RR VS PBKS: IPL 2024 65th Pre-match Predictions

RR vs PBKS: The 65th match of this IPL 2024 will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings.

Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings are all set for the 65th clash of the TATA IPL 2024 at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati which has been an amazing venue for the fans. Both the teams are often engaged in some close encounters and this match will be another instance that can bring out the best from the players.

Rajasthan Royals Players List & Role

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Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Sanju Samson (C)Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Yashasvi JaiswalBatter 
Jos ButtlerWicket-Keeper/Batter 
Riyan ParagBatting All-Rounder 
Dhruv JurelWicket-Keeper/Batter 
Shimron HetmyerBatter 
Ravichandran AshwinBowling All-Rounder 
Trent BoultBowler 
Avesh KhanBowler 
Nandre BurgerBowler 
Yuzvendra ChahalBowler 

Punjab Kings Players List & Role

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Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Shikhar Dhawan (C)Batter 
Jonny Bairstow Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Jitesh Sharma Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Prabhsimran Singh Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Sikandar Raza Batting All-Rounder 
Shashank Singh Batter 
Sam Curran Bowling All-Rounder 
Harpreet Brar Bowler 
Harshal Patel Bowler 
Kagiso Rabada Bowler 
Arshdeep Singh Bowler 

First Face-Off

In the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, the first encounter between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals took place. Rajasthan Royals emerged victorious, defeating Punjab Kings by 6 wickets as they successfully chased down the target of 166 runs. Yuvraj Singh of Punjab Kings showcased his batting prowess by scoring a half-century. However, during the chase, Shane Watson played a remarkable innings for Rajasthan Royals, contributing 76 runs. His outstanding performance provided his team with a solid foundation, ensuring their victory in the thrilling contest.

Previous IPL Results

In their history of 26 encounters, Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals have crossed paths numerous times. Out of these, Rajasthan Royals have emerged victorious on 15 occasions, while Punjab Kings have secured wins 11 times. As they gear up to face each other once more, both teams are set to bring their best game to the field.

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

Let’s see the pre-game analysis ahead of the much-anticipated match, encompassing every aspect from player profiles to team strategies. We’ll uncover the historical head-to-head records between the two teams, examining their wins, losses, and memorable moments to provide a comprehensive understanding of the upcoming showdown.

Probable best batter of the Match

Sanju Samson has been on fire in the last 10 matches, racking up an impressive tally of 396 runs. His consistent batting display, boasting an outstanding average of 66, has significantly impacted his team’s performance on the field.

Probable best bowler of the Match

Yuzvendra Chahal has cemented his position as a cornerstone in Rajasthan’s bowling lineup, showcasing his prowess with an impressive tally of 17 wickets in their last 10 matches.

Match Details

The upcoming clash between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals is set to unfold at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on May 15, 2024, with the action commencing at 7:30 PM IST. As the 65th match of the TATA IPL 2024, this highly anticipated showdown holds the promise of an exhilarating encounter between two formidable teams.

Pitch Report

Batsmen can expect favourable conditions on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium pitch, with little support for bowlers. Additionally, dew forming later in the game may impact how it unfolds.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

Looking at how both teams have played before and how well their players have performed, it seems like Rajasthan Royals might have a little edge. They could be the ones more likely to win this match.