The 37th match of the IPL 2023 will take place between four-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) led by Sanju Samson. The match will be held at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on April 27.
Rajasthan recently suffered two consecutive losses to Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore and will be eager to win their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Chennai has won their last three games and will look to continue their winning streak.
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Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings preview
Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will face off at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur for the 37th game of IPL 2023 on April 27. The Royals are currently in third place with four wins out of seven games.
However, they lost their last two matches and will want to return to form. In their previous game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, they failed to chase down the target of 190 runs and lost the match by seven runs. Trent Boult and Sandeep Sharma took two wickets each, while Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal took one each.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings lead the points table with five wins out of seven games. In their last match against Kolkata Knight Riders, they achieved the highest score of the season, scoring 235 runs for four wickets in 20 overs. This was thanks to the half-centuries from Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, and Shivam Dube. KKR, in response, finished with 186 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs.
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Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings match details
Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 37, IPL 2023
Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Date & Time: Thursday, April 27, 7:30 pm IST
RR vs CSK pitch report
The upcoming match in Jaipur will be the second game of the season to be played there. In the first game between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and RR, the Royals were unable to achieve the target of 155 runs. It is expected that the pitch may result in an exciting match with low scores. In the last five T20 games at this venue, the average score of the team batting first has been 126 runs.
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RR vs CSK prediction
While RR might have the benefit of playing in their home conditions, it will still be a challenging task to compete against the powerful team of CSK. Therefore, CSK is considered the favorite to win this game.
RR vs CSK probable playing XIs
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Jason Holder, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
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Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh