Will CSK bring in Robin Uthappa vs Ruturaj ?
IPL 2021 – CSK Playing XI vs RR: It is Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 tonite at 7.30PM. Both teams have won their last match and are high on confidence but are suffering from same problem – a stable opening pair. Especially MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings is really concerned about the form of Ruturaj Gaikwad and will be tempted to ring in a change by bringing in Robin Uthappa.
IPL 2021 – CSK Playing XI vs RR – Will Dhoni & CSK bring in Robin Uthappa vs Ruturaj Gaikwad?
In both the games CSK has played this IPL, Gaikwad’s form is the biggest concern area. In 1st match against Delhi Capitals – Ruturaj could only score 5 from 8 balls & against Punjab Kings the talented CSK opener again struggled to score 5 from 16 balls.
Ruturaj Gaikwad in IPL 2021
vs DC – 5(8)
vs PBKS 5(16)
Dhoni is known for giving long rope to his players but this time he will be tempted to make a change early in the tournament, especially when in-form Robin Uthappa is sitting on the bench.
Though no one form CSK is ready to make any official comment on the concern in regard to Gaikwad’s form – but news coming in from CSK camp is that Uthappa has been asked to stay ready.
CSK Probable Playing XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad / Robin Uthappa, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Curran, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
IPL 2021 – RR XI vs CSK – Rajasthan Royals also struggling for stable opening pair
CSK is not the only one who is having opening troubles. Even their opponents Rajasthan Royals are also feeling the heat on the same account. RR started with opening pair of Manan Vohra & Ben Stokes in the opening match without success.
Once Stokes was ruled out, against Delhi Capitals – Vohra & Jos Butler started Royals innings but again success eluded them.
Will they once again make a change? It is possible that Royals may blood in Yashasvi Jaiswal in place of Vohra.
Rajasthan Royals Probable Playing XI: Manan Vohra / Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
Head To Head: Chennai Super Kings have a superior 14-9 tally against Rajasthan Royals, but lost both their fixtures in the UAE last season.
IPL 2021 CSK vs RR Live on Star Sports tonite @ 7.30, follow all LIVE Updates and ball by ball commentary on InsideSport.co