RR vs CSK: It’s a topper’s clash tonight as the No.1 placed Chennai Super Kings are all set to lock horns against Rajasthan Royals in match no. 37 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Thursday. MSD’s side will also look forward to seek revenge over the Royals for the final-over defeat at the Chepauk earlier this season.
Sanju Samson Won The Toss And Elected To Bat First
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals’ captain Sanju Samson won the toss and elected to bat first. Speaking at the toss, Samson was quite optimistic that they can defend the target. He said:
“We would like to bat first. We like to stick to our strength, which is to defend. It feels really great to play RR’s 200th game, feels great to be playing for 10 years. Would love to see some pink here today, but it’s yellow and we know that the reason is. Trent Boult misses out due to a niggle, Adam Zampa is playing in his place.”
CSK captain MS Dhoni said that the pitch has a decent pace and made a statement that they are trying to build character in the bowlers. He said:
“This pitch has decent pace but the average bounce is slightly less. We are trying to build characters in our team (bowlers) and make them believe in themselves. Same side for us,”
RR vs CSK: Playing XI And Impact Players List Of Both The Teams:
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
CSK’s Impact Players: Ambati Rayudu, Dwaine Pretorius, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaikh Rasheed, RS Hangargekar
Chennai Super Kings’ Playing XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
RR’s Impact Players: Donovan Ferreira, KM Asif, Kuldip Yadav, Murugan Ashwin, Riyan Parag.