After a thrilling victory against Gujarat Titans, the defending champions, the Rajasthan Royals, are all set to play their home game against another mighty team LSG. According to the points table, RR sits at the top, and LSG comes next. So the clash of No. 1 and 2 will be a gem for the spectators. Both teams are filled with in-form players, which makes this game even more interesting.
Head to Head
Matches played: 2
RR Won: 2
LSG Won: 0
Time: 7.30 PM IST
Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
It will be a spinners’ pitch offering turn for the bowlers. Batters who manage spinners may find it good to bat on.
What to Expect?
It is expected not to be a high-scoring game. Since RR has a great spinning attack and good spin batters, they thoroughly have the advantage to win this game.
Probable Playing XIs
RR Possible XI:
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohit Sharma
LSG Possible XI:
Nicholas Pooran(wk), Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, KL Rahul(C), Kurnal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Yudhvir Singh, Marcus Stoinis
Fantasy Picks for the GT vs PBKS Match
Captain : Jos Buttler
Buttler plays spin effectively. And also he wasn’t able to do well in the last game. So, it is expected that he will make it huge in this game.
Vice captain : KL Rahul
Kl Rahul’s strike rate is not impressive. But still, in the past,whenever he has managed to get a fifty he was able to capture the confidence.
Batsmen : KL Rahul, S Hetmyer, D Hooda
At this moment, the pitch differences are not going to affect Hetmyer. He is in a different phase now.
Hooda, a good power-hitter against spin hasn’t done well in the tournament yet. So we expect that this game will provide him a breakthrough.
Wicketkeepers: Buttler, Samson, Pooran
Both the inform batters are making this game more exciting this time. They can win matches single handedly for their side.
All rounders : R Ashwin, Gowtham, K Pandya
Ashwin is the unsung hero of RR. He has been doing all the work as a batter. He has walked in in almost all different slots and he was able to be fruitful for RR. With the ball he is game changer.
Since RR has got three left handers in their main batting line, K Gowtham will have more job to do.
K Pandya is multi-dimensional and a match winner for LSG so far. Let’s not leave him back.
Bowlers : Y Chahal, M Wood
The pacer M Wood has been impressive in this tournament by picking 11 wickets and being second in the race of Purple cap.
Y Chahal in this kind of wicket will be fruitful for our team. Interestingly he has got good rhythm too.
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