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RR vs PBKS Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: IPL 2021 - Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Match 4

Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle
Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle
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The 4th match of the Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in India.

Live Scores and Stats - Rajasthan Royals v Punjab Kings - Match 4

Having named Sanju Samson as their new captain, Rajasthan have Chris Morris, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes as their big-ticket players. Punjab Kings will bank on KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle to get them off to a rollicking start.

Ben Stokes is the top run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals with 285 runs from his last 8 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 142. Jos Buttler has also made 281 runs from his last 10 matches at a strike rate of 146.

Jofra Archer has been the best bowler for Rajasthan Royals and has picked up 16 wickets from his last 10 matches. In his absence, Kartik Tyagi will be their main man. He has also picked up 9 wickets from his last 10 matches.

KL Rahul is the top run-scorer for Punjab Kings with 431 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 47 and a strike rate of 120. Chris Gayle has also made 288 runs at a strike rate of 137 from his last 7 matches.

Mohammed Shami has been the best bowler for Punjab Kings and has picked up 12 wickets from his last 10 matches while bowling at a strike rate of 19 and an economy rate of 8.84. Arshdeep Singh has also picked up 9 wickets from his last 8 matches.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Rajasthan Royals – Jos Buttler (WK), Sanju Samson (C&WK), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Liam Livingstone, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal & Kartik Tyagi.

Punjab Kings – KL Rahul (C&WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Mandeep Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Ravi Bishnoi/Murugan Ashwin, Chris Jordan/Riley Meredith, Mohammed Shami & Arshdeep Singh. 

Check out our predictions below and the cricket betting odds at betbarter

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Punjab Kings

Who will win? – Punjab Kings

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals), KL Rahul (Punjab Kings)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kartik Tyagi (Rajasthan Royals), Mohammad Shami (Punjab Kings)

Most Sixes – Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals), Chris Gayle (Punjab Kings)

Man of the Match –  KL Rahul 

Team Scores Batting first – Rajasthan Royals 175+, Punjab Kings 180+

Match Handicap Punjab Kings

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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