IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS: Barsapara Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, Guwahati Weather Forecast, T20 Stats & Records | Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings

May 15, 2024

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In the 65th anticipated showdown of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) are set to face off against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the iconic Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.

RR are determined to secure a victory to solidify their spot in the playoffs, while PBKS are resolute in ending the league phase with a flourish. Expect an electrifying match as both teams vie to make their mark on the IPL stage.

T20 Stats and Records at Barsapara Cricket Stadium:

Total matches: 02
Matches won batting first: 02
Matches won bowling first: 0
Average score batting first: 198
Highest total recorded: 199/4 (20 Ov) by Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals in 2023
Lowest total recorded:142/9 (20 Ov) by Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals in 2023
Highest score chased: NA

Barsapara Stadium Pitch Report:

The playing conditions at this venue have consistently favoured batters, resulting in numerous high-scoring T20 contests. With the pitch favouring batters due to its flat surface, bowlers are anticipated to face a tough challenge, while batters are poised to thrive. Additionally, history suggests that teams batting second have held a slight advantage, especially as dew tends to settle in during the latter stages of evening matches.

Guwahati Weather Forecast:

The weather in Guwahati is perfect for the game. The temperature is forecasted to stay around 35 degrees Celsius, providing a comfortable environment for players and spectators alike. A gentle breeze, with speeds up to 10 kmph, will provide a pleasant cooling effect. Moreover, moderate humidity levels of approximately 62% will guarantee clear visibility and excellent ball grip for bowlers and batters.

Also READ: IPL 2024 [WATCH]: Virat Kohli interacts with PBKS players’ families after RCB’s win in Dharamsala

Squads:

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (c & wk), Jos Buttler, Shubham Dubey, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dhruv Jurel, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Riyan Parag, Rovman Powell, Kunal Singh Rathore, Abid Mushtaq, Ravichandran Ashwin, Donovan Ferreira, Avesh Khan, Trent Boult, Nandre Burger, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Sandeep Sharma, Kuldeep Sen.

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan, Prabhsimran Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran (c), Harshal Patel, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Shivam Singh, Chris Woakes, Liam Livingstone, Rilee Rossouw, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Rishi Dhawan, Shashank Singh, Tanay Thyagarajan, Ashutosh Sharma, Atharva Taide, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Prince Choudhary, Vishwanath Singh

Also READ: IPL 2024: ‘Facetime me with the trophy’: Jos Buttler’s message before leaving the Rajasthan Royals camp for England duty

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