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IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals: April 19, Match 12 Prediction

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals April 19, Match 12 Prediction

In this article, we preview Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, match 12 of the IPL 2021 to be played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on 19 April. We also present our CSK vs RR match prediction, based on our analysis of the current form of the various players in the fray, as displayed in their recent games. While RR are currently placed 6th on the points table after one game played, CSK are at the bottom, also having played just one game so far.

Match Predictions and Team Previews

Last IPL Match Between CSK and RR

The two sides last met on 19 October 2020 in Abu Dhabi. CSK batted first and were restricted to 125/5 in their allotted overs. While several batsmen got starts, no player converted the start into a big innings. Jadeja finished with 35 off 30 balls to emerge the top scorer, while the only other innings of any substance came from Sam Curran (22 off 25 balls) and Dhoni (28 off 28). For RR, Archer, Tyagi, Gopal and Tewatia took a wicket each. The spinners were economical, with Gopal and Tewatia registering respective economy rates of 3.50 and 4.50. Despite a bad start, the strong RR batting made light work of the target achieving it in 17.3 overs with 7 wickets to spare. Buttler made 70 off 48 balls to lift his side to victory from 28 for 3.

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals: April 19, Match 12 Prediction

Head-to-Head

CSK have registered an h2h advantage of 14-10 over RR in 24 past matches between the sides. However, the last two games between them have been won by RR.

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals: April 19, Match 12 Prediction

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals: April 19, Match 12 Prediction

Analysis

While RR miss the pace of Jofra Archer who is yet to join the side, they have the batting to make up for it, as they proved in their match against PBKS on 12 April. They bat deep with Morris at number eight capable of hitting a few lusty blows when the occasion demands it. On paper, CSK match the batting of RR. In reality, however, they have several out-of-form players, including Dhoni, Bravo and Du Plessis. Like RR without Archer, CSK also lack a genuine paceman in their bowling ranks. Overall, RR have the edge in a battle of well-matched teams.

Likely XIs

CSK: Gaikwad, Du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Raina, Rayudu, Jadeja, Dhoni, Curran, Bravo, Thakur, Chahar.

RR: Stokes, Vohra, Samson, Buttler, Dube, Parag, Tewatia, Morris, Gopal, Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman.

Match Prediction

We predict that RR will beat CSK in the 12th match of the IPL 2021 on 19 April.

CSK vs RR Betting

Betting odds favour RR who came within a whisker of chasing down a target of 222 against PBKS on 12 April.

Summary

On a batting-friendly wicket at the Wankhede, RR, who have a wider range of explosive batsmen including the likes of Stokes, Samson and Buttler, will enjoy the edge in a match that could go down to the wire.

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