Shikhar Dhawan’s Punjab Kings will face Sanju Samson‘s Rajasthan Royals in Match 66 of Indian Premier League 2023 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala on Friday, May 19, 2023. Keep reading to find out IPL 2023 66 PBKS vs RR Match Prediction.
Both teams had their moments in the tournament as they played decent cricket more often than not. But the failure in seizing crucial moments has hurt their campaign. Both the franchises stand in a precarious situation with just one league game remaining for each.
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals have 12 points each with 6 victories and 7 defeats. The losing team in this game will get knocked out. Even the winning team won’t be guaranteed a place in the playoffs. They would require Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders to lose their respective matches in order to qualify.
PBKS vs RR Head to Head
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for PBKS vs RR today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals?
Total Matches Played: 29
Punjab Kings Won: 11
Rajasthan Royals Won: 14
No Result: 0
The previous match at this venue witnessed big scores as the pitch was great for batting. There was some live grass on the surface but that didn’t really help the seamers. Once again, a high-scoring encounter is on the cards.
The maximum temperature in Dharamsala on Friday would be 28°C while the humidity would be around 38%. There is no chance of rain.
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XIs:
Atharva Taide and Kagiso Rabada were brought into the line-up for PBKS for the last game against Delhi Capitals. The combination could be more or less the same for this contest.
Adam Zampa was picked ahead of Trent Boult for the previous match for RR versus RCB. Boult should be back for this game as the spinners won’t extract much from the deck.
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals for the IPL 2023 Match 66
Punjab Kings Predicted Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis <> Prabhsimran Singh, Arshdeep Singh
Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI:
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, KM Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal <> Devdutt Padikkal
* <> indicates Impact Player replacement
There was dew on the outfield right from the outset in the last game at this venue. Bowling first after winning the toss should be the preferred option in this scenario.
Probable Best Batter
Dharamsala will produce another good batting wicket. Jos Buttler is someone who can take off and score big at this kind of pitch.
Probable Best Bowler
There won’t be much help for the spinners and so, Trent Boult could be back in the RR line-up for this game. He is the bowler to watch out for.
Here is Our IPL 2023 Match 66 PBKS vs RR Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 66 Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Punjab Kings bat first
First Innings score prediction: Punjab Kings will score 195-205
Result prediction: Rajasthan Royals will win the match by 5 wickets
Case2: If Rajasthan Royals bat first
First Innings score prediction: Rajasthan Royals will score 220-230
Result prediction: Rajasthan Royals will win the match by 10-20 runs
PBKS vs RR Today’s Match Prediction: Rajasthan Royals have a better bowling line-up than that of the opposition. Therefore, they will be better suited to this wicket.
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