The defending champions Chennai Super Kings are on the track where they left off last season. They've won both matches so far and, on the other side, the Rajasthan Royals have not tasted a win this season, where they lost both the matches despite of scoring 180+ runs.
Chennai Super Kings are looking in the great form as they won both matches while chasing. Even though they lack fire power in the bowling department they have managed to keep their opponents on the silent mode under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Still, Super Kings are playing with just three foreign players and are expected to go with the same against the Rajasthan Royals.
On the other hand Rajasthan Royals will be under pressure after losing both matches of this season despite a good showing by the batting department. Looking at their previous match where the Royals posted a huge 198 runs on the board, but their bowlers couldn't defend it. They will be keen on securing early points in the tournament, but it does not look certain for them to defeat Super Kings on their home soil. Few changes in the bowling department can be expected ahead of this clash at Chennai.
Looking at the head-to-head records, Chennai Super Kings have slight advantage over Rajasthan Royals, where they won three out of last five matches. But looking at the recent form it will be tough to the pick the winner of this match.
Now looking at the pitch, the