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Kings XI Punjab VS Rajasthan Royals – MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction & Pitch Report

By Sahil Mathur
Oct 30, 2020 • 11:29 AM

Rajasthan Royals(RR) defeated Kings XI Punjab(KXIP) the last time these two teams met in IPL 2020. With a do-or-die situation for both teams, this match could well go down to the wire once again. 

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IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab VS Rajasthan Royals: Match Details

  • Date – Friday, 30 October 2020
  • Time – 7:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

KXIP VS RR Match Preview:

Kings XI Punjab batting lineup is in terrific form this season. Mandeep Singh has also joined the party of run-scorers in the team. Chris Gayle has been a game-changer for Punjab and he will continue to be the key batsman for them this season. Mayank Agarwal, if available, might replace Deepak Hooda to make the batting more strong in this match. 

The bowlers have been disciplined for most of the season so far. Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin have been impressive during the middle overs. Mohammed Shami has led the bowling line up well so far. 

Rajasthan Royals had a big boost of confidence in the last match against MI after Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson won them the game. If Jos Buttler and Steve Smith click in this match, it could be hard to stop the run flow.

The bowlers had a good outing for most of the innings. They still need to work on their death overs bowling which was expensive in the last match. Shreyas Gopal has been an impactful bowler during the middle overs. 

Both the teams are very much in the race of playoffs and will come all guns blazing to keep their hope alive in this match. 

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KXIP VS RR Head to Head:

  • Total – 20
  • Kings XI Punjab – 9
  • Rajasthan Royals – 11

KXIP VS RR Team News: 

Kings XI Punjab - Mayank Agarwal has been rested for the last two games, his availability is still unclear for this match. 

Rajasthan Royals - There are no injury concerns in the team as of now. 

KXIP VS RR Weather Report:

The temperature in the evening will be around 29 degrees in Abu Dhabi. 

KXIP VS RR Pitch Report: 

The pitch was good for batting in the last match between MI & RCB. The ball was seaming but came onto the bat nicely. Any score above 170 will be tricky to chase. 

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Kings XI Punjab VS Rajasthan Royals Probable Playing XI:

Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul (c & wk), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda/ Mayank Agarwal, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Rajasthan Royals - Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (wk), Jos Buttler, Steven Smith (c), Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Kartik Tyagi/ Jaydev Unadkat

Kings XI Punjab VS Rajasthan Royals Fantasy XI:

  • Wicket-keepers - Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, KL Rahul(Vice-Captain), Nicholas Pooran
  • Batsmen - Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh
  • All-rounders - Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes(Captain)
  • Bowlers - Jofra Archer, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi