Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals (PBKS vs RR): 5 dream matchups to watch out- Punjab Kings will meet Rajasthan Royals in the 4th match of the IPL 2021. Both KL Rahul and Sanju Samson will be aiming to win their 1st silverware as skipper in the cash-rich league. While Rajasthan Royals ended last in IPL 2020, KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings finish 6th in the IPL points table. Newly-appointed skipper Sanju Samson will be aiming to write a new story for RR while Punjab Kings will look to improve from their last season lessons. The team struggled in finishing off close matches against oppositions.
KL Rahul- Sanju Samson
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals captains KL Rahul and Sanju Samson would like to give their best in their opening contest of IPL 2021 and play an impactful knock to help their respective teams win and get off to a winning start. While KL Rahul was Orange cap holder last season, Samson is the leading run-scorer for RR.
Chris Gayle- Shreyas Gopal
Rajasthan Royals ace spinner Shreyas Gopal will be aiming to take the crucial wicket of Chris Gayle in the opening fixture. Having said that, Gayle does not care whether it’s spinners or pacers, on his day.
Chris Morris-Shivam Dube
Former RCB players must have faced each other in the nets. It will be interesting to see how Shivam Dube will play against IPL’s costliest player Chris Morris in Punjab Kings vs RR and vice-versa.
Mohammad Shami- Jos Buttler
Punjab Kings’ pace spearhead Mohammad Shami will be the crucial wicket of Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler in the powerplay overs. He is exceptional in nailing Yorkers and executing his game plan perfectly.
Jhye Richardson- Ben Stokes
Punjab Kings’ new recruit Jhye Richarson (Rs 14 crore) would like to prove himself in the opening fixture for his team. Richardson will be eyeing the price wicket of Ben Stokes. The Aussie pacer is coming on the back of a tremendous performance in BBL.
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