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IPL 2021: Aakash Chopra Predicts The Winner Of Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Clash

PBKS vs RR Aakash Chopra
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Former Indian opener in his recent Youtube video has previewed the match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Punjab has played eight games while the Royals have played seven. Both the teams are placed in the lower half of the points table and are missing key players in the UAE leg. The net run-rate of both teams are also in the negative.

He first spoke about the players who have been roped in as replacements by both the players. RR roped in Tabraiz Shamsi, Evin Lewis and Glenn Phillips while Punjab git the services of Aiden Markram and Adil Rashid for the UAE leg.

Aakash Chopra has predicted Chris Morris take more than two wickets in the game. He has also predicted that a total of three wickets will fall in the batting powerplay overs including both thee teams. A total of four sixes will be hit and Punjab Kings will be the most likely winner of this game.

Speaking about his playing XI for fantasy cricket, Aakash Chopra said that KL Rahul is his choice as the captain and Sanju Samson as vice-captain.

Punjab Kings To Win The Game: Aakash Chopra

Chopra also said that Punjab Kings will live upto their expectations of taking games right down to the wire, Punjab won games from precarious positions during IPL 2020 in the UAE and the former Indian skipper said that the side will continue with that trend.

Rajasthan Royals chased down 221 the last time, both these teams played in the UAE. That game was played in Sharjah while this upcoming game will be played in Dubai.

Deep Dasgupta has also suggested that KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal should open for Punjab Kings and this opening partnership should not be broken.

“Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul, their partnershup has done realy really well for Punjab so I don’t see why they should break that partnership. So, Gayle at No.3 for me.” Dasgupta said.

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