IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals: Match details
Date – Friday, October 30, 2020 Time – 7:30 pm Venue – Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Match Preview:
Both Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals are coming to win their last match.
The Rajasthan Royals’ batting looks deeper than before. In the last match, Ben Stokes had scored a brilliant century against Mumbai Indians and played a key role in winning the match unilaterally to the team. Apart from this, Captain Smith and Jose Butler are also in excellent form. Robin Uthappa K has also scored good runs for the team in some matches. In the lower order, Ryan Parag and Rahul Tewatia specializes in fast runs.
Talking about Rajasthan bowling, Joffrey Archer and young Karthik have bowled well in fast bowling. However, Tyagi proved to be very expensive in the last match and in the last match Hardik Pandya scored more than 25 runs in his one over. In this match against Punjab, either Varun Aaron or Jaydev Unadkat can be included in the team. In spin bowling, the team will once again expect economical bowling from Rahul Tewatia and Shreyas Gopal.
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The Punjab team has won the last five matches and in such a situation, their spirits are very high. In the last match, both the opening batsmen of the team Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle had scored a brilliant half-century against Kolkata Knight Riders. Apart from this, team captain KL Rahul is also running in excellent form. In the lower order, Nicholas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell also appear to be in a good rhythm and in the coming matches, they can offer an unmatched batting pattern for the team.
Talking of bowling, Arshdeep Singh, along with fast bowler Mohammed Shami in the Kings XI Punjab team, has given wickets for the team whenever needed. Apart from this, in the last match, Chris Jordan also had strong yorkers. Talking about spin bowling, Ravi Bishnoi is not only curbing runs but also taking wickets when needed.
HEAD TO HEAD:
Total Matches – 20 Rajasthan Royals – 11 Kings XI Punjab – 9
Kings XI Punjab – No player in Punjab team has any injury problem.
Rajasthan Royals – All the players in the Rajasthan team are fit and they have no problem of injury.
Weather conditions – The temperature on the match day will be around 32 degrees Celsius.
Pitch Report – RCB and Mumbai had a good run at this ground in the last match and both teams touched 170 figures.
Possible playing XI of both teams –
Kings XI Punjab – KL Rahul (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda / Mayank Agarwal, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshadip Singh
Rajasthan Royals – Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Jose Butler, Steven Smith (captain), Ryan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajput, Karthik Tyagi / Jaydev Unadkat
Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab Fantasy XI:
Wicket-keeper – Sanju Samson, Jose Butler, KL Rahul (vice-captain), Nicholas Pooran batsman – Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh all-rounder – Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes (captain) bowlers – Joffra Archer, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi