CSK vs RR Head to Head

Last Modified Mar 13, 2024 17:30 IST

There are only a few weeks left for the much celebrated, mad, and riotous festival of cricket called the Indian Premier League to begin on 22nd March 2024. With the sixteenth season arriving, the IPL has developed a reputation for being one of the biggest domestic Twenty20 competitions in the world. One of the most daunting fixtures will be the one between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings and will be a well-matched contest. Let’s take a look at the head-to-head statistics of CSK and RR.

As of the sixteenth edition of the IPL held in 2023, the teams have faced each other 29 times. The two teams have also faced each other in the final of the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League. Rajasthan Royals came out on top of the encounter as they ran out as the Champions of the first-ever season of IPL.

Taking an overview of the statistics of the class between these two teams, Chennai Super Kings have a slight edge over the Rajasthan Royals. Out of the 29 encounters between the two sides, CSK has won 15 matches compared to RR who have won 14 matches. The first encounter between the two sides was on 4th May 2008 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Rajasthan Royals won the match with considerable ease as CSK was bundled up for 109, successfully chased by the Royals’ batsmen within 14.2 overs.

The latest encounter, which was held on April 27th, 2023 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, saw the Rajasthan Royals triumph over the Chennai Super Kings by 32 runs, with Yashasvi Jaiswal bathing the player of the match for his valiant knock of 77 from 43 balls.


CSK vs RR Head-to-Head Stats

Out of 29 encounters so far, Chennai Super Kings have won 15 while Rajasthan Royals have won 14.


Matches PlayedMatches won by CSKMatches won by RRNo Result
291514-


CSK vs RR Match Results

DateWinnerWon byVenue
27-Apr-2023RR32 runsJaipur
12-Apr-2023RR3 runsChennai
20-May-2022RR5 WicketsMumbai
2-Oct-2021RR7 WicketsAbu Dhabi
19-Apr-2021CSK45 runsMumbai
19-Oct-2020RR7 WicketsAbu Dhabi
22-Sep-2020RR16 runsUAE
11-Apr-2019CSK4 WicketsJaipur
31-Mar-2019CSK8 runsChennai
11-May-2018RR4 wicketsJaipur
20-Apr-2018CSK64 runsPune
9-May-2015CSK12 runsChennai
18-Apr-2015RR8 wicketsAhmedabad
12-May-2014CSK5 wicketsRanchi
22-Apr-2014CSK7 runsDubai
3-Oct-2013RR*14 RunsJaipur
11-May-2013RR5 wicketsJaipur
21-Apr-2013CSK5 wicketsChennai
9-May-2012CSK4 wicketsJaipur
20-Apr-2012CSK7 wicketsChennai
8-May-2011CSK63 runsJaipur
3-May-2011CSK8 wicketsChennai
2-Apr-2010CSK23 runsChennai
27-Mar-2010RR17 runsAhmedabad
8-May-2009CSK7 wicketsKimberley
29-Apr-2009CSK38 runsCenturion
31-May-2008RR3 wicketsMumbai
23-May-2008RR10 runsChennai
3-May-2008RR8 wicketsJaipur

(*) - Champions League Twenty20

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CSK vs RR Head-to-Head in CSK’s home ground MA Chidambaram Stadium

CSK have completely dominated RR at their home ground MA Chidambaram Stadium, with the latter winning a game each in the inaugural edition and the latest edition.


Matches PlayedMatches won by CSKMatches won by RRPrevious Meeting
080602RR won by 3 runs

CSK vs RR Head-to-Head in RR’s home ground Sawai Mansingh Stadium

In matches held at the Rajasthan Royals’ home ground Sawai Mansingh Stadium, RR has a slight edge over CSK.


Matches PlayedMatches won by RRMatches won by CSKPrevious Meeting
080503RR won by 32 runs


CSK vs RR Head-to-Head in Neutral Venues

At neutral venues, RR has a slight edge over CSK, winning seven and losing six.


Matches PlayedMatches won by CSKMatches won by RRPrevious Meeting
130607RR won by 5 wickets


CSK vs RR Head-to-Head - Interesting Facts

  • In CSK vs RR games, Shane Watson has scored the most number of runs, amassing 711 runs for the Rajasthan Royals as well as the Chennai Super Kings.


BatterRuns
Shane Watson711
Suresh Raina659
MS Dhoni556



  • In CSK vs RR games, Ravindra Jadeja has been the highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals as well as the Chennai Super Kings with 20 wickets.


BowlerWickets
Ravindra Jadeja20
Dwayne Bravo16
Albie Morkel14


  • The highest total in a CSK vs RR fixture is 246 scored by CSK and the lowest total is 109 scored by CSK as well.


  • Murali Vijay and Ruturaj Gaikwad have scored centuries for CSK against RR while Shane Watson has scored a century each for Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings.


  • RR and CSK have met only once in an IPL final, in the inaugural edition of the IPL and RR lifted the much coveted IPL trophy by defeating runners-up CSK by 3 wickets, with Yusuf Pathan being adjudged the player of the match for his all-round show of 56 off 39 balls with the bat and 3/22 with the ball.

FAQs on CSK vs RR Head-to-Head

Q. How many centuries have been scored in CSK vs RR Head-to-Head?

A. Four centuries (Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, and Ruturaj Gaikwad) have been scored in matches involving CSK and RR.

Q. Who has scored the most number of runs in CSK vs RR Head-to-Head?

A. In CSK vs RR games, Shane Watson has scored the most number of runs, amassing 711 runs for the Rajasthan Royals as well as the Chennai Super Kings.

Q. Who has taken the most number of wickets in CSK vs RR Head-to-Head?

A. In CSK vs RR games, Ravindra Jadeja has been the highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals as well as the Chennai Super Kings with 20 wickets.

Q. Which team is more successful in IPL, CSK or RR?

A. CSK is the more successful team in IPL, having won five titles in the IPL while RR has only managed to win a single IPL trophy, in the inaugural edition of the IPL.

Q. How many times have CSK and RR met in an IPL final?

A. RR and CSK have met only once in an IPL final, in the inaugural edition of the IPL and RR lifted the much coveted IPL trophy by defeating runners-up CSK by 3 wickets.

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