IPL 2020: Match 50- Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals- Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks

Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals- Fantasy Tips. (Credits: IPL)

Today the Kings XI Punjab will battle it out against Rajasthan Royals in match 50 of IPL 2020. Ahead of the big match we bring you all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy picks and more. 

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST 

The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and viewers can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.

Match Preview

The red-hot Kings XI Punjab have turned it on in the second half of the tournament. They are on a 5 match winning and are charging towards the IPL 2020 playoffs. A win against RR will inch them one step closer to the top 4 but a loss will make their qualification scenario extremely difficult. 

Rajasthan Royals on the other hand have to win against KXIP to remain in the hunt for the top 4. Sitting at 5 wins at the moment, Royals are required to win their remaining two matches with a big margin to improve their run rate. It’s a must-win match for Royals as they will be trying to stop the winning streak of KXIP. 

Head To Head

Matches Played: 20

RR Won: 11

KXIP Won: 8

Weather Forecast

Hot and humid with absolutely no chance of rain. 

Average First Innings Score 

170 runs in IPL 2020

Injury and Availability News

Mayank Agarwal will swap places with Mandeep Singh if he’s fully fit for the match.

Apart from that no new injury concerns for both sides ahead of the match.

 Fantasy Tips- Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab 

Predicted XI

Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (wk/c), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal/ Mandeep Singh, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Jimmy Neesham, Deepak Hooda, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.

Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (WK), Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Ankit Rajpoot

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Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab– Top Fantasy Picks 

Ben Stokes: After a breath-taking century in the last match the star all-rounder should be a must in your fantasy squad. 

Jos Buttler: The explosive batsman of RR at all cost needs to fire and bat as an opener against KXIP. Buttler is currently been wasted batting in the middle order and if they hope to advance further in the competition, Buttler batting from the first over.

KL Rahul: The leading run-getter of IPL 2020 is once again expected to be the glue of the KXIP batting line-up. The orange cap holder has been outstanding with the bat this season and he will be eyeing yet another big score.

Chris Gayle: The ‘Universe Boss’ has been in top-class form in IPL 2020. He has instantly made a difference after coming in the side and made key contributions with the bat at number 3. 

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Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Captain: KL Rahul

Vice-Captain: Ben Stokes

Fantasy 11 team

Wicket-keeper – Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal 

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