The 52nd match of IPL 15 will be played between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai today. The match will start at 3:30 PM at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Talking about Punjab, this team has won five matches after playing 10 matches. Its net run rate is -0.229.
On the other hand, Rajasthan has also played 10 matches and has won six matches. RR has a net run rate of +0.340. Rajasthan Royals is definitely present in the top 4 but its performance has seen a decline. Apart from Jos Buttler, no batsman took the responsibility of scoring during the defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders
PBKS vs RR: Pitch Report
We have seen a good batting track in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. RR had scored 222 against the DC in the match played on this ground of this season. There is some assistance for bowlers also in the initial period of innings.
Most of the strips are of Red soil, which gives good bounce and pace to bat on. We can’t forget whole IPL is going to play in only 4 venues so there will be some assistance for spin too in the mid phase of the tournament.
PBKS vs RR: Weather Forecast
Mumbai is located in the western state of Maharashtra. The weather in Mumbai remains hot and humid during the summers that spanning from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 7th of May 2023.
Temperature – 33/28
Humidity – 66%
Wind – 16 km/h
Chances of Rain – 0%
PBKS vs RR: Head to Head
Rajasthan Royals lead the head-to-head tally between the two teams. RR has won 13 matches against PBKS. While Punjab has won 10 matches. But since 2018 both have won 4-4 matches.
Did You Know?
Shikhar Dhawan of Punjab Kings is the only second player in IPL who has made more than 6000 runs in the tournament.
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