The match played between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the first phase was very exciting. Punjab won this match by four runs
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will face each other for the second time this season
In IPL 2021, there is going to be a match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings on Tuesday. Both the teams are about to start the second phase of the league with this match. In the first phase, the situation in Rajasthan and Punjab remained almost the same. The captains of both the teams did score runs but the teams could not make it to the top four. The team of Punjab Kings has won three matches in eight matches and is in seventh place. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals are in sixth place with three wins from seven matches. Both teams need a win to stay in the race for the playoffs.
The powerful batting of Evin Lewis and Liam Livingstone will compete with the strength of Chris Gayle and the strategy of captain KL Rahul. The Royals will definitely miss Jos Buttler, while the arrival of Lewis in the team will strengthen the team’s batting. The last time when both the teams came face to face, Punjab Kings had won the thrilling match.
head to head record
Talking about the figures of both the teams, till date Punjab and Rajasthan have faced 22 face-offs in the league. Out of these 12 times Rajasthan has won while Punjab Kings have won 10 times. Talking about the last five matches, Punjab Kings have won three times while Rajasthan Royals have won twice. In the last season, both the matches were named after Rajasthan. At the same time, in the year 2019, Punjab Kings won both the matches.
Punjab Kings won the last match
The last match played between the two teams was quite a thrill, which was decided on the last ball. In this match played in Mumbai, Punjab had scored 221 runs at the loss of six wickets while playing first. Captain KL Rahul scored 91 runs in 50 balls at a strike rate of 182. He also hit seven fours and five sixes in his innings. Chasing a target of 222 runs, captain Sanju Samson scored a brilliant century for Rajasthan and brought his team closer to victory. However, in the end, the bet was in the hands of Punjab and Rajasthan’s team missed out on this historic match by a slight margin of four runs.
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