| On Apr 12, 2021 4:30 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Dream11 Tips for IPL 2021 Match 4 GRAND LEAGUE Today Match Prediction 12 April


Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings Dream11: With a brand new name and positive attitude, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) are ready to take on the Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 12 in IPL 2021 season’s fourth match. The Rajasthan Royals finished with the wooden spoon in the previous season while Punjab missed out on making the playoffs by a narrow margin ending at the sixth spot on the table. In the 21 matches played between the two teams over the years in the IPL, Rajasthan have won 12 matches while Punjab have emerged victorious on 9 occasions. However, both Rajasthan and Punjab will be quite keen to start this season with a sensational win in their first game.

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RR vs PBKS Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 12 April

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Delhi Capitals 190/3 beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets in the 2nd match of IPL 2021.

Pitch Report: Wankhede Stadium turned out to be a fantastic chasing ground and a minefield for the bowlers as witnessed in the match between Chennai and Delhi. The pitch is once again expected to favour the batsmen. The team winning the toss will look to field first.

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RR vs PBKS Playing 11

RR Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Jofra Archer will not be available for the first few games this season due to injury.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Sanju Samson will captain the side.
  • Jos Buttler is likely to be the wicket-keeper.
  • Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler will open the batting.
  • The likes of Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, Liam Livingstone and Shivam Dube will form part of the middle-order.
  • Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi and Jaydev Unadkat will be their main bowlers.

RR Playing 11 (likely)
Ben Stokes
Jos Buttler
Sanju Samson
Liam Livingstone
Riyan Parag
Shivam Dube
Rahul Tewatia
Chris Morris
Shreyas Gopal
Jaydev Unadkat
Kartik Tyagi

PBKS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Punjab Kings camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • KL Rahul will lead the team and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul will open the batting.
  • Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan and Deepak Hooda will bat in the middle-order.
  • Jhye Richardson, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin will be their key bowlers.

PBKS Playing 11 (likely)
KL Rahul
Mayank Agarwal
Chris Gayle
Nicholas Pooran
Deepak Hooda
Shahrukh Khan
Jhye Richardson
Mohammed Shami
Riley Meredith
Ravi Bishnoi
Murugan Ashwin

Who will win today IPL match

The Rajasthan Royals will depend a lot on the firepower of Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson in the batting department this season as they have a pretty inexperienced middle-order. Chris Morris will lead the fast bowling attack with Kartik Tyagi and Jaydev Unadkat while Shreyas Gopal and Tewatia will be the spinners. On the other hand, Punjab Kings will be hoping that Rahul, Mayank, Gayle and Pooran to do the majority run-scoring while Shami, Richardson, Meredith and Bishnoi will be their key bowlers. It is expected to be a crackerjack contest between two power-packed units. In our RR vs KXIP Dream 11 Prediction we back Punjab Kings to win this match.

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

KL Rahul: Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul was the highest run-getter in IPL 2020 with a remarkable tally of 670 runs in 14 games at an average of 55.83. Rahul also has a terrific record at the Wankhede Stadium in the IPL as he has scored 242 runs in 4 matches at a strike-rate of 145.7 which includes a brilliant century as well.

Ben Stokes: Rajasthan Royals’ premier all-rounder Ben Stokes had a fabulous season last year while opening the batting. In 8 matches, Stokes smacked a total of 285 runs at a strike-rate of 142.50. He also played a match-winning knock of 99 runs in the second ODI against India.

Differential Picks:

Nicholas Pooran: Punjab Kings’ swashbuckling batsman Nicholas Pooran is known for his incredible six-hitting ability. In IPL 2020, Pooran smacked 353 runs in 14 matches at a phenomenal strike-rate of 169.71 which included 23 sixes.

Sanju Samson: Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson will be looking to lead his side from the front in this season of the IPL. In 14 games last season, Samson notched up 375 runs at an amazing strike-rate of 158.89 which included 3 half-centuries. Also, he has a smashing record in the opening matches of the IPL as seen over the years.

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Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings Dream11

Team 1

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul (C), Jos Buttler, Nicholas Pooran, Sanju Samson (VC)
BATSMEN: Mayank Agarwal, Liam Livingstone, Deepak Hooda
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Kartik Tyagi

Team 2

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson
BATSMEN: Chris Gayle (C), Mayank Agarwal, Riyan Parag
ALL-ROUNDERS: Chris Morris, Ben Stokes (VC)
BOWLERS: Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Kartik Tyagi

Team 3

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Sanju Samson
BATSMEN: Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal (VC), Riyan Parag
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ben Stokes (C), Rahul Tewatia
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Jaydev Unadkat, Arshdeep Singh

Team 4

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (C)
BATSMEN: Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Liam Livingstone
ALL-ROUNDERS: Chris Morris (VC), Rahul Tewatia
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Jhye Richardson, Kartik Tyagi

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