IPL 2024- Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals: Match Preview (April 13th, 2024)

Another day another IPL match. This time a good match is there on weekends. We have a Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings match. Rajasthan Royals is going to clash with Punjab Kings. This upcoming match is going to be interesting and super fun. On one side we have the RR on the top and on the other side, we have PBKS on the table's downside. This Saturday night we have a decent match to enjoy. So we are here with the details of this interesting battle. We will be with you for all the information for this match including both teams’ performances. We will also share the fantasy playing 11. Without wasting any time, let's see the PBKS vs RR match preview.  We will start with the venue and timing of the match. 

Venue and timing 

This upcoming clash between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals is all set to take place on April 13th, 2024, The match is scheduled at 7:30 PM. There is only one match this Saturday, so it is promising a thrilling encounter night. The excitement will unfold at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur, Mohali. Fans can expect a good match. However, both team's journeys are very different in this IPL. Let us see this to understand the situation so far. 

Both teams journey so far: IPL 2024

Punjab Kings (PBKS): Their campaign has been a rollercoaster ride with wins and losses. They are currently seated in 7th position out of the 10 teams in this IPL 2024. They have played 5 matches till now and out of this they have won only two matches and lost the other three. The team is struggling to find consistency, and in this match, they will try to record a win to improve their position on the points table. The whole team as well as the players of Punjab are struggling to perform well. So this match will be a crucial win for them. However, taking the RR never will be an easy task. Also, RR has been in superb form till now. 

Rajasthan Royals (RR): In contrast, the Rajasthan Royals have been riding higher with their performance. They have been excellent out of the 6 matches, they have won 5. Except for one match they have played, they have won all, except the last one. Their confidence is in the 7th sky-high, and they’ll look to maintain their winning momentum. Rajasthan will try to win this match so their winning strike again makes form. In this season they are winning in every match. Although the last match was not good for them. They played against GT and lost the match. However, their players are performing well in every match. Riyan Parag, Sanju Samson, and Ashwin all are doing good and helping their team win. 


Head to head in IPL history 

Historically, the contests between these two have always been closely fought. They have played 26 matches together so far. Rajasthan Royals is taking the lead with 15 wins, while Punjab Kings have secured 11 victories. This shows how royals are dominated over PBKS. However, our Punjab Kings are also not so far; they are just a few matches away. So according to this, this can be an interesting match to watch out for. We will witness a clash full of boundaries and wickets. Both team players will perform their best to just record a win. Rajasthan will try to record another win to capture the first position in the points table whereas Punjab will try to improve their positions. 

Both teams have some players who are doing well and in this upcoming match, they can also perform well. Let's see the names of such players who can perform well. 

Player to watch out, for the PBKS vs RR match 

Every match has some players who perform well and help their team. In this upcoming match, we also have some players that we can look for the best performance from them. We have Riyan Parag and Sanju Samson from the Rajasthan side who are leading their team in every match. Currently, Riyan is in the second position in the most-run leaderboard. And Sanju is in fourth position. If they perform in this upcoming match then no doubt Royals will win this match. We have no players to look out for, especially from the Punjab batting side.

Talking about bowling we have Yuzvendra Chahal from Rajasthan itself. Chahal currently tops the purple cap leaderboard. He has taken the highest of 10 wickets in 5 matches. Punjab's Arshdeep and Kagiso Rabada are doing well and may perform well. These are some players who can show good performance in this upcoming Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals match. 

Expected playing XI 

Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson(C) (Wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Jos Buttler, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Keshav Maharaj 

(Including impact player) 

Punjab Kings (PBKS) 

Shikhar Dhawan ©, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Shashank Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimaran Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Jitesh Sharma (Wk), Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Harshal Patel, Harpreet Brar

Fantasy Playing XI PBKS vs RR

Making a fantasy team is not an easy task but for you, we have curated it. Playing XI of the PBKS vs RR match. Use this to make your team and 

Captain: Riyan Parag 

Vice-captain: Yashasvi Jaiswal 

Wicket-keeper: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler 

All-rounder: Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin 

Batsman: Yashaswi Jaiswal, Shikhar Dhawan 

Bowler: Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada


Alright here comes the end of this article. Who can be the winner?  This is a question that comes into every cricket fan's mind in every match. So in this match, where Rajasthan is going to clash with Punjab King. There is a high chance that Rajasthan will win this match. There is a simple reason behind this: they are doing best in every match, and Punjab Kings are not doing well. So we have our best bet on Rajasthan royals. However, the IPL is full of uncertainty so enjoy this match to know the real winner of this match.

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