Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab, 9th T20 Match Prediction 27 Sep 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab, 9th T20 Match Prediction

2020-09-28

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Rajasthan Royals

11.59 226/6 in 19.3
11.15 223/2 in 20.0

Kings XI Punjab

11.59 226/6 in 19.3 Cricbettingbuzz
11.15 223/2 in 20.0
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets

Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab cricket betting odds

RR 1.86
KXIP 1.86

RR vs KXIP Prediction

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Rajasthan Royals look to continue winning momentum against resurgent Kings XI Punjab

  • Rajasthan Royals registered a comfortable win in their opening game against Chennai Super Kings.
  • Steven Smith and Sanju Samson smashed half-centuries for Rajasthan Royals in the previous game.
  • Kings XI Punjab registered a comprehensive win over Royal Challengers Bangalore

Expect Rajasthan Royals to overcome Kings XI Punjab in a high-scoring game.

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Match Preview

Rajasthan Royals will be looking to continue their winning run when they take on Kings XI Punjab in the ninth match of 2020 Indian Premier League at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

In their opening fixture, Rajasthan Royals registered 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings, courtesy excellent performances from Sanju Samson, Steven Smith and Rahul Tewatia. Skipper Steven Smith will be hoping that the side maintains their standards with bat and ball.

On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab put on a strong display with bat and ball to register 97-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore, courtesy Lokesh Rahul blistering 132. Kings XI Punjab will be hoping that the side can maintain their good form in the next couple of matches

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Rajasthan Royals

The franchise started their campaign on a positive note after comfortably brushing aside Chennai Super Kings.

Despite losing the toss, Rajasthan Royals got off to a shaky start as rookie opener Yashasvi Jaiswal perished for a low score. Steven Smith and Sanju Samson came together at the crease and put on 121-run partnership to put Rajasthan Royals in a strong position to post a daunting total on the board.

For Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 74 runs off 32 balls with the help of nine sixes. He was well supported by Steven Smith, who smashed 69 runs off 47 balls with the help of four fours and four sixes.

Tail-enders Tom Curran and Jofra Archer added 38 runs to see Rajasthan Royals post a mammoth 216 runs in their allotted 20 overs. The highlight of the innings was Jofra Archer was smashing four consecutive sixes off the bowling of Lungi Ngidi.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal and Rahul Tewatia to make crucial breakthroughs.

Leg-spinner Rahul Tewatia was the standout bowler for the side against Chennai Super Kings and finished with figures of 3 for 37 in his four overs.

Rajasthan Royals Actual Playing XI:

AS Rajpoot, Steven Smith, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, RV Uthappa, R Tewatia, S Gopal, Tom Curran, Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Samson 74 32 1 9 231.25
S Smith 69 47 4 4 146.81
J Archer 27 8 0 4 337.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Tewatia 4.0 0 37 3 9.25
J Archer 4.0 0 26 1 6.5
S Gopal 4.0 0 38 1 9.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Tewatia 4.0 0 37 3 9.25
J Archer 4.0 0 26 1 6.5
S Gopal 4.0 0 38 1 9.5
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Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI

Steven Smith (captain), Sanju Samson (wk), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat.

Kings XI Punjab

Lokesh Rahul led from the front with the bat in the previous game played against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Despite losing the toss, Kings XI Punjab got the side off to a steady start, courtesy 57-run partnership between Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal.

Mayank Agarwal failed to capitalize on his good start and perished after scoring 26 runs off 20 balls with the help of four boundaries.

For Kings XI Punjab, Rahul notched up his second century in the Indian Premier League. He smashed 132 not out off 69 balls with the help of fourteen boundaries and seven sixes. He stitched crucial partnership with Nicholas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Sheldon Cottrell, Muhammad Shami and Ravi Bishnoi to make crucial breakthroughs in this contest.

Leg-spinners Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin bowled well and claimed three wickets apiece. Left-arm medium-pacer Sheldon Cottrell continued his excellent form and finished with figures of 2 for 17 in his three overs.

Kings XI Punjab Actual Playing XI:

Sarfaraz Khan, Karun Nair, Sheldon Cottrell, Mohammed Shami, Lokesh Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Murugan Ashwin, Mayank Agarwal, James Neesham

Kings XI Punjab Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
L Rahul 132 69 14 7 191.3
M Agarwal 26 20 4 0 130
N Pooran 17 18 1 0 94.44
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Bishnoi 4.0 0 32 3 8
M Ashwin 3.0 0 21 3 7
S Cottrell 3.0 0 17 2 5.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Bishnoi 4.0 0 32 3 8
M Ashwin 3.0 0 21 3 7
S Cottrell 3.0 0 17 2 5.67
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Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing XI

Lokesh Rahul (captain &wk), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Karun Nair, Glenn Maxwell, Murugan Ashwin, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, Mohammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 29 0 mm. 1.02 k/h From: NNE 0%
03h 29 0 mm. 2.08 k/h From: SE 0%
06h 34 0 mm. 0.88 k/h From: NW 0%
09h 35 0 mm. 5.2 k/h From: NW 0%
12h 34 0 mm. 5.35 k/h From: NW 0%
15h 31 0 mm. 4.05 k/h From: NNW 0%
18h 30 0 mm. 1.25 k/h From: NNE 0%
21h 29 0 mm. 1.46 k/h From: SE 0%

Despite hot and humid conditions, the surface is expected to favor the batting units. The spinners might get some assistance from the surface.The weather is expected to be fair for this game.

Venue Details

Sharjah Cricket Stadium is going to host the ninth match of 2020 Indian Premier League between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab have won their previous two matches played against Rajasthan Royals

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be desperate to win the toss and bat first on this surface. The previous game was won by side batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Rajasthan Royals will favorites to win their game against Kings XI Punjab. With likes of Steven Smith, Sanju Samson and Jofra Archer showing excellent form this season, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to extend their winning run in the competition.

Expect Rajasthan Royals to overcome Kings XI Punjab in a high-scoring game.

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