Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 37

Chennai is expected to win this match.

Match Details:

The 37th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Chennai and Rajasthan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.

Preview:

A closely contested game of cricket is set to be played on Monday, when the two equally matched teams, Chennai and Rajasthan will face each other for the second time in this tournament. At this stage, every game holds more importance than any other game in the past, as the tournament is inching towards the playoffs. So, a win or a loss at this stage could have a big impact on which team gets through to the playoffs.

In the last match that these two teams played in, Rajasthan managed to get the upper hand, defeating Chennai by a 16-run margin. Things have changed a lot since then and several problems have plagued both the camps. So, as stated earlier, this match would holds great importance for both teams going forward. And, they would be looking to give more than 100 per cent to win this game and add another 2 points to their tally.


CHE vs RAJ Match 37 Weather Report:

Monday will bring along clear skies, no rainfall and temperatures hovering around the 33 degree Celsius mark, making it a good day for an uninterrupted game of cricket.

Pitch Report:

The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium will be batsmen friendly throughout the match. The only time the bowlers would get some help would be the second innings, where their performance will be the one deciding the course of the match.

Average first innings score:

166 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 2, Lost – 3, Tie – 0 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)


Injury and Availability News:

Dwayne Bravo has sustained a groin injury and might miss next few matches.

CHE vs RAJ Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Chennai:

Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Piyush Chawla, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo/Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma

Bench:

Murali Vijay, Josh Hazlewood, Dwayne Bravo/Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Kedar Jadhav

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Rajasthan:

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat/Varun Aaron, Kartik Tyagi

Bench:

David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat/Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Andrew Tye, Mahipal Lomror, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Aniruddha Joshi, Manan Vohra, Ankit Rajpoot, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh

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CHE vs RAJ Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Rahul Tewatia (8.5 credits) – Rahul Tewatia has played in 9 matches, and has a total of 222 runs and 6 wickets to his name so far.

Sam Curran (8.5 credits) – Sam Curran has made contributions to his team’s campaign with both the bat and the ball, having scored 99 runs and taken 10 wickets in the 9 matches he has played in.

Shardul Thakur (8.5 credits) – Shardul Thakur, is the highest wicket-taker for Chennai in this tournament so far, with 9 wickets to his name in just the 6 matches he has played in.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson

Vice-Captain Options – Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CHE vs RAJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler (VC)

Batters – Faf du Plessis (C), Shane Watson, Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran

Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Kartik Tyagi, Shardul Thakur

12th Man – Sanju Samson

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CHE vs RAJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson

Batters – Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson (C), Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes (VC), Rahul Tewatia, Sam Curran

Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur

12th Man – Ravindra Jadeja


Expert Advice:

Given the form that they are in, it would be wise to pick in as many as 4 all-rounders in your fantasy team for this match. And, for the 4th all-rounder, you can go with Ravindra Jadeja, who promises to give great returns for any investment you make on him.

Today’s CHE vs RAJ Probable Winners:

Chennai is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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