Rajasthan Royals will host the Chennai Super Kings in a do-or-die game at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. CSK will be a game after a rest of good six days which can either result in a positive way or negative as well.
RR will be high on confidence as they defeated one of the top teams of this year’s IPL, Kings XI Punjab in the last convincingly by 15 runs. But it was one of those must win game them and they have to win all of their remaining games as well to qualify for the playoffs. It would be difficult for them as they are up against the second placed CSK.
Chennai Super Kings too, won their last game very easily against the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets. It was important victory for them as Ravindra Jadeja performed exceptionally well to win the ‘Man of the Match’ for his bowling figures of 3/18. But as they are coming after a break of few days, it would be interesting to see if they can carry on that momentum or not.
Rahul Tripathi is expected to come back to the side in place of either Mahipal Lomror or Stuart Binny as neither of them performed well in the chances given to them. Dhawal Kulkarni is also expected to come back in place of Anureet Singh. CSK, on the other hand are unexpected to make any changes to their playing XI.