IPL Match 50: KXIP vs RR
Kings XI Punjab will face Rajasthan Royals today in the 50th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Having lost six games in a row, KXIP have come back strong to win the next four and give themselves a chance of making it to the playoffs.
This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) would be just as looking for a victory, for, this is a do-or-die game for them. The Royals have got one win lesser than KXIP and would love to make it 6 wins from 13 games.
The pitch in Abu Dhabi has been brilliant for batting. After a couple of 190-plus totals in the first innings, the last match was comparatively low-scoring. The ball has been coming on to the ball nicely and the teams chasing have won in four out of the last five games here.
Kings XI Punjab probable playing XI
Chris Gayle, KL Rahul ©(wk), Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda/Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin.
Rajasthan Royals probable playing XI
Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Jos Buttler, Steve Smith ©, Sanju Samson (wk), Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot/Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi.