RR vs CSK IPL Score: Ruturaj Gaikwad scored fifty vs Rajasthan Royals.© BCCI/IPL
Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) have won the toss and elected to bowl vs MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Match 47 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rajasthan made five changes in their playing XI as Shivam Dube, Glenn Philips, David Miller, Akash Singh, and Mayank Markande are named in the squad. Chennai added Sam Curran and KM Asif in their playing XI for this game. Chennai who are at the top of the points table have already qualified for the playoffs while Rajasthan are still in the quest for the qualification ticket. RR are currently in seventh position in the points tally with 8 points and they have three more games left in their campaign this year. The last time the two sides met this season, CSK won the game by 45 runs with a superb bowling performance by Moeen Ali (3/7). (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Live Score Updates Between Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings, Straight From Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Chetan Sakariya to Jadeja, slower ball and another FOUR, to deep square leg this time.
Full toss and FOUR, this time from Ravindra Jadeja.
CSK 154/4 in 17.5 overs
Gaikwad In 90s!
Mustafizur to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX and he is in 90s now, and he is just 8 runs away from his maiden IPL century.
Gaikwad On 85*!
Another boundary from Ruturaj Gaikwad. He moved to 85 with that. Can he get to his maiden IPL ton today?
Chetan Sakariya to Rayudu, OUT!! good catch by Glenn Phillips.
Rayudu c Glenn Phillips b Chetan Sakariya 2(4)
SIX this time!! Brilliant hitting from Gaikwad and he has shown that he has a good range of shots.
FOUR! That was outstanding from Gaikwad. Another good shot. Two boundaries in a row.
Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, gone for FOUR over the wicket-keeper.
Third Wicket For Tewatia!
OUT STUMPED AGAIN!! Moeen Ali has to go after a good cameo with Ruturaj Gaikwad. Third wicket for Rahul Tewatia.
Moeen Ali st Sanju Samson b Rahul Tewatia 21(17) (4s-1 6s-1)
Two Sixes in Two Balls!
Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX, two in a row for the young man. CSK are eyeing for a big finish.
50 Up For Gaikwad!
Fifty comes up for Ruturaj Gaikwad. Another day and yet again the youngster has performed for Chennai Super Kings.
Big Over For CSK!
Brilliant striking from Moeen Ali. SIX on the final ball of the over. 14 runs from the 13th over.
CSK 97/3 in 13 overs
Stepped out and FOUR!! Not a bad ball from Markande but Moeen made it look like that. Ali is going ahead to build strong partnership with Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, again to extra covers.
Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, to deep extra cover. Good shot from Gaikwad and he is the key if CSK want a big finish.
Rahul Tewatia Gets Another!
Second wicket and again it is Rahul Tewatia for Rajasthan Royals who gave the breakthrough. Easy catch for Shivam Dube.
Suresh Raina c Shivam Dube b Rahul Tewatia 3(5)
Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, to deep mid-wicket. That was a class from Gaikwad, found the gap and played nicely.
Rahul Tewatia to du Plessis, OUT!! STUMPED!! Much awaited breakthrough for Rajasthan Royals.
Faf du Plessis st Sanju Samson b Rahul Tewatia 25(19) (4s-2 6s-1)
CSK 47/1 in 6.5 overs
Mustafizur to du Plessis, stepped out and SIX! Brilliant shot and this was the first maximum of this match.
Back To Back Boundaries!
Sakariya to du Plessis, FOUR, to third man. Back to back boundaries for du Plessis. RR need to break this partnership to comeback in the game.
Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, to third man.
Good Start By Sakariya!
Just two runs from the second over. Good over from Chetan Sakariya.
CSK 12/0 in 2 overs
10 Runs From 1st Over!
Boundary on the first ball and also on the last ball. 10 runs from the first over for Chennai Super Kings.
First Ball Boundary!
Boundary on the first ball, straight down the ground from Ruturaj Gaikwad. Not a good start for Akash Singh in his first IPL match.
Players In Middle!
Players are in the middle, Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad are on the crease to open the innings for CSK. Akash Singh will bowl the first over for RR.
DC Beat MI By 4 Wickets!
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Two Changes In CSK Playing XI!
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI:Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif, Josh Hazlewood
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask Pdu Whistle Pdu! (@ChennaiIPL) October 2, 2021
5 Changes In RR Playing XI!
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, Glenn Phillips, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Akash Singh, Mayank Markande, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) October 2, 2021
RR Win Toss, Opt To Bowl!
Rajasthan Royals have won the toss and have opted to field vs Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and Welcome to the live blog of the match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings that will start shortly at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. CSK have already qualified for the playoffs and they will look to make the top two finish while RR still have to win their remaining games to be in the playoff race.
Match will start at 7:30 PM IST and the toss will be at 7:00 PM IST. Stay with us for all the updates.
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