Kings XI Punjab is one of the perfect teams with five wins. With the fourth position on the points table and is ready to push for the playoff spot. Kings XI Punjab is going to take on Rajasthan Royals 30th October, 2020 at Sheikh Zayed stadium, Abu Dhabi. Both the teams seemed to be inconsistent throughout the season which is why they need to scramble at the end of group stage. But that inconsistency can prove to be advantage to us for tremendous betting opportunities.
RAJASTHAN ROYALS Ben Stokes came out to be excellent against Mumbai Indians over an inning. He took the bowling attack apart with ease. Sanju Samson too regained his form and scored a total of 54 with three sixes as well. Their top order might continue with Robin Uthappa and Steve Smith can be promoted to number 3. It provides depth to the middle order And also six hitting capabilities. Their players Jos Butler and Sanju Samson can take bowling lineup apart with ease. Also with Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer and Rahul Tewatia, they have a quite long batting lineup.
The team can match the opposition with bowling but the problem arises with batting. Jofra Archer makes the team a bit more effective than they are by picking up early wickets. Kartik Tyagi and Ankit Rajpoot doesnt fall under the same universe as Archer. The pressure arises when the duo starts to bowl and scoring opportunities appears.
Rahul Tewatia and Shreyas Gopal are decent in the middle. In case Archer does not take any early wickets, this line up is going to be tested by Kings XI Punjab.
KINGS XI PUNJAB – The team became fortunate with the addition of Chris Gayle. With Chris Gayle hitting sixes against the spinners with ease, the team has became one of the most dangerous in the middle order. Their player Nicholas Pooran made this habit to play aggressively, starting from the first ball he faces. This makes their batting lineup one of the strongest in the competition. No matter, Mayank Agarwal has not been playing since previous two matches. That is why Deepak Hooda needs to make his way back if he returns. Lokesh Rahul is considered to be one of the best batsman for IPL 2020 and is continuing with his form.
The team has also improved in their death and middle overs bowling. Chris Jordan and Arshdeep Singh care for the death overs, M Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi attacks in the middle and Mohammad Shame keeps things tight in the upfront. That’s why in our opinion, their bowling attack lines up nicely against Rajasthan Royals. The team at present is in great form and balanced lineup. Mayank Agarwal’s come back will only make the team stronger while Glen Maxwell gets into his hitting form.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS – Both the teams proved to be quite well at choosing an would be continuing to do the same if given a choice. That’s why the team winning the toss might choose to field first. The Conditions at the venue also suggest the teams to chase first.
The surface at Abu Dhabi has been consistent one to score
runs. The presence of dew might make the conditions for the
team Free Cricket Betting Tips batting second a bit better. The surface provides some extra bounce which might help players like Jofra Archer.