KXIP vs RR: Kings XI Punjab will host Rajasthan Royals in their next match in Indian Premier League. Both the teams are performing below expectations and the time is running out for them to make the playoffs. Rajasthan Royals, in particular, are entering the do or die phase where they need to win as many matches as possible to stay alive.
Meanwhile, KXIP will work hard to win at home and jump up a few places in the table. KKR’s loss against CSK has opened up the race to the second place wide and KXIP will hope to get involved in the equation. The home team has 8 points from 8 matches so far. Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have just 4 from their 7 matches.
Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Team News
- KXIP could field a similar team despite losing their last game
- Krishnappa Gowtham could be replaced by Riyan Prayag for Rajasthan Royals.
Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Playing 11
Kings XI Punjab – Chris Gayle, KL Rahul (Wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Andrew Tye, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami.
Rajasthan Royals – Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler (Wk), Liam Livingstone, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtam / Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni
Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Squad
Ravichandran Ashwin(C), Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Sam Curran, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Agnivesh Ayachi, Varun Chakravarthy, Hardus Viljoen, Lokesh Rahul, PrabhSimran Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Moises Henriques, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Steven Smith, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Shashank Singh, Stuart Binny, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag,Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jaydev Unadkat, S Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Liam Livingstone, Manan Vohra, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Ish Sodhi