CSK VS RR: IPL 2023 17th Pre-match Predictions

The Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will lock horns in the 17th match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023.

The Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will lock horns in the 17th match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023. Both the teams are high on confidence and would look to translate their momentum into two more valuable points in the initial stages of the league. Both the teams won in their last match comprehensively and are now up against each other.   

Basic information about the match:

  • Teams: Chennai Super Kings Rajasthan Royals 
  • Date: 12-Apr-23
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Match: 17
  • Venue: Chennai

CSK Players List and Role

Chennai Super Kings, an Indian Premier League franchise cricket team based in Chennai.
MS Dhoni (c)Batter/Wicket-keeper
Devon ConwayBatter
Ruturaj GaikwadBatter
Ambati RayuduBatter/Wicket-keeper
Subhranshu SenapatiBatsmen
Moeen AliAll-Rounder
Shivam DubeAll-Rounder
Rajvardhan HangargekarBowler
Dwaine PretoriusAll-Rounder
Mitchell SantnerBowler
Ravindra JadejaAll-Rounder
Tushar DeshpandeBowler
Akash SinghBowler
Matheesha PathiranaBowler
Simarjeet SinghBowler
Deepak ChaharBowler
Prashant SolankiBowler
Maheesh TheekshanaBowler
Ajinkya RahaneBatter
Ben StokesAll-Rounder
Shaik RasheedBatter
Nishant SindhuAll-Rounder
Sisanda MagalaBowler
Ajay MandalAll-Rounder
Bhagath VarmaAll-Rounder

RR Players List and Roles

Rajasthan Royals (RR), an IPL 2008 winner and CLT20 2013 runners up team.
Riyan ParagAll-Rounder
Jason HolderAll-Rounder
Donovan FerreiraAll-Rounder
Akash VashishtAll-Rounder
Abdul PAAll-Rounder
Jos ButtlerBatsman
Yashasvi JaiswalBatsman
Shimron HetmyerBatsman
Devdutt PadikkalBatsman
Joe RootBatsman
Sanju Samson (c)Batsman/Wicket-keeper
Dhruv JurelBatsman/Wicket-keeper
R. AshwinBowler
Trent BoultBowler
KC CariappaBowler
Sandeep SharmaBowler
Yuzvendra ChahalBowler
Navdeep SainiBowler
Obed McCoyBowler
Kuldeep SenBowler
Kuldip YadavBowler
Adam ZampaBowler
KM AsifBowler
Murugan AshwinBowler
Kunal RathoreWicket-keeper

First Face-Off

Cricket prediction for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals were the champions of the inaugural Indian Premier League and it was the Chennai Super Kings which they had defeated in the finals to clinch the title. However, both the teams faced each other for the first time in the league stages on 4 May 2008 in the 24th match fo the league. It was in this match that Sohail Tanvir registered the then-best bowling figures by picking up 6 wickets for just 14 runs. Rajasthan Royals won the game comfortably.

Previous IPL Results

Both the teams share a neck-to-neck record when it comes to facing each other in the IPL. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have faced each other a total of 27 times out of which, 15 games are won by Chennai Super Kings, and 12 are won by the Rajasthan Royals. 

Previous Results

DateWinnerWon by
20-May-2022RR5 Wickets
2-Oct-2021RR7 Wickets
19-Apr-2021CSK45 runs
19-Oct-2020RR7 Wickets
22-Sep-2020RR16 runs
11-Apr-2019CSK4 Wickets
31-Mar-2019CSK8 runs
11-May-2018RR4 wickets
20-Apr-2018CSK64 runs
9-May-2015CSK12 runs
18-Apr-2015RR8 wickets
12-May-2014CSK5 wickets
22-Apr-2014CSK7 runs
3-Oct-2013RR*14 Runs
11-May-2013RR5 wickets
21-Apr-2013CSK5 wickets
9-May-2012CSK4 wickets
20-Apr-2012CSK7 wickets
8-May-2011CSK63 runs
3-May-2011CSK8 wickets
2-Apr-2010CSK23 runs
27-Mar-2010RR17 runs
8-May-2009CSK7 wickets
29-Apr-2009CSK38 runs
31-May-2008RR3 wickets

Pre-match Analysis

CSK vs RR Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s IPL Match? IPL 2023, Match 17.

Both the teams are in amazing form and would like to continue the same. While Chennai Super Kings registered a victory over their arch-rivals Mumbai Indians in the previous game, Rajasthan Royals thrashed the Delhi Capitals to get going. It looks like we are all set for a thriller as both teams clash in CSK’s fortress.   

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Ruturaj Gaikwad has been in sensational form in this year’s IPL as well. He has scored at an amazing strike rate and has been a consistent match-winner for the Chennai Super Kings. The opener has already scored 189 runs in the three matches played so far and would like to continue his form on his team’s home ground. This is the reason why Ruturaj Gaikwad may be the best batter of the match.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Yuzvendra Chahal has trapped multiple batters in the magic of his spin bowling. He has bowled economically and has also picked up wickets at crucial moments to ensure that Rajasthan Royals restrict the opponent from scoring runs. The leggie has picked up 8 wickets in the 3 matches played so far and is in red-hot form. This is the reason why he may be the best bowler of the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. 

Match Details

Chennai Super Kings will be up against the Rajasthan Royals in the 17th Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 12th April 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 7:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset. 

Pitch Report

The curators in Chennai produce dry, brittle pitches that are said to be spin-friendly. It has remained a respectable field for batters over the years, but it is not the pitch where large runs are scored. Chepauk Cricket Stadium typically hosts low-scoring contests. A sluggish surface gives the spinners comfort, therefore fielding an extra spinner in this situation is not a terrible idea. The Chepauk ground pitch won’t have much grass, thus speed bowlers could not benefit much from it. However, medium pacers who vary their bowling style might be successful.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

It looks like we are in store for a cracker of a contest between both sides who have performed immensely well till now. Both the teams have quality spin attacks for the Chepauk pitch and it will be dependent on the batsmen to turn the game. Seeing the form, it looks like Rajasthan Royals might end up winning this match.