RR Vs KXIP Dream11 Team: Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are the two low profile teams in IPL 2020 and haven’t come into the tournament with the tag of favorites. They have got a tight head to head record between themselves as RR is leading it just by a whisker, having won 10 out of the 19 games in comparison to KXIP’s 9 victories.
The match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium and will get underway at 07:30 PM IST. The weather will be more or less the same as it has been the entire tournament. It will be hot and humid and there might be a decent amount of dew in the second innings.
Both teams secured emphatic victories over decent oppositions in their last outing and would be really high on confidence. The fact that RR will have one of their main players Jos Buttler available for selection means they will be even stronger than they were in the first game.
The first game played at Sharjah between RR and CSK was a run fest as both teams managed to get to the 200-run mark. There were a total of 33 sixes hit in that game which was a joint record in the history of the IPL.
RR Vs KXIP Who Will Win Dream11 Prediction
While RR has got some really dangerous players with the bat, KXIP has got more variety in their bowling attack and bowling is always a very important facet on small grounds. This might be a very close content, but KXIP might just pip RR at the end.
RR playing 11 (expected): Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson (WK), Robin Uthappa, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi
KXIP playing 11 (expected): KL Rahul (C & WK), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Jimmy Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell
Sanju Samson: It’s hard to look beyond Sanju Samson for Dream11 captaincy. The way he struck the ball against CSK on the same ground a couple of days ago, KXIP bowling attack will be really wary of him. He has this incredible ability to switch into the top tear straightaway.
KL Rahul: KL Rahul is the only centurion in this tournament so far and he might be another great pick as Dream11 captain. He is not as quick a starter as Samson, but he can bat through the innings and can go bonkers towards the end of the innings. Rahul is one of the most consistent batsmen going around the world in the shortest format of the game.
Jofra Archer: Jofra Archer is not just RR’s main weapon with the ball, he showed his striking prowess with the bat as well last game, as he smacked Lungi Ngidi for four back to back sixes. On his day, the English speedster can fetch plenty of fantasy points.
Mohammed Shami: Mohammed Shami is bowling wheels in IPL 2020 at the moment and has been able to make a difference with the new ball in both the games KXIP has played so far. He will have a huge role to play upfront on the small ground of Sharjah.