Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will meet Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday (16th April) night at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium (Mohali, Chandigarh).
While KXIP will play their ninth match in this season, RR will play their eighth match in this season. However, it will be the fifth home match for KXIP and fourth away match for RR in the IPL 2019.
In the ongoing season, the Punjab franchise has won four matches, and the Rajasthan franchise has won two matches.
IPL 2019 form (in last five matches; oldest to latest): Won, Lost, Won, Lost and Lost
IPL 2019 form (in last five matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Lost, Lost and Won
Overall (18 matches): KXIP won 8 matches; RR won 10 matches
In IPL (18 matches): KXIP won 8 matches; RR won 10 matches
At Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh (6 matches): KXIP won 3 matches; RR won 3 matches
In last five matches: KXIP won 3 matches; RR won 2 matches
- In the ongoing IPL season, they met for the first time on 25th March at Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur). The visiting side KXIP won that match by 14 runs.
- Last time they played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium (Mohali, Chandigarh) on 23rd May 2014.
i) The Australian pacer has picked up 26 wickets for this side. Among the Australian bowlers in KXIP side, only the former pacer Mitchell Johnson is ahead of Andrew Tye with 28 T20 wickets for this side.
i) The right-handed batsman has scored 994 runs for KXIP. He is six runs away to complete his 1,000 T20 runs for this side. Till the date, a total of six batsmen (including two Indians) have scored 1,000+ T20 runs for this franchise.
i) The Indian cricketer will become the 10th cricketer to play 50 T20 matches for KXIP.
i) On Tuesday night, the Indian cricketer will be the first player to play 100 T20 matches for RR.
ii) The right-handed batsman has hit 48 IPL sixes for RR. With two more sixes, he will become the fourth batsman to hit 50 or more IPL sixes for this side. The first three RR players to achieve this feat were Shane Watson (109 sixes), Yusuf Pathan (61 sixes) and Sanju Samson (55 sixes).