RR vs PBKS Match Details, IPL 2023, Match 8
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will lock horns in the eighth match of IPL 2023 in Guwahati. The game is set to take place at 7:30 PM IST. The live score & commentary of the game can be followed in the Sportskeeda Live Score section.
Date and Time: April 5th, 2023, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema
Broadcast: Star Sports Network
Punjab Kings probably play 11
Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Nathan Ellis/Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar and Arshdeep Singh.
Rajasthan Royals probably playing 11
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c&wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, KM Asif, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Following impressive wins for both teams in their opening games of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season, the Rajasthan Royals will take on the Punjab Kings at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Despite the absence of crucial players Liam Livingstone and Kagiso Rabada, Punjab Kings, headed by Shikhar Dhawan, defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match. Punjab Kings reached 191 runs thanks to some strong batting from Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, and Sikandar Raza as well as Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s quick half-century at number three.
The top order of the Rajasthan Royals, meanwhile, seems to be in great shape. Sanju Samson also scored a half-century in their previous encounter, helping the team to a respectable total of 203 runs. Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal gave the team a strong start. Yuzvendra Chahal, a talented spin bowler, got four wickets while Trent Boult claimed two, and KM Asif limited the scoring rate. Both teams have strong hitting lineups, so the game is predicted to be a high-scoring contest. The Rajasthan Royals will face challenges from players like Dhawan, Rajapaksa, and Chris Gayle, but if Buttler, Jaiswal, and Samson maintain their current levels of performance, the home side will be a force to be reckoned with.