Punjab Kings will begin their IPL 2021 campaign against Rajasthan Royals on Monday. Both sides finished at the bottom half of the table last year. Rajasthan Royals languished at the bottom, while Punjab finished at number six with 6 six wins in 14 games. This year, Rajasthan Royals will have a new skipper in Sanju Samson, while KL Rahul will continue leading Punjab.
Here’s a look at the Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals statistical review of the 4th game of IPL 2021:
Head to Head
Both teams have faced each other 21 times in IPL. It has been a neck to neck contest when it comes to their head to head rivalry. Rajasthan Royals, though, have an upper hand. RR have won 12 times, while Punjab have managed to win on 9 occasions.
Sanju Samson has scored the most runs for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab Kings in IPL. He has scored 512 runs at an average of 39.38.
For Punjab Kings, KL Rahul has scored the most runs against Rajasthan. He has 390 runs to his name at an average of 55.71. If he manages to score 10 more runs on Monday, he will become the 10th batsman to score 400 runs against RR in IPL.KL Rahul needs three more sixes to reach Virender Sehwag’s tally of 106 sixes.
RR skipper, Sanju Samson is 36 runs shy of surpassing Murali Vijay’s IPL tally of 2619 runs.
Chris Morris leads the way in the bowling department, having claimed 13 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 21.15.