Welcome, Today game prediction between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings. It will be the clash between two talented young Indian cricketers in the city of dreams. Rajasthan Royals’ newly appointed captain Sanju Samson will face Punjab Kings on Monday evening at Wankhede stadium. KL Rahul will lead PBKS in IPL 2021.
We will discuss their current squad, playing XI for today match prediction, and today’s match pitch report.
Punjab Kings who failed to qualified for playoffs in the last IPL season have added some new faces to their squad. They also changed their team name and logo. They released big names like Sheldon Cottrell, Glenn Maxwell, and Neesham ahead of IPL 2021. They brought Dawid Malan who is the world’s no. 1 T20 batsman in IPL Auction 2021. PBKS also picked quality fast bowlers like Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith in the IPL auction.
PBKS squad: Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Ravi Bishnoi, Dawid Malan, KL Rahul, Prabhsimran Singh, Jhye Richardson, Arshdeep Singh, Riley Meredith, Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Moises Henriques, Darshan Nalkande, M Ashwin, Fabian Allen, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Ishan Porel, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Nicholas Pooran(source)
Rajasthan Royals finished at bottom of the table in the last season of IPL in UAE. RR released Steve Smith ahead of IPL Auction and made Sanju Samson the new captain. Though Sanju Samson has led Kerala in domestic cricket. However, IPL is different. Rajasthan Royals has brought Chris Morris for a whopping price of Rs.16.5 crore. RR will have to play half their league matches without the service of Jofra Archer as he was out due to elbow surgery.
RR squad: Sanju Samson, Liam Livingstone, Chris Morris, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Mustafizur Rahman, Jofra Archer, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Chetan Sakariya, Mahipal Lomror, Shivam Dube, K.C Cariappa, Riyan Parag, Kuldip Yadav, Anuj Rawat, Jaydev Unadkat, David Miller, Andrew Tye, Akash Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kartik Tyagi.
RR vs PBKS: Face to Face
Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings have played 21 head-to-head matches. Rajasthan has won 12 IPL games. While Punjab Kings has won 9 games. Keep reading to know today’s match prediction.
Today Match Pitch Report
The fourth match of Vivo IPL 2021 will be played in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai wicket is known for batting and in the game CSK vs DC, the wickets looked good for batting. However, the wicket was slow side for the initial phase of the match. There will be a dew factor that will come into play.
PBKS Team News: Punjab Kings may not include Chris Gayle as they already have two brilliant openers. They can go with two overseas fast bowlers.
PBKS predicted playing XI: Mayank, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohd Shami, Jhye Richardson.
RR Team News: Rajasthan Royals has two brilliant all-rounders in the form of Ben Stokes and Chris Morris. They are looking for a good side on paper. Liam Livingstone may get a chance. Take a look at the predicted eleven of RR.
RR playing XI
3.: Buttler, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tewatia, Liam Livingstone, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Jaydev Unadkat.
Today Match Prediction- Who wins today’s Match?
- Today toss prediction: The team who wins the toss will field first at Wankhede.
- Today game Prediction: Team batting second will have more chance to win the match.
Disclaimer: Today’s game prediction is based on the analysis, and understanding of the game. While making your today’s game prediction, consider these suggestions mention in the post if you wish and make your own choice.
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