CSK vs RR Head to Head in IPL

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are the 2 teams created back in IPL 2008 in its inaugural season. Both teams have good, experienced, and talented players, and both teams have different approaches for the game. CSK invests in experienced players while RR always searches for young talented players. CSK and RR have played 24 times against each other. They have played 23 times against each other in IPL and 1 time in Champions League. CSK has won 14 times out of 23, and RR has won only 9 matches.

CSK and RR both teams are IPL winning teams. RR had won its maiden IPL title in the inaugural season IPL 2008. CSK has won the championship thrice. The RR team has changed its captain many times in IPL history while MS Dhoni is leading CSK from season 1 of IPL.

Head to Head CSK Won RR Won No Result
23 14 9 0

CSK vs RR Head to Head in IPL 2008

Australian legend Shane Warne was the captain of Rajasthan Royals, and MS Dhoni captained the CSK team in IPL 2008. Rajasthan team has always believed in youngsters, and it was lovely to see Shane Warne guiding his teammates and showering his experience of international cricket. RR and CSK had clashed 3 times in IPL 2008, and RR had defeated CSK all the 3 times.

The 1st league match between these two sides was held on May 4, 2008, at Jaipur. RR had managed to win the game by 8 wickets.

The 2nd league match of IPL 2008 between CSK and RR was held on May 24, 2008, at Chennai. Graeme Smith had played 91 runs inning and helped RR put a huge total of 211 runs in their 20 overs.  CSK had given a good fight as Albie Morkel had made 71 runs, but CSK was left 11 runs short to target. RR had defeated CSK at their home ground by 10 runs.

They had clashed 3rd time in IPL 2008 in the Final. The final of IPL 2008 was played between CSK and RR on June 1 at Mumbai. CSK had made 163 runs in 1st inning. Suresh Raina had made most 43 runs for CSK while Yusuf Pathan had taken 3 wickets for RR. Yusuf Pathan had also contributed 56 runs with the bat and helped RR win the final match of the IPL maiden season. Yusuf Pathan was declared as player of the match in the final of IPL 2008.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 24 04-05-2008 Rajasthan Royals won by 8 wickets Sohail Tanvir (Pakistan)
Match 49 24-05-2008 Rajasthan Royals won by 10 runs Albie Morkel (South Africa)
IPL Final Match 01-06-2008 Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets Yusuf Pathan

RR in CSK Head to Head in IPL 2009

The IPL 2009 was scheduled in South Africa. Both teams had maintained their captain and almost entire core. CSK and RR had met 2 times in IPL 2009. This time CSK had shown dominancy over RR and won both the games. The 1st league match between CSK and RR of IPL 2009 was played at Centurion on April 30. CSK had made 164 runs in 1st inning. Suresh Raina had made brilliant 98 runs for CSK. RR batsmen had got all out early, and RR could reach 126 runs only, and CSK had won the game by 38 runs.

The 2nd league match was held on May 9 at Kimberly. RR had batted first and made only 140 runs in their 20 overs. Muttiah Muralitharan and Shadab Jakati had taken 2 wickets each for CSK and helped CSK take a strong position in the match. CSK batsmen had easily chased the target in 18.2 overs. S Badrinath had played not out 59 runs inning in 41 balls. CSK had defeated RR by 7 wickets.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 22 30-04-2009 Chennai Super Kings won by 38 runs Suresh Raina
Match 37 09-05-2009 Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets Subramaniam Badrinath

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head in IPL 2010

Shane Warne had maintained his captaincy for Rajasthan Royals in 2010. Rajasthan Royals team had played 2 league matches against CSK. CSK was in a very strong position in IPL 2010. CSK had also become champions in IPL 2010.

The 1st league match between CSK and RR of IPL 2010 was played on March 28 at Ahmedabad. RR had made 177 runs in 1st inning. Naman Ojha had made brilliant 80 runs in 49 balls. For CSK, Murali Vijay had scored most 42 runs, but CSK could reach 160 runs only in their 20 overs, and RR had managed to defend the target and won the game by 17 runs.

The 2nd league match between these two sides was played on April 3, 2010, at Chennai. Chennai Super Kings had won the game by 23 runs. It was a high scoring game. Murali Vijay had opened the inning for CSK and made a brilliant century. He had made 127 runs in just 56 balls. CSK made 246 runs in their 20 overs. Rajasthan Royals had also played good cricket.  Wicket-keeper batsman Naman Ojha had made 94 runs in 55 balls while Shane Watson had made 60 runs in just 25 balls. RR had made 223 runs in their 20 overs, and left 24 runs short to target. Murali Vijay was awarded as the player of the match for his brilliant ton.  

