Rajasthan Royals is all high with confidence after registering a terrific win against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede stadium. They will like to repeat their performance to register their 3rd victory in this season. Punjab, on the other hand, has lost their previous two matches even after playing good cricket. So, they will definitely be thinking to correct their mistakes of the previous two matches to get a winning momentum for the latter half of the tournament. 

Pitch Conditions

Mohali pitch has so far lived up to the expectations of generating a high-scoring game of around 170-180. This is the fifth game in the city and it is expected to be another smashing encounter. The pitch of the ground is known to be a supporting factor for batsmen. Batting second seems to be the way forward as dew is expected to play a part. The temperature will be around 30-degree mark with the humidity level around 50 percent mark.

Average 1st innings score: 182 runs

Average 2nd innings score: 175 runs

Team Analysis: Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab has lost their previous two matches. In the eight matches they played, they’ve won only four matches and are at the 5th spot in the points table. Considering team combination for this game, Kings XI Punjab most probably will go unchanged even after two consecutive losses as their team combination looks good.

Team Analysis: Rajasthan Royals

After their win in the last match, Rajasthan Royals will go unchanged in this match. Rajasthan Royals will like to continue with the same momentum for the latter half of the tournament to get themselves in the top four. 

Here’s the Probable Playing XI for both the teams

Kings XI Punjab

Rajasthan Royals 

R. Ashwin ( C )

Ajinkya Rahane ( C )

KL. Rahul

Jos Buttler ✈️

Chris Gayle ✈️

Sanju Samson

Mayank Agarwal

Steve Smith ✈️

Sarfaraz Khan 

Liam Livingstone ✈️

Sam Curran ✈️

Rahul Tripathi

Mandeep Singh

Shreyas Gopal

Nicholas Puran ✈️

Krishnappa Gowtham

Andrew Tye ✈️

Jofra Archer ✈️

Mohammad Shami

Jaydev Unadkat

Murugan Ashwin

Dhawal Kulkarni

Let’s see what happens in the upcoming face-off between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. Whether Rajasthan will win their 3rd match of this season or Punjab will get 2 points to displace Kolkata Knight Riders for the fourth spot. Till then, follow MyTeam11 to get information and updates about upcoming fixtures and the latest sports stuff. 


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