CSK vs RR: IPL 2023 Match preview, Possible lineups, Pitch report, and Dream XI team prediction

The 17th game of the IPL 2023, CSK vs RR is all set to be played on Wednesday in Chennai. The match will be started from 7:30 P.M (IST)

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CSK vs RR: Match Preview | Sportz Point

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 17th game of the IPL 2023 on Wednesday (April 12) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Both teams have played three and won two games so far this season. RR are placed in the second position in the points table, while the CSK are fifth. CSK defeated Mumbai Indians in their last outing by seven wickets. Read the full match preview, pitch report & every detail about the CSK vs RR match with the likes of dream XI team prediction in our fantasy sports segment.

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CSK vs RR

Match Details

Venue Details | Pitch Report

The previous game saw over 400 runs being scored across both innings despite there being ample help available for the spinners. Spinners accounted for eight out of the 14 wickets in the previous game, holding them in good stead. There was not much help available for the pacers in the previous game, with only one wicket falling in the first six overs across both innings. Chasing is the preferred option upon winning the toss, with dew likely to come into play as the match progresses.

In IPL 2023 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai:

  • 1st-inning score: 217
  • 2nd-inning score: 205
  • Matches won by the team batting 1st: 1
  • Matches won by the team batting 2nd: 0

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals | Head to Head

  • Matches Played: 26
  • CSK won: 15
  • RR won: 11

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CSK vs RR

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals | Team News

Chennai Super Kings

No team has better home numbers than them (they've won 41 of their 57 home games in the IPL, which is nearly 72%) and their win against Mumbai Indians showed their batting possesses the dynamism to take on the best. Their concern remains their struggling seam bowlers, but with Ravindra Jadeja and Mitchell Santner at their tidy best, and with the Sri Lankan Maheesh Theekshana possibly returning to their XI, they have a spin attack that can control games in favourable conditions.

Rajasthan Royals

Royals have resumed regular service, beating Delhi Capitals comprehensively to go with the thrashing they handed Sunrisers Hyderabad. Their batters have posted 190-plus totals in all three games this season, and Trent Boult has delivered two double-wicket new-ball maiden overs, but perhaps their biggest trump card if Chennai's conditions play true to type will be their spin attack of Yuzvendra Chahal and homeboy R Ashwin, the highest wicket-taker at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in IPL history.

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals | Possible Lineups

Chennai Super Kings:

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Devon Conway
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Moeen Ali
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Shivam Dube
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • MS Dhoni (c&wk)
  • Sisanda Magala
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Tushar Deshpande

Rajasthan Royals:

  • Jos Buttler
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Sanju Samson (c&wk)
  • Riyan Parag
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Jason Holder
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Trent Boult

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals | Dream XI Team Prediction

CSK vs RR: Dream XI Team Prediction | Sportz Point

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