But firstly, they need to get a hang of the wicket.
RR have had a tough time so far this year, with four defeats in five games for the Ajinkya Rahane-led team.
On the bowling front, the leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal is among the top wicket-takers this season, but there has been little from the rest.
Getting back on his feet after the catch, Stokes rushed to the third man region as his Rajasthan Royals teammates converged around him and the Jaipur crowd went wild.
Buttler belted Shardul Thakur (2/44 in 4 overs) for a few boundaries before he mistiming one which was easily caught by Ambati Rayudu.
Then, began the drama as the on-field aborted a no-ball call on the fourth ball of the over and Dhoni stormed out onto the field The umpire did not reverse his decision as CSK needed four off the last ball.
RR Probable XI: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Prashant Chopra, Krishnappa Gowtham/Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Sudhesan Midhun, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Jos Buttler and Steve Smith are the Rajasthan Royals' two top run-getters this season. The Royals will expect Buttlerto provide ignition, and hope Smith can bat deep and provide the flourish at the end.
Dew will once again be a huge factor, and therefore the performance of the spinners in both the sides could have a huge bearing on the match.
Overall: Matches - 20, Rajasthan Royals - 7, Chennai Super Kings-13.
Dhoni walked out to bat when the team was in dire straits and in need of a partnership and like many times before, he came good as Captain Cool and Ambati Rayudu began the CSK recovery, with Dhoni taking calculated risks and hitting some big shots early in his innings. The Rajasthan Royals got off to a disastrous start and despite Ben Stokes' 26-ball 46 could only get as far as 167-8. Raina is followed by Kedar Jadhav, captain MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja.
We could expect a full game at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur as there is absolutely no rain predicted.