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PBKS vs RR Live Updates, IPL 2023: Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson won the toss and opted to bowl against Punjab Kings in the IPL 2023 match at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on Friday. RR come into this game on the back of a few unpleasant results, which have had a say on where they find themselves on the IPL 2023 points table. As for the opposition, PBKS too are in a spot of bother. With just one win in their previous six matches at a ‘home venue’, the Shikhar Dhawan-led side has struggled in the second half of the season and is all but out of the race to make the IPL 2023 playoffs. ,LIVE SCORECARD , POINTS TABLE,
Live Cricket Score Updates of IPL 2023 65th Match Between PBKS vs RR, straight from Dharamsala
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: RR’S Playing XI
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Adam Zampa, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: PBKS’ Playing XI
Punjab Kings (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prabhsimran Singh, Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma(w), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Here’s what Shikhar Dhawan said at the toss
“Last match, dew wasn’t much. First batting or second, it shouldn’t change much. We will come and enjoy the game. Will try to give our best shot. We need to take more wickets in the first 6 overs. We can cash in more. We are playing the same team.”
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Here’s what Sanju Samson said at the toss
“We will bowl. Looking at the dimensions and looking as to what we require in the tournament, it is better to bowl. We need to win the game. Then see how the other games go. If you want to play good T20 cricket, You need to forget things. We have had four to five days off. One has to understand the conditions. We have couple of changes. Last minute changes. Ashwin misses out because of a back spasm.”
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: RR win toss, opt to bowl
Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson won the toss and opted to bowl against Punjab Kings in the IPL 2023 match.
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Pitch report
“It’s the same surface which was used against DC. Talking about dimensions, it’s equidistant on either side – 65 meters apiece, a hit straight downtown is 76 meters. Tonight it’s a similar surface, although I do not note one change is it there isn’ t so much of that green, that live grass into it. It’s not going to have as much movement off the seam inside the powerplay. Don’t think it’s gonna help the spinners much either. Good batting track. I would bat first, the Dew isn’t going to be a factor either. Bat first, know your total and get about defending it. That’s the key tonight.”
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Back again at Dharamsala
We are back again at the beautiful ground of Dharamsala and the toss between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals in just few moments away.
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: PBKS’ loss against DC
Shikhar Dhawan used left-arm spinner Harpreet Brar in the 20th over against Delhi Capitals and it backfired massively, effectively making the difference in the game. On the batting front, Dhawan too has not been able to get going in the last two games and would want to lead from the front.
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Weak bowling attack of PBKS
The season has told a familiar tale for perennial under-performers Punjab Kings, who once again could not seize the crucial moments in the business end of the tournament. The pace department has been guilty of leaking too many runs in both the powerplay and death overs. With the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Sam Curran and Arshdeep Singh conceding close to 10 runs per over, the team is bound to feel the pressure.
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Must-win match for both the teams
Considering their superior net run rate, Royals are better placed than Punjab Kings ahead of their final league game but both will have to rely on other results after an up and down season.
PBKS vs RR, Live Score: Hello
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the IPL 2023 match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals, straight from the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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