RR vs PBKS Match Prediction– Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 65

Updated - 15 May 2024, 05:11 PM

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The RR vs PBKS encounter of IPL 2024 takes place on Wednesday, May 15. The venue of the clash is Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. 

Rajasthan Royals are among the most lethal teams in IPL 2024. On the other hand, Punjab Kings are among the weakest sides in the tournament. Ahead of the RR vs PBKS encounter, below is the complete prediction for the match. 

RR vs PBKS Team Analysis

Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson leads Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. RR has played 11 games in the league. They have won 8 games and lost 3. RR has 16 points. They have a strong batting and bowling unit. 

Punjab Kings 

In the absence of injured Shikhar Dhawan, Sam Curran leads Punjab Kings in IPL 2024. The franchise has only won 4 games and lost 8 out of 12. They have 8 points and have been eliminated from the race to playoffs. 

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RR vs PBKS Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati is considered a batting-friendly ground. The stadium has hosted 2 IPL games and both were won by teams batting first. They were also high-scoring encounters. 

Form and Fitness

Shikhar Dhawan is out of the PBKS squad and his return is highly unexpected. RR's Dhruv Jurel faced an injury and missed the previous game. He might be absent from the next match. Shimron Hetmyer might return to the side. 

Tactical Acumen

Rajasthan Royals- Rajasthan Royals have a strong set of batters and bowlers in IPL 2024. They have dominated while defending totals and also while chasing big targets. 

Punjab Kings- Like the last few seasons, Punjab Kings have been miserable this time too. Their top and middle-order batters have struggled with consistency. The bowlers have done a decent job. 

RR vs PBKS Match Prediction– Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 65

RR vs PBKS Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
RR 190-210 180-200
PBKS  170-190 160-180

Players to perform prediction

Rajasthan Royals- Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, and Jos Buttler are the top run-scorers for the team. Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, and Avesh Khan have got the most wickets. 

Punjab Kings- Shashank Singh, Jonny Bairstow, and Prabhsimran Singh have hit the most runs for the side. Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, and Sam Curran have captured the most wickets. 

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RR vs PBKS Best Batsman Prediction

Who will score the most runs for RR in the match: Sanju Samson or Jos Buttler 

Who will score the most runs for PBKS in the match: Shashank Singh or Jonny Bairstow

RR vs PBKS Best Bowler Prediction

Who will pick the most wickets for RR in the match: Yuzvendra Chahal or Avesh Khan 

Who will pick the most wickets for PBKS in the match: Arshdeep Singh or Harshal Patel 

Who will win the Match?

Rajasthan Royals are quite powerful than Punjab Kings and are likely to win the match. PBKS has failed to bank upon its strengths and failed to win games. 

Conclusion

The RR vs PBKS encounter will be an exciting game to look out for. On one hand, there is Rajasthan Royals who aim to finish in the top spot in the points table. On the other hand, there are Punjab Kings who have nothing at stake in the league as they are eliminated from playoffs. 

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