CSK showcased good batting depth and posted a total of 188/9 with the likes of Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali and Dwayne Bravo scoring quick 20-30 runs, which boosted the overall total of the team. RR in reply had no batsman performing well for the team except Jos Buttler who smashed 49 runs from 35 balls. As soon as Jadeja picked the key-wicket of Jos Buttler, rest of the batsman were dismissed in quick-time. Jadeja was also a live wire in the field, picking 4 important catches and as a result, Royals fell short by 45 runs during the chase.
Let us take a look at some of the numbers from the previous game:
3 – Moeen Ali picked 3 wickets vs RR and recorded his career best bowling figures of 3/7. His previous best was 2/18 for RCB vs MI in IPL 2019.
4 – Ravindra Jadeja took 4 catches against Rajasthan Royals.
Players taking 4 catches in an innings during IPL game
S.Tendulkar vs KKR in 2008
D.Warner vs RR in 2010
J.Kallis vs DEC in 2011
R.Tewatia vs MI in 2019
D.Miller vs MI in 2019
Faf du Plessis vs KKR in 2019
R.Jadeja vs RR in 2021*
66.25 – Jos Buttler has a batting average of 66.25 vs CSK in IPL with a S.R off 149.71, while scoring 265 runs with the bat.
15 – CSK have won 15 matches vs RR in IPL.
Most wins for CSK
vs RCB – 16
vs RR – 15*
vs PBKS / DC – 15
18 – Ravindra Jadeja has picked 18 wickets vs RR in IPL and went past Chahal and Ashwin in the list.
Bowlers with most wickets against RR in IPL
Amit Mishra – 30
Piyush Chawla – 21
Ravindra Jadeja – 18*
Dwayne Bravo -16*
Ravi Ashwin / Yuzvendra Chahal – 16
45 – CSK’s 45 run-win against RR is their 3rd biggest win margin vs RR.
Biggest win margin for CSK vs RR in IPL (by runs)
64 runs in Pune, 2018
63 runs in Jaipur, 2011
45 runs in Mumbai, 2021*