IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Match Prediction, Preview and Head to Head: Who Will Win?


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IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Match Prediction, Preview and Head to Head, Who Will Win

Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play the 43rd match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) on 11 May 2018 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. The day will be hot and dry, with temperature as high as 44ºC; match hours will see the temperature above 36ºC.


IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Pitch Report

Sawai Mansingh pitches so far haven’t been the most batting friendly. Pitch doesn’t have much grass with dry weather in Jaipur has resulted in the pitches cracking up. The spinners will big role to play and the seamers with their cutters will be able to get some grip out of this surface. It might slow down by the end of the day and captains could be tempted to bat first.


IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Team News

Rajasthan Royals are at the 6th position on the points table with 8 points in 10 matches; 4 wins and 6 losses. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings are at the 2nd position behind Sunrisers Hyderabad on the points table with 14 points in 10 matches; 7 wins and 3 losses.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team News

Rajasthan Royals are coming with a win against Kings XI Punjab after 3 consecutive wins and would like to play with same playing XI.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team News

Chennai Super Kings are struggling with their bowling mainly the death bowling, also team have to be selective in their spinners at Jaipur.

IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Head to Head

Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings have played 18 matches against each other head to head in IPL, out of which 6 matches were won by Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings won 12 matches.

In last 5 matches played between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, Rajasthan Royals have won the only match and the remaining 4 matches are won by Chennai Super Kings.

At Sawai Mansingh, Jaipur; Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings have played 4 matches in IPL against each other and both have won 2 matches each.

Check: CSK vs RR Head to Head: RR vs CSK Head to Head IPL Records
Total RR Won CSK Won
Total 19 7 12
In IPL 18 6 12
At Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Jaipur
(Total)
5 3 2
At Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Jaipur
(In IPL)
5 3 2

IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Match prediction

IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Toss Prediction

The pitch will slow as the match progress and it will help spinner; also will be difficult to bat on so toss-winning captain would like to bat first. Last two matches were won by the team batting first.

IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Score Prediction

This season Sawai Mansingh has not been a good batting wicket, 155-160 can be a par score on this wicket.
Batting First Predicted Score
Rajasthan Royals 150+
Chennai Super Kings 160+

Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK Who Will Win?

Rajasthan Royals need to win all the remaining matches (4 matches) to be in the race to qualify for the playoffs or more precisely to have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. At the end of the season race for playoffs have been suddenly heated up mainly in the bottom of the points table.

Rajasthan Royals batting will be a concern, top order and the lower middle order has not been productive.

Chennai Super Kings are on the verge to qualify for IPL 2018 playoffs and like to finish in the top two.

Chennai Super Kings need to improve their death bowling and also their fielding.
Team Batting First
Winning %
Batting Second
Winning %
Rajasthan Royals 45% 35%
Chennai Super Kings 65% 55%
In our prediction, Chennai Super Kings will win this match.

Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 43 RR vs CSK

Venue: Sawai Mansnigh Stadium, Jaipur
Date: 11 May, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)

Toss: Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat first.

Playing XI for RR: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Ankit Sharma, Prashant Chopra.

Playing XI for CSK: Shane Watson, David Willey, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur, Sam Billings, Karn Sharma.