PBKS VS RR: IPL 2024 27th Pre-match Predictions

RR vs GT: The 27th match of this IPL 2024 will be played between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR).

A rivalry that has given some amazing matches to the fans is back as Punjab Kings will be taking on the Rajasthan Royals on 13th April 2024. The 27th match of the TATA IPL 2024 will be played at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur and hence both the teams will be eyeing the 2 points to climb up the points ladder of the season.

Punjab Kings Players List & Role

Punjab (PBKS) in IPL 2024: Find here the complete details of Punjab players list, IPL records, stats, schedule.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Shikhar Dhawan (C)Batter
Jonny BairstowWicket-Keeper/Batter
Jitesh SharmaWicket-Keeper/Batter
Prabhsimran SinghWicket-Keeper/Batter
Sam CurranBowling All-Rounder
Shashank SinghBatter
Liam LivingstoneBatting All-Rounder
Harpreet BrarBowler
Harshal PatelBowler
Kagiso RabadaBowler
Arshdeep SinghBowler

Rajasthan Royals Players List & Role

Here is the Rajasthan Royals (RR) squad for IPL 2024.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Sanju Samson (C)Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Yashasvi Jaiswal Batter 
Jos Buttler Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Riyan Parag Batting All-Rounder 
Dhruv Jurel Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Shimron Hetmyer Batter 
Ravichandran Ashwin Bowling All-Rounder 
Trent Boult Bowler 
Avesh Khan Bowler 
Nandre Burger Bowler 
Yuzvendra Chahal Bowler 

First Face-Off

Punjab Kings (earlier known as Kings XI Punjab) faced Rajasthan Royals for the first time on 21st April 2008 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur in front of the jam-packed stadium. Yuvraj Singh took the Punjab team to 166 runs with the loss of 8 wickets in the first innings as he scored 57 runs from 34 balls. However, Rajasthan Royals came out at the top of the match as Shane Watson’s knock of 76 runs helped them chase the target in just 18.1 overs and allowed them to have a win over Punjab.

Previous IPL Results

In the last 16 seasons of the IPL, both the teams have faced each other 26 times and it’s the Rajasthan Royals that holds the lead with 15 wins to their name. Talking about the Punjab Kings, they have had 11 wins with them in those encounters.

Previous Results

DateWinnerWon by
19-May-2023Rajasthan Royals4 wickets
05-Apr-2023Punjab Kings5 runs
07-May-2022Rajasthan Royals6 Wickets
21-Sept-2021Rajasthan Royals2 runs
12-Apr-2021Punjab Kings4 Runs
30-Oct-2020Rajasthan Royals7 Wickets
27-Sep-2020Rajasthan Royals4 Wickets
16-Apr-2019Punjab Kings12 Runs
25-Mar-2019Punjab Kings14 Runs
8-May-2018Rajasthan Royals15 Runs
6-May-2018Punjab Kings6 Wickets
20-Apr-2015Punjab KingsOne-Over Eliminator
9-Apr-2015Rajasthan Royals26 Runs
22-May-2014Punjab Kings16 Runs
19-Apr-2014Punjab Kings7 Wickets
8-May-2013Rajasthan Royals8 Wickets
13-Apr-2013Rajasthan Royals6 Wickets
4-May-2012Rajasthan Royals43 Runs
5-Apr-2012Rajasthan Royals31 Runs
20-Apr-2011Punjab Kings48 Runs
6-Apr-2010Rajasthan Royals9 Wickets
23-Mar-2010Rajasthan Royals31 Runs
4-May-2009Rajasthan Royals78 Runs
25-Apr-2009Punjab Kings27 Runs
27-May-2008Punjab Kings41 Runs
20-Apr-2008Rajasthan Royals6 Wickets

Pre-Match Analysis

As PBKS gears up to face RR for the 27th time, this pre-match analysis is your ultimate guide. Discover crucial details about team captains, standout players, and the game’s essential dynamics. Uncover in-depth insights into strategies, recent performances, and the evolving team dynamics, setting the stage for an electrifying showdown.

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s outstanding batting display has secured him the title of the top batsman for the upcoming match. Over his previous 10 games, he has accumulated an impressive total of 437 runs, maintaining an exceptional average of 48.56 for his team.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Yuzvendra Chahal of the Rajasthan Royals is the bowler who has been exceptional with his bowling and has picked 15 wickets in the last 10 games played while having an economy rate of 7.49 for the team so far.

Match Details

Coming live to the viewer’s screen from 7:30 PM IST on 13th April 2024, the match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will be the 27th match of the TATA IPL 2024 and is scheduled at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur.

Pitch Report

The Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur will feature a wicket offering balanced opportunities for both batsmen and bowlers. Nonetheless, chasing might pose a challenge as the pitch could slow down as the match unfolds.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

Analysis of statistics and player performances suggests that the Rajasthan Royals are in a strong position in the competition. Their players have consistently delivered impressive performances, indicating their readiness to clinch a win against the Punjab Kings.