The 66th match of the league stage will be played today between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals in IPL. The match will be played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala from 7.30 pm. The two teams will be facing each other for the first time at the Dharamshala ground. Rajasthan have won 6 and lost 7 out of 13 matches so far this season. After which the team has 12 points.
If we talk about head to head here, a total of 25 matches have been played between Punjab and Rajasthan so far. Out of these 14 matches have been won by Rajasthan and 11 matches by Punjab. The new ball on the Dharamshala pitch is likely to swing for the fast bowlers.
Batsmen are often seen struggling to score runs on this ground. There, this ground proves to be helpful for the bowlers. But in the last match here, Delhi Capitals scored 214 runs, in response Punjab also reached close to 200 runs. In such a situation, high scoring competition can be given even today.
Probable playing eleven of both teams
Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Atharv Tayde, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Sam Curran, Harpreet Brar, Shah Rukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabara, Nathan Ellis and Arshdeep Singh.
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (captain and wicketkeeper), Jos Buttler, Yashwin Jaiswal, Joe Root, Dhruv Jurrell, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Adam Janpa, Sandeep Sharma, KM Asif and Yuzvender Chahal.