New Delhi: This match is going to be very important for Rajasthan Royals (RR) from the point of view of playoff. A win against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will see them move past Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) to the second position in the points table, which will prove beneficial for the team. CSK, on the other hand, will try to try some new players in the final match of their season. Their gameplay hasn't gone according to plan and it will be interesting to see how they prepare for this encounter. Although he has nothing to lose, he can become a threat to Rajasthan Royals (RR).
CSK suffered a major setback due to Deepak Chahar's injury. However, Mukesh Chowdhary has performed brilliantly for Chennai in the powerplay with the new ball this season. Mukesh Choudhary has been a good discovery for Chennai in the powerplay with the new ball this season. In Mahesh Diksha, he has found a spinner who can stay with the franchise for a long time. Ruturaj Gaikwad has made a mark in a few matches and his form will decide how the team performs in this match.
At the same time, Jos Buttler has been a one man army for Rajasthan Royals in this entire IPL season. Rajasthan has made it to the top-4 without any problem on the basis of his excellent performance. Butler is the highest run-scorer in the ongoing season. He has scored 627 runs in 13 matches. Along with this, Rajasthan also has the deadliest bowling attack of the tournament.
Probable playing XI of both the teams
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Pranand Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dubey, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni (c), Mitchell Santner, Prashant Solanki, Simarjit Singh, Mathisha Pathirana, Mukesh Choudhary