The 17th match of the Indian Premier League, 2023 will take place between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals on the 12th of April, 2023 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
You can check out the IPL odds on this match with betway, before taking a look at the Form Guide for the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, and see what markets they have for this IPL classic encounter.
Chennai Super Kings Form Guide:
Chennai Super Kings are placed at the 5th position on points table.
The top run scorer for Chennai Super Kings is Ruturaj Gaikwad with 189 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Chennai Super Kings is Tushar Deshpande with 5 scalps under his belt.
Chennai Super Kings have won their previous match against Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets.
Mumbai Indians batted first and they were restricted to 157 for 8 in 20 overs. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan gave their team a promising start. They scored 21 and 32 runs respectively. After these two fell, wickets started tumbling and Mumbai Indians went from 38 for 0 to 76 for 5 in no time. Tim David tried to score a few quick runs but he was holed out at the deep midwicket after scoring 31 off 22 balls. Mumbai Indians couldn’t really accelerate in the death overs and were restricted to an under par total of 157 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Mumbai Indians picked up the wicket of Devon Conway early on. After his dismissal, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ajinkya Rahane took the responsibility to take their team over the line. Rahane scored a magnificent 61 off just 27 balls to put Chennai Super Kings on course of a successful chase. The men in yellow chased the total down rather comfortably in the 19th over with 7 wickets in hand.
Rajasthan Royals Form Guide:
Rajasthan Royals are currently placed at the second position on points table.
The top run scorer for Rajasthan Royals is Jos Buttler with 152 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Rajasthan Royals is Yuzvendra Chahal with 8 scalps under his belt.
Rajasthan Royals have won their previous match against Delhi Capitals by a huge margin of 57 runs.
Rajasthan Royals batted first and they posted a big total of 199 for 4 in 20 overs. Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler went all guns blazing at the start. Jaiswal scored 60 off 31 balls while Buttler made 79 off 51 to help Rajasthan Royals believe in a big total. Shimron Hetmyer provided the flourish in the latter part of the innings to take Rajasthan Royals to 199 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Delhi Capitals lost 2 wickets in the first over itself, thanks for a phenomenal show of swing bowling by Trent Boult. David Warner stuck around and played some good shots for his 65 but it was a very slow paced innings and didn’t help the team’s cause. Delhi Capitals were eventually restricted to 142 for 9, losing the match by 57 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK): MS Dhoni (C), Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, Simarjeet Singh, Subhranshu Senapati, Tushar Deshpande, Bhagath Varma, Ajay Mandal, Kyle Jamieson, Nishant Sindhu, Shaik Rasheed, Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane
Rajasthan Royals (RR): Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Dhruv Jurel, K.C Cariappa, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Obed Mccoy, Prasidh Krishna, R. Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Sanju Samson (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joe Root, Abdul P A, Akash Vashisht, Murugan Ashwin, KM Asif, Adam Zampa, Kunal Rathore, Donovan Ferreira, Jason Holder
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Rajasthan Royals
Who will win?- Rajasthan Royals
Top Batter (Runs Score) – Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings), Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mitchell Santner (Chennai Super Kings), Yuzvendra Chahal (Rajasthan Royals)
Most Sixes – Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings), Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals)
Player of the Match- Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals)
Team Scores Batting first – Rajasthan Royals 175+, Chennai Super Kings 165+
Match Handicap: Rajasthan Royals