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| On May 7, 2022 10:31 AM IST

PBKS vs RR IPL 2022 Dream 11 Prediction, PBKS Playing 11, RR Playing 11 Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


PBKS vs RR IPL 2022:  The Punjab Kings (PBKS) are all set to meet the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 52nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season on 7 May, 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Punjab Kings will be feeling very much high on confidence after having registered a convincing 8-wicket victory against a strong Gujarat Titans side in their most recent match this T20 season. On the other hand, the Rajasthan Royals are coming after conceding two disappointing losses on the trot.

PBKS vs RR Dream 11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: Match 52, Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Competition: Indian Premier League 2022

Date: 7 May, 2022

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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Tata IPL 2022 Pitch Report

As seen in the tournament so far, the conditions at the Wankhede Stadium will once again be flat and batting-friendly assisting the batsmen to a great extent and the fast bowlers relying on their slower deliveries. However, the team winning the toss should look to bowl first. It will be a good decision to pick more of batsmen and fast bowlers in your respective fantasy teams.

Team Form Guide:
PBKS (recent last): W L W L L
RR (recent last): L L W W W


PBKS Playing 11

1. Shikhar Dhawan 
2. Mayank Agarwal (C)
3. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
4. Liam Livingstone
5. Jonny Bairstow
6. Jitesh Sharma (wk)
7. Rishi Dhawan

8. Sandeep Sharma
9. Kagiso Rabada
10. Rahul Chahar
11. Arshdeep Singh

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  • All the players are available for selection and there are no injury issues in the Punjab Kings camp.
  • They are likely to retain the same playing combination from the last match.
  • Mayank Agarwal will be the captain.
  • Jitesh Sharma will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Liam Livingstone will be expected to deliver the goods in the batting department.
  • The trio of Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada and Rahul Chahar will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers.

Mayank Agarwal Stats in IPL

Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal has got some brilliant starts in this competition so far but has failed to convert them. However, Mayank Agarwal will be an important player to watch out for in this game against Rajasthan Royals.

Matches Runs 50/100 IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
108 2296 12/1 441 runs 25, 18, 24, 52, 5, 4, 1, 32


Shikhar Dhawan Stats in IPL

For the Punjab Kings, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is coming into this game on the back of a brilliant form. Shikhar Dhawan contributed with an excellent unbeaten knock of 62 runs that included 8 fours and 1 six against Gujarat Titans.

Matches Runs 50/100 IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
202 6152 47/2 369 runs (10 games) 62*, 5, 88*, 9, 8, 70, 35, 33


Liam Livingstone Stats in IPL

For the Punjab Kings, explosive middle-order batter Liam Livingstone has contributed with some crucial performances and even hit a gigantic 118 metre six against Gujarat Titans. Liam Livingstone has an outstanding strike-rate of more than 180 so far this competition.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
19 405 164.63 293 runs (9 games) 30*, 18, 19, 2, 60, 2, 64


RR Playing 11

1. Jos Buttler 
2. Devdutt Padikkal
3. Sanju Samson (C & wk)
4. Karun Nair
5. Shimron Hetmyer
6. Riyan Parag

7. Ravichandran Ashwin
8. Trent Boult

9. Kuldeep Sen
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
11. Prasidh Krishna

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  • There are no major injury problems in the Rajasthan Royals camp.
  • They are unlikely to tinker a lot with their playing 11 from the last match.
  • Sanju Samson will captain the side and also be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Devdutt Padikkal and Shimron Hetmyer to deliver amazingly well with the bat.
  • The likes of Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin and Prasidh Krishna will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.

Jos Buttler Stats in IPL

For the Rajasthan Royals, opening batsman Jos Buttler has been in a terrific form in the ongoing IPL 2022 season. Jos Buttler is the highest run-scorer with a fabulous tally of 588 runs from as many as 10 matches.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
75 2556 151.82 588 runs (10 games) 22, 67, 8, 116, 103, 54, 13, 70*, 100, 35


Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in IPL

For the Rajasthan Royals, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has been a key wicket-taker in the ongoing T20 tournament. Yuzvendra Chahal is the highest wicket-taker in IPL 2022 with an excellent total of 19 wickets from just 9 matches.

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
124 158 7.55 19 Wickets (10 games) 0/31, 1/33, 0/23, 1/28, 5/40, 1/32, 4/41, 2/15, 2/26, 3/22


Shimron Hetmyer Stats in IPL

Rajasthan Royals’ finisher Shimron Hetmyer has already some important innings with the bat in the T20 competition. In IPL 2022, Shimron Hetmyer has smashed as many as 233 runs at a great strike-rate of more than 170.

Matches Runs Strike-rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
41 777 155.09 260 runs (10 games) 27*, 6*, 3, 1*, 26*, 29, 59*


Who will win Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals today IPL match?

  • The Punjab Kings have managed to win two out of their last 5 matches in the Indian Premier League 2022 season.
  • Rajasthan Royals have witnessed a total of 3 victories and 2 losses in the recent while.
  • In the previous game between these two teams, the Rajasthan Royals went on to pull off an incredible 2-run win against Punjab Kings.

PBKS vs RR Head to Head

Matches PBKS RR
Overall (23) 10 13
Last 5 IPL Games 2 3


According to the Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals today match prediction, Rajasthan Royals are the favourites to win this match.

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PBKS vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson
BATSMEN: Shimron Hetmyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa
ALL-ROUNDERS: Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan
BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Arshdeep Singh

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PBKS vs RR Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Jos Buttler, Shikhar Dhawan.

For Grand League: Sanju Samson, Liam Livingstone.

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