Categories: IPL 2020
| On Updated : Sep 22, 2020 2:44 PM IST

RR vs CSK IPL 2020 Stat Preview: Head to Head, Batting records, Bowling records, History, Schedule, Fixture, IPL 2019

RR vs CSK IPL 2020 Stat Preview: Rajasthan Royals (RR) will start off their campaign as they take on the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the iconic Sharjah Stadium. Both teams were the finalists of the first ever edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and will once again be aiming to go the distance. MS Dhoni's yellow army are already on the back of big win over Mumbai Indians, meanwhile, Steve Smith will have to do without some of his key first team players for the Royals' first game. Nevertheless, we can expect a cracker of a contest between the the two sides.

RR vs CSK IPL 2020 Stat Preview

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Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings in IPL

From the last 22 appearances between the two sides, it's the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) that have had the upper hand with 14 wins in contrast to eight wins by Rajasthan Royals (RR).

RR vs CSK Overall

Played: 22

RR: 8

CSK: 14

IPL 2019 Meetings

In the previous edition of the tournament, it was the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) that got the win on both occasions.

Batting records

Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni top the pile with 609 and 423 runs respectively versus the Royals. Murali Vijay has scored 366 runs from nine previous innings. against them and could once again pose a threat here.  Jose Butler and Ben Stokes have scored 146 and 130 runs respectively from the last four innings versus CSK and as a result have scored the most runs against them.

TOP 3 BATSMEN (among current players)
Chennai Super Kings
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 SK Raina 21 0 609 29.00 135.94 0 4
2 MS Dhoni 20 9 423 42.00 131.25 0 2
3 M Vijay 9 0 366 36.88 146.04 1 2

Rajasthan Royals
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 JC Buttler 4 1 146 48.67 155.32 0 1
2 BA Stokes 4 0 130 32.50 135.43 0
3 Sanju Samson 7 0 79 11.29 100.0

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Bowling records

Three time champions Chennai Super Kings have been reliant on their bowling supremacy which has often led them to more good days then bad. Ravidra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo have had their fair share of success versus the Royals with the ball in hand. Both Jadeja and Bravo have scalped 15 wickets apiece against the same opponent.

Jofra Archer has been the natural wicket taker for Rajasthan Royals ever since being a member of the franchise. The England international loves bowling against CSK as he has scalped  five wickets against them. Shreyas Gopal is next in line with three wickets from three games, and his mystery spin can once again come in handy.

TOP 2 BOWLERS (among current players)
Chennai Super Kings
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 RA Jadeja 12 15 0 2
2 DJ Bravo 11 15 0 0
Rajasthan Royals
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 JC Archer 3 5 0 0
2 BA Stokes 4 3 0 0

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RR vs CSK IPL 2020 Schedule

September 22: Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah

October 19: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Sheikh Zayed Stadium

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