IPL 2013: CSK vs RR Live Score IPL 6 Match 30 Chennai v Rajasthan
CSK vs RR Live Scorecard – Get Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Live Score and Ball by Ball Commentary of Pepsi IPL 2013, 30th T20 Match played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai on 22nd April 2013.
Riding high on their back-to-back wins, Chennai Super Kings would look to maintain their winning streak when they take on Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals will aim to improve their away record by beating Super Kings on their home turf at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Monday.
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The home team has clicked collectively in its wins with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja proving to be a crucial cog in its scheme of things. All-rounder Dwayne Bravo, new recruits Chris Morris and Mohit Sharma have also done their bit to bolster the team but batting would be a concern for them, given the struggle they endured while chasing a small total against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.
Rajasthan Royals, meanwhile, also have some batting worries to deal with after their loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday. The Royals, who won the title in the inaugural season, have not depended too much on one individual and all their wins have been a collective effort from the team.
Royals would have to improve their away record, which is not too impressive.
Both the teams are having 8 points in the points table in the six matches played, while Chennai Super Kings is ahead of Rajasthan Royals in the net run rate.
Chennai Super Kings
CSK’s win over KKR in the last match shows the confidence to the depth in the batting line up. CSK is the most victorious team in IPL winning the IPL cup two times in 2010 and 2011. The team has excellent spin attackers like Ashwin and Jadeja.
But, the poor forms of Suresh Raina and Murali Vijay are a big concern for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Super Kings. Michael Hussey is the leading run scorer for CSK with 217 runs in 5 IPL 6. Bowlers Dwayne Bravo who took 10 wickets, and Dwayne Bravo who took 9 wickets so far are the key bowlers to watch out.
MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Michael Hussey, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Subaramaniam Badrinath, Ravindra Jadeja, Albie Morkel, Chris Morris, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Srikkanth Anirudha, Baba Aparajith, Akila Dananjaya, Faf du Plessis, Ben Hilfenhaus, Jason Holder, Imtiaz Ahmed, Shadab Jakati, R Karthikeyan, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ben Laughlin, Ronit More, Dirk Nannes, Ankit Rajpoot, Wriddhiman Saha and Vijay Shankar.
Ajinikya Rahane, is the key batsman to watch for in the match with 210 runs so far in the six matches. The return of Shane Watson is a great morale boost for Rajasthan Royals. Owais Shah and all-rounder Brad Hodge, both of whom have displayed good form will give the team a good support. The bowling side is not so strong,which is a big concern for the skipper Rahul Dravid. Kevon Cooper who took 9 wickets in the 5 matches played will expect to contend the strong CSK batting line-up.
Rahul Dravid (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny, S Sreesanth, Shaun Tait, Siddharth Trivedi, Shane Watson, Dishant Yagnik, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan, Kevon Cooper, Fidel Edwards, James Faulkner, Shreevats Goswami, Samuel Badree, Harmeet Singh, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Vikramjeet Malik, Kumar Boresa, Ashok Menaria, Kusal Perera, Sachin Baby, Sanju Samson, Owais Shah, Rahul Shukla, Amit Singh, Pravin Tambe.
A spectacular performance is on the cards. However, CSK is a superior side than RR in the home turf, Chennai.