Today Chennai Super kings will take on Rajasthan Royals on match 26 of Dlf IPL 2012 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Both the team won their last match and would eyeing to today’s match too. CSK does not had a good start in the tournament, but now things are slowly changing and Dhoni boys are getting into the momentum, they have made quite a change in their batting order skipper promoted himself into no.4 till ideas are clicking for CSK team. On the other hand Rajasthan Royals have really played like royals and positioned themselves into second position in IPL points table. They have won four matches out six matches and have looked like the team to beat even though they don’t have too many stars in their line-up. In their most recent match, they pulled off a challenging run chase against the Deccan Chargers. Confidence levels will be high in the team; this could turn out to be a very closely contested match.
Faf du Plessis from South Africa has been very amazing playing his first IPL season. Suresh Raina and R Ashwin - two very essential gamers in the CSK line-up – have not quite come to the celebration yet. RR team Ajinkya Rahane has been a good entertainer in the IPL season 5. There was no question that the 23-year-old had the strategy or temperament; he has now proven that he can accommodate the requirements of Twenty20 cricket. Rahul Dravid is experiencing his cricket like never before; he has obtained good scores in almost every innings and has been an essential factor to RR’s achievements so far. Batsmen like Owais Shah and Hodge in the Squad had really strengthened the batting line- up. Kevon Cooper might be included in the playing 11 today’s match.
Expected 11 players playing today’s match:
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Shadab Jakati, S Badrinath, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Doug Bollinger, Srikkanth Anirudha and Nuwan Kulasekara.
Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid(captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Johan Botha, Ashok Menarial, Brad Hodge, Ankeet Chavan, Owais Shah, Shreevats Goswami, Kevon Cooper, Amit Singh and Siddharth Trivedi.
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