PBKS vs RR: Punjab Kings will go head-to-head against Rajasthan Royals in Match 52 of IPL 2022 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
Rajasthan Royals must be looking to return to their winning ways when they take on Punjab Kings in the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 on Saturday at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Punjab is yet to win two consecutive games this season and will probably play their most crucial game on Saturday as it could either take them near the playoffs or will put brakes on their chances of qualification. From 5 wins from 10 matches, they are currently placed at the 7th spot of the points table.
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, was looking a strong contender of top two finish at one point but now they are placed at the third spot with 6 wins from 10 games. They are coming off 2 consecutive defeats and must be looking to make a comeback in the tournament.
PBKS vs RR Match Details
- Match: Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 52
- Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST) / 10:00 AM (GMT)
- Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
PBKS vs RR Pitch Report
The surface at the Wankhede is expected to deliver another high-scoring game with the batters likely to find it easy to score runs. The bowlers might have to toil hard to pick wickets. The team chasing down the score will have an upper hand.
PBKS vs RR Pitch Stats – In Last 5 IPL 2022 Matches
- Average 1st Innings Score: 175
- Average 2nd Innings Score: 174
- Batting First Won: 2
- Batting Second Won: 3
- Toss Winner Opt to Bowl: 4
- Toss Winner Opt to Bat: 1
PBKS vs RR Key Matchups
- Shikhar Dhawan vs Yuzvendra Chahal – 73 Runs vs 3 Dismissals
- Shikhar Dhawan vs Ravi Ashwin – 85 Runs vs 3 Dismissals
- Jos Buttler vs Rahul Chahar – 68 Runs vs 2 Dismissals
PBKS vs RR Head-to-Head Records
Punjab Kings & Rajasthan Royals Form
PBKS vs RR Predicted Playing XI
Mayank Agarwal (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma.
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Karun Nair, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen.
Match Predictions For Match 52 – PBKS vs RR
If Punjab Kings Win the Toss & Bowl First
- Rajasthan Royals Powerplay Score: 40-50
- Rajasthan Royals Overall Score: 150-170
Punjab Kings win the match.
If Rajasthan Royals Win the Toss & Bowl First
- Punjab Kings Powerplay Score: 45-55
- Punjab Kings Overall Score: 170-190
Punjab Kings win the match.
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