- Match: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)
- Date- 5th April 2023
- Match Format- T20 (IPL 2023)
- Venue- Barsapara Stadium, Guwahati
- Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast- 27 Degrees Celsius, Very Humid
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings Today Match Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the RR vs PBKS Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Rajasthan Royals will be playing their first home game of the season and it will be taking place at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.
Rajasthan comprehensively defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous game and the margin of defeat for the opposition was 72 runs.
Punjab too are coming on the back of a victory, albeit by DRS methods. The Shikhar Dhawan led Punjab side defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in their previous game.
Top Batter for RR vs PBKS (overall)
- Sanju Samson (RR)- 552 runs
Top Bowlers for RR vs PBKS (overall)
- Piyush Chawla (PBKS)- 14 wickets
RR vs PBKS Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If RR bats first
- First Innings score prediction- RR is expected to score 180-190
- Result prediction- RR will win the match by 40 runs
Scenario 2- If PBKS bats first
- First Innings score prediction- PBKS is expected to score 150-160
- Result prediction- RR will win by 8 wickets
RR vs PBKS Today Match Prediction, IPL 2023, Who Will Win the Match?
With the form Rajasthan are in and with the balanced side they have, Rajasthan look favourites to win the game.
The Sanju Samson led side also will be having the home support for this game and would be looking to capitalise on it.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
Kagiso Rabada is back with the Punjab Kings side and he will be available for selection.
Rajasthan are expected to go with the same playing XI.
RR vs PBKS Probable Playing 11
RR Playing XI
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (C, w/k), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Jason Holder, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, KM Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal.
PBKS Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan(C), Prabhsimran Singh (w/k), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Shah Rukh Khan, Jitesh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Squad for RR vs PBKS, IPL 2023
Sanju Samson (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Cariappa, Jason Holder, Donovan Ferreira, Kunal Rathore, Adam Zampa, KM Asif, Murugan Ashwin, Akash Vashisht, Abdul P A, Joe Root.
Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prabhsimran Singh(w), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Nathan Ellis, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Matthew Short, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Atharva Taide, Mohit Rathee, Shivam Singh, Raj Bawa, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Kagiso Rabada, Baltej Singh.