IPL 2021, Match 4: Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings (RR vs PBKS) – Stats Preview
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IPL 2021, Match 4: Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings (RR vs PBKS) – Stats Preview

Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, Stats, RR vs PBKS

Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) will face each other in the fourth game of the IPL 2021 at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) this Monday (12th April) night.

Both teams will begin their journey in this IPL 2021 with this match. So, both teams will give their best to win this match.

IPL 2021, Match 4: Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings (RR vs PBKS) – Stats Preview

Venue Stats (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai)

Match records of Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
RR 8 4 4 0 (0/0) 0
PBKS 11 5 6 0 (0/0) 0

Teams’ Stats

Records of Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings in their first game of every IPL season

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
RR 11 6 5 0 (0/0) 0
PBKS 13 7 5 1 (0/1) 0
  • After appearing in the first 13 IPL seasons as the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), the Punjab franchise are now participating as Punjab Kings.

Players’ stats

(Rajasthan Royals)

  • Sanju Samson – 6th RR captain; 2000 IPL runs for RR; 100 T20 sixes for RR

Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals, Stats, RR vs PBKS, IPL 2021
Sanju Samson (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Sanju Samson will make his IPL captaincy debut this Monday. He will become the sixth overall captain and third Indian captain (after Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane) for Rajasthan Royals.

ii) Sanju Samson has scored 1907 IPL runs for Rajasthan Royals. He needs to score 93 more runs to become the third batsman to score 2000 IPL runs for this franchise (Ajinkya Rahane 2810 runs; Shane Watson 2372 runs).

iii) Sanju Samson (93 sixes) is seven sixes away to become the second batsman, after Shane Watson (114 sixes), to hit 100 T20 sixes for Rajasthan Royals.

(Punjab Kings)

  • Chris Gayle – 350 IPL sixes; Most IPL sixes for PBKS

Chris Gayle, Punjab Kings, Stats, RR vs PBKS, IPL 2021
Chris Gayle (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Caribbean superstar Chris Gayle has already hit 349 sixes in his IPL career. The left-handed batsman needs to hit another over-boundary to become the first batsman to hit 350 IPL sixes.

ii) Chris Gayle (84 sixes) needs to hit four more IPL sixes to surpass David Miller (87 sixes) and become the most IPL six-hitter for the Punjab franchise.

  • KL Rahul – 2nd most T20 run-scorer for PBKS; 2000 T20 runs for PBKS

KL Rahul, Punjab Kings, Stats, RR vs PBKS, IPL 2021
KL Rahul (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) KL Rahul has already scored 1922 T20 runs for Punjab Kings. The right-handed batsman is 53 runs away to surpass David Miller (1974 runs) and become the second most T20 run-scorer for PBKS. Only Shaun Marsh is ahead of them with 2477 T20 runs for this team.

ii) KL Rahul (1922 runs) is 78 runs away to complete his 2000 T20 runs for this team. Only their former Australian cricketer Shaun Marsh (2477 runs) has scored 2000+ T20 runs for this franchise.