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 24 28-03-2010 Rajasthan Royals won by 17 runs Naman Ojha
Match 32 03-04-2010 Chennai Super Kings won by 23 runs Murali Vijay

Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Head to Head in IPL 2011

It was the last year of Shane Warne in Rajasthan Royals campaign. He had captained the RR team, but the team could not reach up to playoffs. RR had played 2 matches against CSK in the league stage. CSK had defeated RR in both games.

The 1st match of IPL 2011 between CSK and RR was played on May 4, at Chennai. RR had batted first and made 147 runs in their 20 overs. Rahul Dravid had made most 66 runs in 51 balls. Mike Hussey had made not out 79 runs and helped CSK to chase the target in 18.4 overs. CSK had defeated RR by 8 wickets. Mike Hussey was selected as player of the match for his match-winning performance.

The 2nd league game was played at Jaipur on May 9. CSK had made 196 runs in 1st innings. Murali Vijay had made 53 runs in 40 balls. RR team could not chase the target and had got all out on 133 runs. Doug Bollinger had taken 3 wickets for CSK.  CSK had again won the game by 63 runs. Murali Vijay was selected as player of the match for his brilliant half-century. Later, CSK had also won the championship and the title for the 2nd time.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 43 04-05-2011 Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets Michael Hussey (Australia)
Match 52 09-05-2011 Chennai Super Kings won by 63 runs Murali Vijay

CSK versus RR Head to Head in IPL 2012

Shane Warne was not available in IPL 2012; therefore, RR had changed its captain and made Rahul Dravid the new captain of the team. RR and CSK had played 2 league matches against each other. CSK had dominated in both matches and won both games.

The 1st league match between CSK and RR in IPL 2012 was played on April 21 at Chennai. RR had batted first and made only 146 runs in their 20 overs. O Shah had made most 52 runs for Rajasthan Royals. Nuwan Kulasekara had bowled brilliantly for CSK and had given only 17 runs in his 4 overs. He had taken an important wicket of O Shah. CSK had easily chased the target and won the game by 7 wickets.  Faf du Plessis had made most 73 runs for CSK and was selected as player of the match.

The 2nd league game was held on May 10 at Jaipur. RR had batted first and made only 126 runs in their 20 overs. Brad Hodge had made most 33 runs. Ben Hilfenhaus had bowled brilliantly for CSK. He had given only 8 runs in his 4 overs and had taken 2 wickets also. CSK batsmen had also struggled in chasing the target, but Albie Morkel and S Anirudha had made not out 18 runs each. They had helped CSK to win the game in 18.1 overs. CSK had won the game by 4 wickets. Ben Hilfenhaus was selected as player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 26 21-04-2012 Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets Faf du Plessis
Match 56 10-05-2012 Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wickets Ben Hilfenhaus

RR versus CSK Head to Head in IPL 2013

Rahul Dravid had maintained his captaincy for the RR team in IPL 2013. CSK and RR had clashed 3 times against each other in 2013. They had played 2 league matches against each other in IPL, and 1 time they had played against each other in the Champions League.

The 1st time in IPL 2013, they met on April 22 at Chennai. RR had batted first and made brilliant 185 runs in their 20 overs. Shane Watson had played a beautiful inning of 101 runs in just 61 balls. RR bowlers could not defend the target, and CSK had won the game by 5 wickets. Mike Hussey had made 88 runs in 51 balls, and Suresh Raina had made 51 runs in 35 balls, which had helped CSK win the game in 19.5 overs. Mike Hussey was selected as player of the match for his match-winning 88 runs.

The 2nd time they had played against each other on May 12 at Jaipur. CSK had batted first and made only 141 runs in their 20 overs. K Cooper had taken 2 wickets for Rajasthan Royals. Shane Watson had made brilliant 70 runs in just 34 balls and helped RR to win the match in 17.1 overs only. RR had won the game by 5 wickets. Shane Watson was selected as player of the match. The 3rd time they played against each other was in the Champions League. It was the 1st semi-final match of Champions League 2013. The match was played at Jaipur on October 4. RR had batted first and made 159 runs in their 20 overs. Ajinkya Rahane had made 70 runs in 56 balls. CSK could reach up to 145 runs only, and hence RR had won the game by 14 runs. Pravin Tambe had bowled brilliantly for RR and had taken 3 wickets by giving just 10 runs in his 4 overs. He was also selected as the player of the match.   

