Today’s match is going to be between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings and it will be the 68th game of Tata IPL 2022. The match will be played on 20th May at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The game will be available live on Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar from 7:30 pm IST. Both RR and CSK will face each other for the very first time.
The 68th match of IPL 2022 will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. RR has played thirteen games and won eight of them, with 16 points. They are currently in the third spot on the points table below GT and LSG. Rajasthan played their previous game with Lucknow Super Giants and won the round by twenty-four runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored forty-one runs, and Devdutt Padikkal made thirty-nine runs. Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, and Obed McCoy, each took two wickets for RR. They gave LSG a target of 178 runs and won the game by 24 runs.
Chennai Super Kings played their last match against Gujarat Titans and lost the game by seven wickets. Ruturaj Gaikwad scored fifty-three runs, and N Jagadeesan made thirty-nine runs. Matheesha Pathirana grabbed two wickets and Moeen Ali took one wicket for Chennai. It was a poor performance by CSK in bowling as they couldn’t manage to restrict GT batsmen to get past their target of 133 and defeat them by seven wickets.
Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will be facing each other for the first time in Tata IPL 2022.
The 68th match will be played at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, and it is known for assisting both batters and bowlers. It gives an even bounce which helps bowlers aim their throw and batters predict the bounce. The stadium has shorter boundaries and is easier to score.
The average temperature during the game will be 31 degrees celsius. Humidity will be 72%, and a moderate wind speed of 18 km per hour. There is little to no chance of precipitation.
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(C, WK), Devdutt Padikkal, James Neesham, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy
Chennai Super Kings:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Narayan Jagadeesan, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni(C, WK), Shivam Dube, Mitchell Santner, Simarjeet Singh, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, Matheesha Pathirana
Jos Buttler from Rajasthan Royals is a right-handed batsman. He is presently the highest scorer of IPL 2022, scoring 627 runs, and wears the Orange cap. Buttler is indeed a crucial pick for today’s game.
Yuzvendra Chahal is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler playing for Rajasthan Royals. Chahal is the highest wicket-taker of IPL 2022 and holds a Purple cap. His bowling skill will come in handy for the game.
Devdutt Padikkal from Rajasthan Royals is a left-handed batsman who made 334 runs for his team. Padikkal is a consistent scoring player and will be a good pick.
Moeen Ali is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler playing for Chennai Super Kings. Ali has achieved equally on both sides, scored 152 runs, and bagged seven wickets for his team this season.
Devon Conway from Chennai Super Kings is a left-handed batsman who made 236 runs for his team. Conway is a crucial player for CSK and will score in today’s game.
Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali
Devon Conway, Yuzvendra Chahal
Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler(C), Sanju Samson
Batsmen: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway(VC), Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal
All-Rounder: Moeen Ali, Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Choudhary, Trent Boult
Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson
Batsmen: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Devdutt Padikkal
All-Rounders: Moeen Ali(C), Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Santner
Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal(VC), Mukesh Choudhary, Prasidh Krishna
For smaller leagues and mini-tournaments, Jos Buttler will be a great pick as a captain. Moeen Ali on the other hand will be a safe choice for more major leagues and grander tournaments. Mitchell Santner and Prasidh Krishna will be the punt pick for today’s game. The suggested playing combination is 2-4-2-3.
It is a significant game for Rajasthan Royals as it will determine their entry into the playoffs. RR will win the game due to their need and better all-around performance than Chennai Super Kings.