Dubai: Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are likely to face a fierce clash in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2021 today. This match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Let us tell you, today’s match is between two power hitter teams. While Punjab has explosive batsmen like Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran and Shah Rukh Khan, Rajasthan has power hitters like Liam Livingstone and Evin Lewis.
With this, a great fight can also be seen between two wicketkeeper-captains of Rajasthan, Sanju Samson and KL Rahul of Punjab. In the first leg of IPL in India, PBKS won a very close match against Rajasthan by a narrow margin of four runs. Punjab scored 221 runs for the loss of six wickets in the first match played in Mumbai. Captain KL Rahul played an explosive innings of 91 runs in 50 balls at a strike rate of 182. He also hit seven fours and five sixes in his innings. With this, Deepak Hooda scored 64 off 28 balls and Chris Gayle scored 40 runs in 28 balls.
Chasing a target of 222 runs, captain Sanju Samson scored a brilliant century for Rajasthan to bring his team closer to victory. However, in the end the match was lost to Punjab and Rajasthan lost by a narrow margin of four runs. Sanju scored 119 runs in 63 balls at a strike rate of 188.88.