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 30 22-04-2013 Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets Michael Hussey
Match 61 12-05-2013 Rajasthan Royals won by 5 wickets Shane Watson

Chennai vs Rajasthan Head to Head in IPL 2014

Shane Watson was selected as a new captain for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014. RR and CSK had played 2 league matches against each other in IPL 2014, and CSK had won both the games. The 1st league match was held on April 23 at Dubai. Dwayne Smith had made 50 runs in 28 balls for CSK, and R Jadeja had finished the CSK inning. He had made not out 36 runs. It was a target of 141 runs for RR. RR team had got all out on 133 runs, and CSK had won the game by 7 runs. R Jadeja had taken 4 wickets and was selected as a player of the match.

The 2nd league match was played at Ranchi on May 13. RR had made 148 runs in their 20 overs. Shane Watson had made 51 runs in 36 balls for RR, but CSK had won the game by 5 wickets.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 10 23-04-2014 Chennai Super Kings won by 7 runs Ravindra Jadeja
Match 37 13-05-2014 Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets Ravindra Jadeja

Rajasthan vs Chennai Head to Head in IPL 2015

Shane Watson had handled the team captaincy in IPL 2015 for RR. CSK and RR had clashed 2 times in IPL 2015 in league matches, and both teams had won one game each. The 1st league match was on April 19 at Ahmedabad. CSK had batted first and made 156 runs. Dwayne Smith had made not out 62 runs in 36 balls. RR had won the game by 8 wickets. Ajinkya Rahane had played a brilliant knock and made not out 76 runs. Hence, he was also selected as a player of the match.

The 2nd league match between these two sides was held on May 10 at Chennai. CSK had managed to win the game by 12 runs. Ravindra Jadeja had taken 4 wickets by giving only 11 runs and had won the player of the match award.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 15 19-04-2015 Rajasthan Royals won by 8 wickets Ajinkya Rahane
Match 47 10-05-2015 Chennai Super Kings won by 12 runs Ravindra Jadeja

CSK vs Rajasthan Head to Head in IPL 2018

Ajinkya Rahane was the new captain of the RR team, and RR had played 2 league matches against CSK in IPL 2018. The 1st league match was held on April 21 at Pune. CSK had made 204 runs in 1st inning. Shane Watson had smashed a brilliant century and had made 106 runs in 57 balls for CSK. RR had got all out on 140 runs in 18.3 overs, and CSK had won the game by 64 runs. Shane Watson was awarded as the player of the match for his brilliant century.

The 2nd league match was played on May 12 at Jaipur. CSK had batted first and had given a target of 177 runs to RR. Jos Buttler had finished the game for RR and made not out 95 runs in 60 balls. RR had won the game by 4 wickets and had 1 ball to spare. Jos Buttler was selected as the player of the match.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 17 20-04-2018 Chennai Super Kings won by 64 runs Shane Watson
Match 43 11-05-2018 Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wkts Jos Buttler (England)

CSK vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head in IPL 2019

Steven Smith was named as the captain of the RR team in IPL 2019. RR had played 2 matches against CSK in the league stage. The 1st match was played at Chennai on April 1. CSK had made 175 runs in 1st inning. Captain Dhoni had made not out 75 runs in 46 balls. CSK had won the game by 8 runs. RR had made 167 runs in their 20 overs. MS Dhoni was awarded as the player of the match.

The 2nd league match was held on April 11 at Jaipur. CSK had again won the match by 4 wickets. It was a target of 152 runs for CSK to win the match. MS Dhoni had made brilliant 58 runs and finished the game for CSK. He was also selected as the player of the match for his match-winning performance under pressure.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 12 31-03-2019 Chennai Super Kings won by 8 runs MS Dhoni
Match 25 11-04-2019 Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wkts MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Head to Head in IPL 2020

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals had played 2 league matches against each other in IPL 2020. The 1st match was played on September 22, 2020, at Sharjah Cricket Ground. RR had batted first and made brilliant 216 runs in their 20 over. Sanju Samson had scored most 74 runs in just 32 balls for RR. CSK team had failed to chase the target and made 200 runs in 2nd inning. Faf du Plessis had scored most72 runs in 37 balls for CSK. RR had won the match by 16 runs and Sanju Samson was selected as player of the match. 2nd time they had played against each other was on October 19 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. CSK had batted first and made 125 runs in their 20 over.  RR had easily chased the target in 17.3 over and Jos Buttler had scored not out 70 runs in 48 balls and finished the game for RR. Jos Buttler was awarded as the player of the match for his match-winning performance.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match
Match 4 22-09-2020 Rajasthan Royals won by 16 runs Sanju Samson
Match 37 19-10-2020 Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets Jos Buttler

Chennai Banam Rajasthan Head to Head in IPL 2021

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Last Updated on: 08/02/2021

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