|Played||CSK Won||RR Won||Tie||No Result|
|19-Oct-2020||RR||7 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
Barely few weeks left for the much celebrated, mad, and riotous festival of cricket called the Indian Premier League to begin from 9th April 2021. Now it's the fourteenth season is coming, the IPL has developed a reputation of being one of the biggest domestic Twenty20 competitions in the world. The season opener for IPL 2021 will be played out between defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). 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 eleventh edition of the IPL held in 2018, the teams have faced each other 20 times. All but one of the matches have been played in the Indian Premier League, with the singular match having been played in 2014-15 Champions League Twenty20. The competition is now defunct. 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 25 encounters between the two sides, CSK have won 15 matches compared to RR who have won 10 matches.
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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 bundled up for 109 which was successfully chased by the Royals’ batsmen within 14.2 overs. The last encounter between the two sides was on 19th April at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai with CSK winning the match by 45 runs.
The two teams will face again for the 26th time on 5th May 2021 in Delhi. Chennai Super Kings will be captained by the hugely successful Mahendra Singh Dhoni while the Rajasthan Royals will be captained by Sanju Samson.