Kings IX Punjab Vs Rajahastan Royals Preview
KIXP will play their first game of season against Rajahasthan Royals, Who is also playing their first game. Ravi Ashwin will lead Kings Punjab like he did in last year’s edition. Kings XI Punjab will play as firm favorites for their first game. Jaipur will host the fourth Match of IPL 12 .
Chris Gayle will open the batting with Lokesh Rahul. Chris Gayle is in phenomenal form in is last series played against England at home. With Karun Nair ,Mayank Agarwal and David Muller Punjab has got one of the best middle order. Nicholas Pooran is definitely a valued edition to the side considering is last year’s record. They have one of the best death over bowlers in their team in te form of Andre Tye .Sam Curran is likely to make his IPL debut.
Rajahasthan Royals is one of the team underwent a ban along with Chennai Super Kings. CSK won their very first season after comeback from ban. Ajinkya Rehane will lead the side. He is likely to open the batting with Jos butler. They got two of the best global All rounder’s the from of Ben Stokes and Joffre Archer. They bought Ashton Turner in this year’s Auction. We witnessed him winning a game for Australia Single handedly. Steve Smith got clearance to play for IPL after his two year ban. He fellow mate who also undergone through a ban, David Warner, impressed against KKR yesterday. Whichever team wins the toss will opt to field field considering the role of dew in later half of the game.
- Team will chase if 170+ scored in first innings
- Gayle to score a fifty.
- Ashwin to bowl with an economy less than seven.
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