It is the showdown between young and old in IPL 2020. He will face MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings, named "Daddy's Army", on Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals. The Royals is a team full of youth and they will be intent on outperforming the Chennai Super Kings team who started the 2020 IPL positively with a 4-point win over Mumbai Indians. In 21 matches between the Rajasthan Royals and the Chennai Super Kings, the Rajasthan Royals have won only seven, while the Chennai Super Kings have won 14, including four of the last five encounters.
MS Dhoni looks ruthless and there isn't much change in sight for the three-time champions. However, the Rajasthan Royals will have to make some forced changes that will affect hitting and bowling. Ben Stokes and Jos Butler, the two men who have made a difference to the Rajasthan Royals in the past, will not be available for the first match due to quarantines and personal reasons.
Rajasthan Royals won the inaugural Indian Premier League in 2008 by beating the Chennai Super Kings in the final. Since then, the Chennai Super Kings have won three more titles, while the Rajasthan Royals have struggled with consistency.Read More- IPL 2020 schedule: Team squads, Match schedules, Dates, Time
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