Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings will lock horns in their opening game of the IPL 2021 UAE leg. The clash will take place at Dubai International Stadium on September 21. Rajasthan Royals are led by Sanju Samson while Punjab Kings are led by KL Rahul. Both the captains are wicketkeeper batsman.
During the clash between both the teams in the first leg of IPL 2021, Punjab Kings won the match by 4 runs in a nail-biting match. Rajasthan Royals hold the 5th spot in the points table with 3 wins and 4 defeats. Punjab Kings take the 6th spot in the points table. They have also won 3 games like that of RR but have lost 5 matches. Ahead of the PBKS vs RR match of IPL 2021, we talk about 3 Punjab Kings players who can win the man of the match award.
IPL 2021: PBKS vs RR- 3 RR Players Who Can Win The Man Of The Match Award
3. Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson is the leading run-getter for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 so far. The RR skipper smacked a century in the earlier clash against Punjab Kings. Fans will expect him to showcase a similar batting show like the last time.
The right-handed batsman has scored 277 runs in 7 innings so far. Sanju Samson has the capability to smash a big knock in the opening game against PBKS and hence, he can emerge as the man of the match.