In the first of Double header today, RPS will play against Kings IX Punjab. RPS had an enthralling victory against Mumbai in their first match of their campaign. Momentum is definitely with RPS as kings IX is yet o play a game. We can expect a nail biting finish in this game.
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- Both the teams as Aussies as their captain
- T Natarajan from Chennai was bought for 3Cr, whose base price is 25 lakhs.
Steve Smith did it in Dhoni style
In the match against MI day before yesterday, when team was in losing situation, Steve smith smashed two sixes when team needed 10 runs in three balls. Steve smith was given man of the match for his 84 runs in 54 balls. Ajinkya Rehane opened the batting and provided Super Giants a platform. He scored a quick fire 60 in that game. Pune was completely in control of the game except the over bowled by Ashok Dinda. Ashok Dinda was smashed for 30 runs in the final over’s. He conceded four big sixes to Hardhik Pandya. Else Pune was in complete control of the game. Smith has his maiden victory as captain in IPL.
Punjab suffers a big blow even before the start of season Murali Vijay was ruled out due to Shoulder Injury. Glenn Maxwell is appointed as new skipper for the team. They have best pace attack in the eight franchises. But their middle order looks very fragile. Local talent is not promising. Axar patel is omly renowned name in Indian cricket. Saha is the only batsmen representing India currently. Despite ordinary performance, Punjab retained most of their key players. Ishant Sharma is announced as last minute replacement for Murali Vijay. Marcus Stoines , Who represents Aussies, in in fine touch. Glenn Maxwell also showed is form in recent series aginst India.
RPS to win the game.
Steve Smith to top score.