RAJ vs PNJ Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 9

RAJ vs PNJ Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 9

Jos Buttler is set to play this match.

Match Details:

The 9th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Rajasthan and Punjab at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview:

Playing in the 9th match of the tournament will be Rajasthan and Punjab, after starting their tournament on a somewhat similar note. Punjab is placed at the second spot in the points table, having won one of the two matches that they have played in, with their only loss coming in the super over of their very first match. They edged ahead of Mumbai, their closest competitors in the points table, in terms of net run rate to grab the second spot.

Rajasthan only played one match and won that game comfortably. In their first and only match they played against Chennai, Rajasthan who emerged victorious by a 16-run margin. Coming into this match, both the teams would be running high on energy and confidence, making this match, one of the closely contested matches of the tournament this season.


RAJ vs PNJ Match 9 Weather Report:

The weather in Sharjah on Sunday will be clear, with no chance of interruption during the match due to zero chance of rainfall. So, a full-length cricket match is on the cards. The temperature will be hovering around the 29 Degrees Celsius mark.

Pitch Condition/Report:

In the only match played at this ground, the chasing team lost the match. However, 416 runs were scored in 40 over and runs are expected to flow for the batsmen, and it would be hard for the bowlers to play on this surface.

Average first innings score: 216 (The only match of the tournament played here)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 0, Tied – 0


Injury and Availability News:

Jos Buttler is available to play for his franchise in this match.

RAJ vs PNJ Today’s Probable XIs:

Rajasthan:

Robin Uthappa, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (wk), Steve Smith (c), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Tom Curran, Jofra Archer, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat

Bench: Varun Aaron, Aniruddha Joshi, Manan Vohra, Ankit Rajpoot, Andrew Tye, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh, David Miller

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Punjab:

KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Chris Gayle/Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, James Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell

Bench: Chris Gayle/Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Ishan Porel, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tajinder Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh, Simran Singh, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham

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RAJ vs PNJ Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Ravi Bishnoi (8.5 credits)Ravi Bishnoi is one of the highest wicket-takers of the tournament, with 4 wickets to his name in 2 matches.

Mayank Agarwal (8.5 credits)Mayank Agarwal has made his mark in this tournament, having scored 115 runs in two matches, while maintaining a strike rate of 143.75.

Rahul Tewtia (8.5 credits)In the match he played, Rahul Tewatia took everyone by storm, taking 3 wickets while giving away runs at an economy of just 6 runs. In the same match, he scored 10 runs off 8 balls too.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler

Vice-Captain Options – KL Rahul, Steve Smith

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RAJ vs PNJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler, KL Rahul (VC), Sanju Samson (C)

Batters – Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell

12th Man – Nicholas Pooran

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RAJ vs PNJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler (C), KL Rahul, Sanju Samson

Batters – Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Steve Smith (VC)

All-Rounders – Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell

12th Man – Karun Nair


Expert Advice:

In this match, you can pick as many as three players in from the wicket-takers’ list in your team. Two of the three players are in form, and the third player, Jos Buttler is expected to make his mark in his very first match of the tournament.

Today’s RAJ vs PNJ Probable Winners:

Rajasthan is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.