IPL 2021, RR vs PBKS Team Predicted Playing 11 for Today Match: Tonight will be the battle of big-hitters when KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings take on the Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals. Both the teams have a squad filled with stroke-makers who are in pursuit of a winning start to their IPL campaigns on Monday.
Rajasthan will be banking heavily on their swashbuckling all-rounder Ben Stokes. Stokes will be keen to get some runs under his belt and so will be the likes of Englishman Jos Buttler and newly-appointed skipper Samson, who is a mine-field of talent.
The Royals could opt to open with the highly-rated Yashasvi Jaiswal and Buttler. While Samson, who would be itching to prove a point, and Stokes would then form a strong middle-order.
Punjab Kings XI: KL Rahul, M Agarwal, C Gayle, N Pooran, D Hooda, S Khan, J Richardson, M Ashwin, M Shami, R Meredith, A Singh (3 debutants)
Rajasthan Royals XI: M Vohra, B Stokes, S Samson, J Buttler, S Dube, R Parag, R Tewatia, C Morris, S Gopal, C Sakariya, M Rahman (4 debutants)
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Jos Buttler(w), Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson(c), Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Liam Livingstone, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman, Andrew Tye, Jofra Archer, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Chetan Sakariya, Kuldip Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal, David Miller, Manan Vohra, KC Cariappa, Mahipal Lomror, Akash Singh
Punjab Kings Squad: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Prabhsimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Moises Henriques, Chris Jordan, Mandeep Singh, Dawid Malan, Jalaj Saxena, Murugan Ashwin, Sarfaraz Khan, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Utkarsh Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar
Match 4, Wankhede Stadium, 12 Apr, 2021