Chennai Super Kings will square off with Rajasthan Royals in the 37th match of the season at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Both these teams are in the second half of the points table and they are in a do or die position in the tournament. Thus, they will aim to come up with their best.
We take a look at Match Prediction, which can help you in placing the right bets. We will consider the current form, stats, head to head and players to look out for.
Last five matches for CSK: W L L W L
Chennai had lost their previous match against Delhi Capitals. In fact, Chennai was on top as DC required 17 runs off the final over. Chennai has failed to achieve any kind of impetus and they would be looking to turn the tables in the upcoming matches.
Last five matches for RR – L L L W L
Rajasthan Royals are also in the same boat as Chennai Super Kings as they have won only three matches out of the nine they have played. Thus, they will also need to pull up their socks in the upcoming matches to stay afloat in the tournament.
Rajasthan Royals had won the previous match of the season against Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs.
Head to Head: Total matches – 23, Won by CSK – 14, Won by RR – 9.
Players to watch out for – Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson and Shreyas Gopal will hold the key for RR.
Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis and Sam Curran will be the crucial players for Chennai Super Kings.
It is going to be an even battle between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. Based on head to head battle, Chennai will slightly be favourites against Rajasthan.