PBKS vs RR: After a power-packed show on Monday, now it is time for an old rivalry to take it to Dubai when Punjab Kings take on Rajasthan Royals at Dubai International Stadium. This will be the third match of the second leg of the IPL 2021 in UAE while the 33rd match of the tournament.
Punjab Kings, led by KL Rahul has seen an average season in the first phase of the IPL 2021 as they are currently sitting at the seventh spot in the points table with three wins from their eight games. They will look to make a comeback in the tournament and start fresh in UAE.
Rajasthan Royal, on the other hand, is currently sitting at the sixth spot in the points tally with three wins and four defeats in seven outings. They have suffered a number of blows ahead of the second leg with some of their key English players – Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer ruling out of the tournament. They will look to start the second phase on a victorious note but it will not be an easy task against their old rivals Punjab Kings.
Talking about their head to head record, both sides have faced each other on 22 occasions where Punjab Kings emerged victorious on 10 occasions while Rajasthan Royals hold the edge with 12 wins.
PBKS vs RR Match Details
- Match: Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 32
- Date: Tuesday. September 21, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
PBKS vs RR Weather & Pitch Report
This pitch at Dubai is mostly a balanced one, with perhaps the batsmen getting a bit more help than their bowling counterparts. 170 should be a good score here. The team batting first has more chances of winning at this venue. With that being said, both teams will look to go for batting first after winning the toss.
The weather in Dubai is expected to be hot with temperatures hovering around 32 degrees Celsius. There are absolutely no chances of rain with humidity levels being around 66 to 69 per cent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai considering the last 5 matches played here is 163 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
PBKS vs RR Head-to-Head
Punjab Kings & Rajasthan Royals Form
PBKS vs RR Predicted Playing XI
Lokesh Rahul (C & wk), Nicholas Pooran, Moises Henriques, Arshdeep Singh., Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin/Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Gayle, Adil Rashid, Deepak Hooda
Bench: Jalaj Saxena, Saurabh Kumar, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Fabian Allen, Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh, Aiden Markram, Nathan Ellis, Murugan Ashwin/Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan.
Sanju Samson (C & WK), Tabraiz Shamsi, Liam Livingstone, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Riyan Parag, David Miller/Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, Jaydev Unadkat/Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Tewatia, Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Bench: Evin Lewis, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Phillips, Manan Vohra/David Miller/Jaydev Unadkat/Mustafizur Rahman, Mayank Markande, Kuldip Yadav, Shreyas Gopal, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, KC Cariappa.
Match Predictions For Match 32 – PBKS vs RR
If Punjab Kings Won the Toss & Bat First
- PBKS Powerplay Score: 45-50
- PBKS Overall Score: 150-170
Punjab Kings win the match.
If Rajasthan Royals Won the Toss & Bat First
- Rajasthan Score: 45-50
- RR Overall Score: 150-165
Punjab Kings win the match.
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