Friday at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala, Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will play a match in the ongoing IPL 2023. Both PBKS and RR have 12 points after 13 games and need to win their final league game to increase their chances of making the IPL 2023 playoffs.
To have a chance of qualifying, both teams will have to rely on the outcomes of the other teams. While Rajasthan Royals are sixth due to a higher Net Run Rate (NRR), Punjab Kings are eighth in the points standings.
We’ll look at some players who can score the most runs in the match:
Shikhar Dhawan: The captain of the Punjab Kings (PBKS) is currently tied for the team lead in runs scored. In ten games, he has scored 356 runs, averaging 44.50 and striking out 142.97 percent of his bats. In the current season, he has three fifty-sevens.
The final game between his team and Delhi Capitals (DC) took place on Wednesday, and Dhawan was dismissed for a golden duck. He would be striving for a fantastic comeback.
The southpaw has played a total of 23 games against the Rajasthan Royals, scoring 662 runs with an average of 33 points and a strike rate of 129 points in those 23 games.
Prabhsimran Singh: In his second game against Delhi Capitals (DC), the 22-year-old rookie scored a hundred runs. 10 fours and six sixes made up his 103 runs in 65 balls. On Wednesday, he scored 22 off 19 in the subsequent game against the same opposition.
The two leading run scorers for PBKS are Prabhsimran and Dhawan. In 13 games, he scored 356 runs at an average of 27.38 and a strike rate of 150.84. When facing RR earlier this year, Prabhsimarn scored 60 off 34 (seven fours and three sixes).
Sanju Samson: With 360 runs in three games at an average of 32 points and a strike rate of 154 points, the captain of the Rajasthan Royals is currently the third-highest run scorer for his squad.
In his most recent game against Punjab Kings earlier this season, Samson scored 42 off 25. The 28-year-old has 700 runs total, a strike rate of 144.32, and an average of 41.17 in 20 games.
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