PBKS vs RR Match 27 IPL 2024: 3 Key Player Battles to Watch Out in Today Match

3 Key Battles to Look Forward During the Clash between Punjab and Rajasthan in IPL 2024

In the match 27 of the TATA IPL 2024 the Punjab Kings (PBKS) will lock horns with Rajasthan Royals (RR). The match is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13 at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur. Punjab Kings is led by Shikhar Dhawan, while Rajasthan Royals is captained by Sanju Samson.

Both Kings and Royals are heading into this game after a loss in their last encounters. In the head to head encounters, Rajasthan has dominated Punjab with 15 wins from 26 matches. In this article, we will take a look at the 3 key player battles to watch out for in the match 27 of the TATA IPL 2024 between PBKS and RR.

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Here are the three key player battles to watch out for during the PBKS vs RR match:

1) Trent Boult vs Shikhar Dhawan

This battle between Trent Boult and Shikhar Dhawan is interesting one because the pacer knows how to destroy opponent team batters right from the ball 1. On the other hand, Dhawan might have planned some counter attack against Boult, as he has been dismissed by the bowler 11 times in International cricket and once in IPL.  

2) Riyan Parag vs Harshal Patel

Riyan Parag is a changed player now and has been unstoppable this season. Riyan has scored 261 runs with the help of 3 fifties and is currently second on the list of orange cap in the IPL 2024. However, Harshal Patel has a great stats against Parag having dismissed him three times in the IPL, while the batter has smashed 37 runs off 20 balls bowled by Harshal.

3) Yashasvi Jaiswal vs Arshdeep Singh

Yashasvi Jaiswal has failed to score consistently this season and is often getting out within the powerplay. In today’s match he will try to provide a good start to his team by scoring quick runs. But he will be challenged by Arshdeep Singh, who has a pretty good record against him. Arshdeep has dismissed Jaiswal twice in the IPL by giving just 15 runs from 15 balls.

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