IPL 2023
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Updated: 05 April 2023

IPL 2023 RR Vs PBKS: Date, Time, Probable Playing 11, Pitch Report, Head-To-Head, And Squads. Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be up against Punjab Kings in match number eight of the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on April 5 at Guwahati. Both teams have won their first matches of IPL 2023. Rajasthan Royals showed a dominant performance to defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad whereas Punjab Kings vanquished Kolkata Knight Riders in their first game of IPL 2023.

Both teams are filled with some explosive batsmen like Jos Butler, Sanju Samson, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and Shimron Hetmyer. This match is shaping up to be a classic encounter between two top teams in the IPL. Fans can expect some high-quality cricket, with both teams leaving no stone unturned in their quest for victory.

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IPL 2023 RR vs PBKS Match Details

Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings

Venue: Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati

Day & Date: Wednesday, April 05

Time: 07:30 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Head-To-Head Record

Rajasthan Royals faced Punjab Kings 24 times in IPL over the last 15 seasons. They have the upper hand over Punjab by winning 14 games out of these 24 games. Punjab Kings won nine out of them; whereas one match was tied.

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RR vs PBKS Pitch And Weather Report

The pitch at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati favours batsmen, so we may see a high-scoring match. The weather forecast is cloudy for Guwahati on Wednesday, also a possibility for a few showers.

RR Vs PBKS Prediction

Rajasthan Royals will likely defeat Punjab Kings due former’s strong batting line-up and spin attack.

RR Vs PBKS Probable Playing 11

Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Butler, Sanju Samson (wk/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen, Trent Boult

Impact Player: Navdeep Saini

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Prabsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan

Impact Player: Rishi Dhawan

IPL 2023 RR vs PBKS Full Squad

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (wk/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Jason Holder, Abdul PA, Kunal Rathore, Joe Root, KC Cariappa, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Donovan Ferreira, Shimron Hetmyer, Navdeep Saini, KM Asif, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Murugan Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Ravi Ashwin, Akash Vashisth

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Mohit Rathee, Shivam Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Matthew Short, Harpreet Singh, Raj Bawa, Nathan Ellis, Baltej Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Atharva Taide, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Shahrukh Khan