- Chennai Super Kings lead Rajasthan Royals 14-9 in head-to-head stats.
- After losing their first match, both CSK and RR will be looking to keep their winning streak going when they face off.
- Look at their head-to-head stats and more
In the final game of the inaugural IPL season in 2008, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals played against each other. In that game, the RR team defeated CSK by winning on the final ball in a nail-biting finish. Rajasthan had beaten Chennai in both league matches earlier in the season.
The CSK team performed admirably in the following seasons, while the RR team’s success has deteriorated since then. CSK and RR will face off in the IPL 2021 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai today in the 12th match of the season.
CSK Vs RR Head To Head
When we talk about the last matches of both the team, a strong partnership between Faf du Plessis (36) and Moeen Ali (46) following a magical career-best bowling spell from Deepak Chahar (4/13) helped CSK beat PBKS by 6 wickets to secure their first-ever win in IPL 2021 while Rajasthan Royal’s David Miller scored 62 off 43 balls and Chris Morris slammed 36 off 18 delivers helped the team a spectacular win and Jaydev Unadkat ended up being the best bowler for the Royals, picking three wickets in the powerplay including two in two balls.
Both teams have played in 23 IPL games so far, with Chennai Super Kings winning 14 and Rajasthan Royals winning 9. Since 2015, both teams are neck to neck and have won four matches each.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
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CSK Vs RR Last 5 Encounters
19th October 2020: Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets
22nd September 2020: Rajasthan Royals won by 16 runs
11th April 2019: Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wickets
8th April 2019: Chennai Super Kings won by 8 runs
12th May 2018: Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets
Additional Stats Of CSK and RR:
CSK highest score against RR: 246
RR highest score against CSK: 223
Most runs for CSK: 5,431 (Suresh Raina)
Most runs for RR: 2,222 (SV Samson)
Most wickets for CSK: 126 wickets (DJ Bravo)
Most wickets for RR: 28 wickets (JD Unadkat)
Lowest total defended by CSK against RR: 140
Lowest total defended by RR against CSK: 177
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CSK started the tournament as favorites after their dominating performance in the second game, and they are a tough team to stop while they are on a winning streak. They had a strong finish in the last season, winning multiple games in a row. RR will face a difficult time, and they will need a number of things to go their way in order to beat CSK. Therefore, Chennai Super Kings have a high chance of winning the match against Rajasthan Royals.