IPL Match Prediction: Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals


Today’s IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals would be a fierce contest as both these teams would be fighting for a place in the playoffs. Both these teams have been in valiant form and today’s IPL match score would be a cracking one. Where Captain KL Rahul will be looking forward to avoiding a double league defeat, Captain Steve Smith would want to thrash his opponent twice. The last time they faced each other it was all about huge runs scored and chased. Just like the previous match, today’s IPL match is expected to be a highly entertaining contest. Kings XI Punjab who has fumbled during the initial stages of the league is slowly regaining its form with the batting led by Chris Gayle and bowling led by Mohammad Shami. On the other hand, the return of Ben Stokes has been a huge boost to the Rajasthan Royals side, who hit yet another century against Mumbai Indians after just hitting his first six this season taking 120 deliveries. Today’s IPL match live would be streamed online, where cricket fans can enjoy the match from the comfort of their homes. Today’s IPL match score would reveal the just winner for this matchup.

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Match 50: Venue

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Match 50: Weather Report                     

With the winter season nearing, temperatures have started to fall after the sun has set in the heart of UAE, Abu Dhabi. Weather reports suggest that the temperature would lie in the range of 30°C-34°C. Humidity levels have also started falling with only 35%-39% humidity. Today’s IPL match prediction says that mild winds would be blowing affecting the turn of the ball a bit. Keep a check on the IPL live score to get the complete weather forecast.

Match 50: Pitch Report

The pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium is equally supportive for both batsmen and bowlers. Runs come in handy as the pitch wears on overtime. Bowlers, especially pacers, have a good time taking wickets on this pitch due to the swing offered. Spinners also get some kind of advantage if the pitch is dry. Fans can keep a check on the IPL live score to have in-depth pitch reports.

Kings XI Punjab Expected Lineup

KL Rahul (C and wk), Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Jordan, Mandeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle

Rajasthan Royals Expected Lineup

Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson (wk), Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Riyan Parag, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Robin Uthappa, Jos Buttler

Match 50: Overall Prediction

The last time when these teams faced each other, Kings XI Punjab put up 223 runs on the board as Mayank Agarwal scored a stunning ton. While chasing, Rajasthan Royals scored that run successfully as Sanju Samson, Rahul Tewatia, and Steve Smith all put up half-centuries.  But today’s IPL match live may take some unexpected turns. Keeping Kings XI Punjab’s current run of form in mind, today’s IPL match prediction predicts a Kings XI Punjab win as they would be desperate to avoid a double league defeat against the same team. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals would not let the game loose and would give a tough fight.

Players to Look for: KXIP

KL Rahul, Mohammad Shami, Chris Gayle

Players to Look for: RR

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson

This is a vital match for both the teams and especially Kings XI Punjab to qualify for the playoffs and they would give everything to win this match and not let their hard work go in vain.


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