Match 40, Rajahasthan Royals VS Kings XI Preview, Score card

Rajahasthan Royals VS Kings XI Preview, Score card

While Kings fight for assured berth, Rajahasthan Royals will fill play to stand alive in the competition. RCB, with a loss against SRH in the last game, they are the first team to be eliminated in the tournament. Rajahasthan shall join them with loss in this game. Both the team played today have faced each other just couple of days back. KL Rahul played spoilsport. He has played one of his best innings on that day.

RR and Kings are teams kept on changing their teams. But the intention of changing the teams is different. Kings XI changed the team to improvise ,While RR changed their side out of necessity. Both Ashwin and Rehane had only little experience leading a side before the start of the tournament. Yet both of them yielded different results. But contrast performance are anticipated from the respective sides. With inclusion of  Darcy short, Ben stokes , Joefry Archer, This sort of results were not expected from RR>  Darcy short was most Successful player in Big Bash league.

Head to Head


Total Matches Played-16

Matches won by RR-9

Matches won by Kings XI-6


Especially at Mann Singh Stadium, Kings XI are yet to win a game at Mann Singh Stadium. Joefry Arhcer is the only oversees player performed for RCB. Jos Butler gave only one significant knock for them, against DD in a rain shortened game, which was for a losing cause.  Jos Butler will open the batting. But the question is with whom? If Rehane wants to open the batting, it indicated goodbye for Darcy short. Kulkarni was replaced by Anureet singh, who couldn’t contribute much to the side.  So Rajahasthan might revert back to Dhawal Kulkarni. Not able to replace Ben Stokes despite failures indicate Weakness of RR’s bench strength.

Cricinfo Predictions

Team Chasing will win the match.

Not more than 10 sixes will be scored today.

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