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RR vs CSK IPL 2022: Is Shimron Hetmyer Playing Today? Here’s the official update

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Shimron Hetmyer RR vs CSK IPL 2022: The Rajasthan Royals (RR) have definitely performed impressively well in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season. In their most recent match of the competition, the Sanju Samson-led RR team defeated the Lucknow Super Giants by a convincing margin of 24 runs. For the first time after 2018, the Rajasthan Royals are looking in a great position to qualify for the IPL 2022 playoffs.

RR vs CSK IPL 2022: Is Shimron Hetmyer Playing Today? Here’s the official update

In a massive boost for the Rajasthan Royals, premier overseas batsman Shimron Hetmyer has returned after the birth of his first child and also completed his mandatory quarantine of three days. The West Indies left-handed batsman will now be available for selection during Rajasthan Royals’ last league game against Chennai Super Kings scheduled to be played on 20 May, 2022 (Friday) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Hetmyer’s inclusion is huge positive news for the Rajasthan Royals as a victory against CSK will help them finish at the second spot on the points table that will also give them an advantage during the IPL 2022 playoffs.

For the Rajasthan Royals, Shimron Hetmyer has already contributed some important innings with the bat in the T20 competition. In IPL 2022, Hetmyer has smashed an excellent tally of 291 runs that includes a best of 59 not out.

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Shimron Hetmyer Stats in IPL

Matches Runs Strike-rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
42 808 156.29 291 runs (11 games) 31*, 27*, 6*, 3, 1*, 26*, 29, 59*

 

Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings: Probable RR Playing 11

In order to accommodate Shimron Hetmyer in the playing 11, the Rajasthan Royals will have to make a change to the winning combination. James Neesham will have to make way for Hetmyer while Kuldeep Sen can also return in place of Obed McCoy.

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RR Playing 11
1. Jos Buttler 
2. Yashasvi Jaiswal
3. Sanju Samson (C & wk)
4. Devdutt Padikkal
5. Shimron Hetmyer
6. Riyan Parag

7. Ravichandran Ashwin
8. Trent Boult

9. Kuldeep Sen/Obed McCoy
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
11. Prasidh Krishna

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RR vs CSK Head to Head Record

Matches RR Won CSK Won
Overall (26) 15 11
Last 5 IPL Games 3 2

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Kuljyot Singh

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