The IPL 2019 fever is running high this season and CSK temperature is rising with each match. CSK has won every game except one and with that, they are maintaining their No.1 position while RR has lost every match they have played so far in IPL 2019 except one. Also, stats reflect that CSK has won 3 Out of 5 IPL matches against RR. Although CSK looks rock solid on paper, RR boasts of a side that could punch above its weight.
So get ready for the IPL 2019 next encounter of RR vs CSK Playing11 in Jaipur on Thursday. Below are the top 3 key players
After his stunning inning against KXIP where Du Plessis scored 54 runs in just 38 balls, fans were expecting another big inning from him. And this classy allrounder of SA (currently playing for CSK in IPL 2019) surely didn’t disappoint. This time when he was chasing a very light score of 109 against KKR, he again showed his class by scoring 43 not out. In just two matches of this season of IPL 2019, he has already made 97 runs. We hope to see another hit performance by him in his next match i.e, RR vs CSK Playing11.
It seems that the Yellow jersey suits him. Since the time he has been playing for CSK, Harbhajan has taken 7 wickets in just 4 matches and his game is still on. In his previous match, he was bowling fabulously at the economy rate of 3.75 and extracted 2 wickets as well. The match was solely won by the bowlers and Bhajji bowled 15 dot balls off his four overs and gave away just fifteen runs.
Deepak Chahar the ‘Man of the Match” in the previous game of CSK is running into a superb form right now. In his latest match, he became a nightmare for the batsmen of KKR as he took 3 wickets with an economy rate of 5.00. In four overs he spared only 20 runs and 20 dots. Chahar’s wickets in the powerplay session helped CSK to restrict the dangerous batting line- up of KKR. So far Chahar has taken 8 wickets in six matches.
With 176 runs in five matches, Buttler is in a rigorous form right now. This all-rounder scored 69 runs in his first match this season of IPL 2019. In his last season, he smashed five half-centuries which included his highest score 95* (not out) and created a massive impact on RR’s score. In his previous the match he scored 37 runs with a strike rate of above 100+.
This fast bowler debuted his IPL career in 2018 becoming an aggressive all-rounder with bowling speed of above 145 km/h. He is considered a very economical bowler (7.98) of 2018 IPL. Although he was not able to bag any wicket in his previous match, Archer is certainly the man whom you can trust in difficult situations. The last RR met CSK, Archer gave away only 17 runs off his four overs and took two wickets. He would aim to replicate his performance this time around as well.
He has already proved his worth by clicking at the right moment to set the stage for his team against the RCB. Another day in home ground awaits Gopal this Thursday. In his last match, he took 2 wickets with an economy rate of 8.75. Although RR lost the match against KKR, Shreyas was the only wicket-taker from his team. Overall he has taken 8 wickets in five matches.