Rajasthan and Chennai, two of the finalists of the 2008 season of the Indian T20 League, will be playing against each other for one last time this season. The match will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, starting at 7:30 PM (IST). The teams were also featured in the 12th match of the season at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. In that game, Rajasthan won the toss and elected to bowl.
After a series of hard-hitting, Chennai made 188 runs in 20 overs. Chennai’s batters hit 12 fours and ten sixes during this innings. Faf du Plessis made 33 runs off 17 balls and was the highest scorer for the team.
Chetan Sakariya and Chris Morris had a great day with the ball. Sakariya picked three wickets in four overs and gave away 36 runs. Morris picked two wickets in four overs and gave away 33 runs.
For Rajasthan, Jos Buttler and Manan Vohra opened the innings. Rajasthan lost several wickets upfront and was pushed to backfoot. Buttler made 49 runs off 35 balls and was the only successful batter in the lot.
For Chennai, Moeen Ali picked three wickets in three overs and gave away just seven runs. Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran picked two wickets each. Moeen Ali was adjudged player of the match in this Rajasthan vs Chennai game. We have included today T20 match probable playing 11, today match pitch report, today weather report, today match prediction, and fantasy cricket team prediction.
Rajasthan and Chennai have played a total of 25 games against each other in the Indian T20 League. Rajasthan has won ten games, while Chennai has won 15 games. Rajasthan has won a fewer number of games; however, the team has dominated Chennai vs Rajasthan head to head battle. In the past five games, Rajasthan has won three games. Last year, both the games played in UAE was won by Rajasthan.
Rajasthan Playing 11
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Tabraiz Shamsi
Chennai Playing 11
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
1. Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson is the leading run-scorer for the Rajasthan team. He has made 351 runs in nine games at an average of 50.14 and a strike rate of 141.53. He has made one century and one half-century in the tournament.
He scored the century against Punjab in Rajasthan’s first match of the season. Sanju made 119 runs off 63 deliveries in the game. On 25th September, he made 70 runs off 53 balls against Delhi. Sanju couldn’t get his team over the line in both the games.
2. Chetan Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya is the find of the season for the Rajasthan team. He has picked ten wickets in nine games at an average of 28.60, an economy of 8.41, and a strike rate of 20.4. In the last match against Chennai, Sakariya was the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan. He picked three wickets in four overs.
1. Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis has been in great touch with the bat in the tournament. He has made 394 runs in ten games at an average of 49.25 and a strike rate of 141.21. du Plessis has hit four half-centuries in the tournament.
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad is the second leading run-scorer in the tournament for Chennai. He has made 362 runs in ten games at an average of 40.22 and a strike rate of 137.12. Gaikwad has hit three half-centuries in the tournament.
You can pick Ravindra Jadeja or Faf du Plessis as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Sanju Samson or Yashasvi Jaiswal as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Pitch Report Today Match
Chennai and Rajasthan will be playing this game at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The ground has produced some of the highest scores in the tournament. Batters have found it easy to score runs here, and the same might happen in this game.
Weather Report Today
The match will be starting at 6:00 PM local time. The temperature is likely to remain over 30°C. The atmosphere is expected to remain partly cloudy and warm. The humidity will remain over 63%.
Our prediction is Chennai might win this game. It was our Rajasthan vs Chennai match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites and a new fantasy cricket app. Follow our social media handles to remain updated.