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RR vs CSK Dream11 Match Prediction

Preview

Dream11 IPL 2020 is just in its first week where we have already witnessed some of the most exciting cricket action which can be expected of the season. In Match 4 of the Dream11 IPL, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be up against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Sharjah. Before we take a look at the RR vs CSK Dream11 Match Prediction 2020, here’s a brief preview to both the IPL teams.

Rajasthan Royals will be gearing for their first IPL match in 2020. RR will face a tough CSK challenge after the Dhoni-led side made a winning start to their tournament against Mumbai Indians (MI). Royals have plenty of young faces alongside a few experienced players who will be aiming to end the trophy drought for the Jaipur-based franchise.

Match Details for RR vs CSK IPL 2020

Match Date: September 22, 2020

Timings: 7:30 PM IST, 6 PM local time (02:00 AM GMT) 

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

What to expect – Ground and Pitch Conditions?

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

RR vs CSK IPL match will be the first game this season to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Sharjah offers a neutral track which helps both bowlers and batsmen. It should be a high scoring game as the pitch is expected to be flat because the tournament is still in the initial phase. Spinners like Shreyas Gopal and Piyush Chawla are still expected to be effective.

Team News

Jos Buttler will miss the first IPL match against Chennai

Jos Buttler will miss the first IPL game this season for Rajasthan Royals (RR). However, the rest of the players in the RR setup who have arrived in the UAE must be available for selection. For Chennai Super Kings, Ruturaj Gaikwad is now available for selection after he returned to training for CSK last evening. 

Probable Playing XI

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Jofra Archer RR IPL 2020
Jofra Archer will lead RR’s pace bowling attack

Rajasthan Royals will depend a lot on the likes of Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, and Robin Uthappa in their batting department. The young opener in Yashaswi Jaiswal will also be one of the youngsters to watch out for RR, Jaiswal is likely to open alongside Samson or Uthappa in the clash against CSK.

Rajasthan Royals Probable Playing 11

Yashaswi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (Wk), Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith (C), David Miller, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Mayank Markande, Jaydev Unadatkat, Ankit Rajpoot

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Sam Curran RR vs CSK
Sam Curran was a star performer for CSK against MI

Chennai Super Kings won the MI vs CSK season opener by five wickets in 2020. It was a great outing for Ambati Rayudu including the bowling duo of Lungi Ngidi and Sam Curran. CSK is likely to go with an unchanged playing XI vs RR.

Chennai Super Kings Probable Playing 11

Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Faf Du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C & Wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Lungi Ngidi

Dream11 Top Fantasy Picks for RR vs CSK

Ambati Rayudu CSK
Ambati Rayudu was the Man of the Match against MI

Sanju Samson, the opening batsman for Rajasthan, will have the onus to star with the bat if RR is to do well against a strong CSK line-up. Skipper Steve Smith will be the key to RR’s middle-order. 

For Chennai Super Kings, the Yellow Army will bank upon Faf du Plessis, and Ambati Rayudu to continue their great show from after the first match. The bowling form of Lungi Ngidi and Piyush Chawla will also have a great say in today’s IPL match.

Dream11 Match Prediction for Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

RR vs CSK IPL 2020
RR vs CSK IPL 2020 (Photo: PTI)

Chennai Super Kings will start as favorites for today’s IPL match against RR. CSK have an experienced playing 11 and will back their players to yet again deliver against Rajasthan.

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