Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) have been gigantic teams since the commencement of the IPL. Both teams have had their ups and downs. CSK and RR both have been the IPL title winners.
While RR has the record for lifting the first IPL trophy, CSK has the second-highest number of IPL trophies. The teams also faced a ban for match-fixing for two years in 2016 and 2017.
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Head To Head
CSK and RR have met each other head-to-head 26 times in the history of the IPL. While CSK has won 15 matches against RR, the latter could only win 11 games.
CSK registered the highest score of 246 runs against the Royals in 2010, as RR scored their highest total of 223 runs against CSK in the same match. CSK registered the lowest score of 109 runs, and RR has the lowest score of 126.
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CSK vs RR has been an interesting game to watch, considering the team’s history. The teams are facing each other for the first time this season on the 17th March of IPL 2023 in the Chepauk stadium, Chennai.
Both teams have equal points in the points table now and have managed to seal a win in two matches and face a loss in one. The teams will look forward to moving ahead in the points table after gaining two points in this game. Here are the best player battles to look for in the 17th Match of the TATA IPL 2023.
Deepak Chahar vs Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler is in impeccable form since I am here now and is performing consistently match after match. He is repeatedly smashing the ball for boundaries and sixes and putting quick runs on the board while taking less number of deliveries. Facing the pace-swing bowling of Deepak Chahar could be a challenge and an interesting contest to watch, as Jos has had a low strike rate against Deepak.
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Ravindra Jadeja vs Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson has been one of the most aggressive batsmen in the IPL. He has always played a captain knock for RR and saved his team by scoring high runs in fewer deliveries. Sanju has registered a high strike rate of 158.33 against Jadeja but has unfortunately been dismissed twice by the spin bowler.
Ruturaj Gaikwad vs Trent Boult
Ruturaj, the opening batsman of CSK, has performed impressively in the first three matches. Pitched against Boult in the initial overs of the power play, this contest will be another thriller to look out for.