IPL Live Score, KXIP Vs RR: Rajasthan – 170/7 (20 Overs) / Punjab – 182/6 (20 Overs)
The 32nd match of the Indian Premier League 2019 will take place between the Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. This will be the ninth match for KKR whole the Royals will be playing their eighth match of this season. This will be a much anticipated game as the last time when these two teams met, one of the infamous incident of ‘Mankading’ took place when KXIP skipper ran Jos Butler out at the non-striker’s end which turned around the course of the match and Punjab won it by a fair margin of 14 runs. This incident took place in the very first week of this tournament and all this just lit up the entire IPL 2019.
Both these teams are placed at the lower half of the Points Table where KXIP are placed at the fifth position with eight points in eight games while RR are currently at the second last spot with just two wins to their name in seven matches. But the winning momentum is with Rajasthan as they won their previous game against the Mumbai Indians and they will also to square the defeat of their last encounter with the franchise of Punjab.
Coming to the possible changed in this match, Punjab might bring David Miller back in the side in place of Nicholas Pooran while Hardus Viljoen is also expected to make it to the final XI in place of Andrew Tye. While for RR, Ben Stokes’s availability is still not assured, so, they can continue to play with Liam Livingstone or can also go Ashton Turner.
Expected Playing XIs:
Punjab- Ravi Ashwin (Skipper), KL Rahul (WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, Murugan Ashwin and Hardus Viljoen.
Rajasthan- Ajinkya Rahane (Skipper), Jos Butler (WK), Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Steve Smith, Krishnappa Gowtham, Liam Livingstone/Ashton Turner, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jofra Archer and Jaydev Unadkat