RR vs PBKs Team Preview:
Rajasthan Royals have clinched the IPL Title once in the inaugural season of the IPL. However, since then they haven’t been able to repeat their success again in the past IPL seasons. RR has failed to qualify for the playoffs in the last two IPL seasons. RR has also lost the Qualifier match in their comeback season in IPL 2018. Whereas Punjab Kings popularly known as KXIP haven’t taste Victory in any of the past IPL seasons. In the last season of the IPL, their performance was below the mark but later on, they made a good comeback thanks to the heroic performance by Chris Gayle. Let’s have a glimpse of RR vs PBKS head to head Stats & past Records.
RR vs PBKS Head to Head Stats & Records:
RR & PBKS have faced each other in 21 matches in the past IPL Seasons of which 12 matches have been won by Rajasthan Royals & 9 matches have been won by Punjab Kings. These two teams have never met in a face-off in an IPL play-off Match.
RR vs PBKS total number of matches been played: 21
Number of Matches won by PBKS: 9
Number of Matches won by RR: 12
Tie Matches: 0
No Result: 0
Top Performers of RR & PBKS:
RR Captain Sanju Samson has scored the highest number of runs i.e. 406 runs in the face-offs between the two teams. He is followed by KL Rahul who scored 350 runs for PBKS, Jos Buttler’s 251 runs for RR & Chris Gayle’s 217 for PBKS.
When talked about bowlers. Jofra Archer enjoys top spot by scalping 7 wickets followed by Andrew Tye 6 wickets & Ben Stokes 6 wickets.
RR vs PBKS Match Details:
Date: April 12, 2021
Time: 7.30 pm IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
The climate should be hot in Mumbai today with an expected temperature of around 33 degree Celsius. Dew can play a major role in the second innings of today’s clash.
The pitch at Wankhede looks more batting friendly. The pitch can provide some turns but it has much to offer to the pacers as compared to spinners. Any total above 180 runs will be a competitive total at Wankhede Stadium.