CSK vs RR Dream11 Prediction, IPL 2024, Match 61: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals playing XI, fantasy team and squads

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The finalists of the inaugural 2008 Indian Premier League (IPL) edition, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are set to lock horns in the 61st match of the ongoing IPL 2024. Both teams will play this match in Chennai. The match is going to be all-important and a must-win for both teams to strengthen their chances for the playoff stage of the tournament.

Rajasthan Royals are currently in the second spot of the points table with 8 wins and 3 defeats in the 11 matches they have played so far, having 16 points to their name. On the other hand, CSK are in the fourth spot with 12 points, having 6 wins and 6 defeats in the 12 matches.

Pitch Report

The surface at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has been quite easy to bat on in the first innings while the chasing team has always struggled here. The stats also speak the same as the team batting first has won 48 matches in comparison to 34 wins of the team batting second.

Speaking of the toss, it might not have that much impact as the team winning the toss has won 42 games while the team losing the toss has won 40 matches. The captain winning the toss might opt to bat first to put the opponent in a difficult run chase

CSK vs RR Probable Playing XI

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk), Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande, and Simarjeet Singh.

Impact Substitute – Sameer Rizvi

Rajasthan Royals

Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Rovman Powell, Shubham Dubey, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Sharma, and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Impact Substitute – Dhruv Jurel

Top Players for CSK vs RR Dream11 Match

Top Players – Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad – The young CSK skipper and star opener has been in sensational form with the bat in the ongoing IPL 2024. He is currently the leading run-scorer for CSK, scoring 541 runs in 12 innings of the 12 matches, with 2 not-out, having an average of 54.10 and a strike rate of 145.85. He could be one of the top players for CSK in the game against RR.

Shivam Dube – The star all-rounder has not been in an expected form for the last two or three matches, but he has been very impressive with the bat in the tournament so far, scoring 371 runs in 12 innings, with 3 not-outs, with the average of 41.22, including the brilliant strike rate of 170.18, hitting 3 half-centuries. He might be a game-changer for CSK.

Top Players – Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson – The RR skipper has left everyone amused with his amazing batting performances throughout the ongoing IPL 2024 so far. He has scored 471 runs in 11 innings of the 11 matches, being not-out in 4 innings, registering an average of 67.28 and a strike rate of 163.54, hitting a century and 5 half-centuries. Samson could be a big impact factor for RR in the must-win game against CSK. 

Yuzvendra Chahal – The star leg spinner could be a big asset for CSK in the upcoming game against RR at the slow surface of the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. He has scalped 14 wickets in 11 innings, having an economy rate of 9.90 and a strike rate of 18.00 with the best performance of 3/11.

CSK vs RR Must Picks for Dream11 Cricket

Ruturaj Gaikwad – The CSK skipper could be a vital cog in the wheel for CSK while batting at the top of the order. Considering his form in the current season so far, Gaikwad should be one of the must-picks while picking the fantasy team for CSK vs RR game.

Sanju Samson – The Rajasthan Royals captain played a crucial knock of 86 runs in the last game against Delhi Capitals; however, it went in vain as RR couldn’t chase down the target. Sanju is also one of the must-pick candidates while making a fantasy team for this game.

Suggested Playing XI No. 1 for CSK vs RR Dream11 Cricket Fantasy

Ruturaj Gaikwad (C), Trent Boult (VC), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan, and Tushar Deshpande.

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Suggested Playing XI No. 2 for CSK vs RR Dream11 Cricket Fantasy

Daryl Mitchell (C), Yuzvendra Chahal (VC), Sanju Samson, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravindra Jadeja, Riyan Parag, Trent Boult, and Tushar Deshpande.

CSK vs RR Dream11

CSK vs RR Risky Captaincy Choices

MS Dhoni – The former CSK skipper and the legendary wicketkeeper-batter has shown some amazing quick cameos with the bat in the tournament. But he comes to bat lower down the order so picking him as a captain of the fantasy team could be a very risky move.

Yashasvi Jaiswal – The young RR opener has scored a century and a half-century with the bat in the tournament so far. But there’s a lack of consistency in Jaiswal’s batting; so, he might not be the right choice for the captaincy of the fantasy team.

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