-2 team in the points table
By defeating Kolkata in Wednesdays match, Lucknow earned 18 points and secured the number-2 position. Now Rajasthan Royals can beat Chennai for the top-2 spot with 18 points. Because the net run rate of Rajasthan is better than Lucknow. It is worth noting that according to the format of the playoffs, the teams that finish in the top-2 get 2 chances to enter the final.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings would like to give a chance to their fans with victory in their last match. Nothing seems to be going well for the Chennai team this year, this year was the first time that this franchise had to change its captain mid-season, but despite all the efforts, the results did not go in favor.
IPL 2022 has a glimpse of the future-ready players for Chennai Super Kings. In which the names of young bowlers Mukesh Chaudhary, Simarjit Singh and Matisha Pathirana are included. Now in the last match of this year also the youth can be tried by Super Kings. But by all means, the team under the captaincy of MS Dhoni would definitely like to win.
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The 68th match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings (RR vs CSK) is going to be very exciting. Both the teams will put their full efforts to win this match. But, before this match, lets talk about the head to head between the two teams in the IPL so far, so far both of them have faced each other 26 times in this tournament.
Out of these 25 matches, Chennai Super Kings have won 15 matches, while Delhi Capitals have won 10 matches. That is, according to head to head, Chennai has the upper hand, but this year Rajasthan Royals have performed better out of the two teams.
The 68th match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings (RR vs CSK) will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Talk about the pitch here, it is made of red clay. An exciting match is expected to be played between these two teams at this ground. The pitch of this stadium proves to be very effective for fast bowlers. Because here they get good bounce, which can become a problem for the batsmen.
However, this red clay pitch is also very favorable for the batsmen. Because due to the good bounce here, the ball also comes on the bat in a good way. If the batsman manages to take a few overs in the beginning, then it becomes easy for him to score runs on the Brabourne ground. Rajasthan Royals can get an advantage on this pitch as they defeated Lucknow Super Giants on this ground.
|1||Gujrat Titans - Q||14||10||4||0||0.316||20|
|2||Rajasthan Royals - Q||14||9||5||0||0.298||18|
|3||Lucknow Super Giants - Q||14||9||5||0||0.251||18|
|4||Royal Challengers Bangalore - Q||14||8||6||0||-0.253||16|
|5||Delhi Capitals - E||14||8||6||0||0.204||14|
|6||Punjab Kings - E||14||7||7||0||0.126||14|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders - E||14||6||8||0||0.146||12|
|8||Sunrisers Hyderabad - E||14||6||8||0||-0.379||12|
|9||Chennai Super Kings - E||14||4||10||0||-0.203||8|
|10||Mumbai Indians - E||14||4||10||0||-0.506||8|
|Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result|