Rajasthan Royals (RR) couldn’t beat Punjab Kings (PK) despite their skipper making a stunning century. RR captain Sanju Samson played a great inning of 119-runs but got caught on the last ball while going for a sixer and lost the match to PK. They had a good chance but they couldn’t.
Rajasthan Royals will play with Delhi Capitals
Rajasthan Royals will take on Delhi Capitals (DC) on Thursday. But they need to be careful with the opening pair of DC. Delhi Capitals won its first match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by seven wickets at the Wankhede Stadium. And their opening pair of Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan contributed 138 runs in that match.
Rajasthan Royals will have to control Shikhar and Prithvi
RR team can also make a good score but it is better to keep the opening batsmen of DC under control. In their first match, Prithvi scored 72 runs and Shikhar 85 runs. And these two could strike again. They can make a huge score to chase for RR. Or they can easily chase a score given by RR.
Rajasthan Royals star bowler is injured
Ben Stokes of England, the star all-rounder of RR, has been out of the tournament due to a fracture in his right finger. And it is a big loss to RR. They have to find a player of the ability of Stoke to take his place in the team. Rajasthan Royals finished eighth in the last season and the team wants to improve their performance this time.