Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah. Ambrati Rayudu, who is not 100 per cent sat out for CSK as Ruturaj Gaikwad replaced him in the playing XI. For Rajasthan Royals, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer, David Miller and Tom Curran picked as the four overseas players.
It is going to be cracked of a contest with and young Yashasvi Jaiswal will be the player to watch out for. After an impressive outing in their IPL campaign opener against reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI), the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be up against the 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals in their second game of the season at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
For the Steve Smith-captained Royals, this will be the first match of the season. Looking at CSK’s close win over Mumbai, the Royals’ team management would seek something extra from their players against the three-time champions that have dominated the league in almost every season.