The fourth match of the IPL 2019 will be played in between Rajasthan Royals and King XI Punjab at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Monday, 25th March 2019. This is the 1st match for both teams. Royals will play this match in front of their home crowd.
RR vs KXIP 4th Match Preview
Rajasthan Royals is the first champions of IPL. They won the very first Indian Premier League title in 2008. In the final match, they beat Chennai Super Kings. In 2018 season of IPL, they finished in the fourth position.
Ajinkya Rahane leads the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019 season. They have some big players in their side who are very best in this format. They have many big names like Steven Smith, Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror in the batting line up while they have some world class bowler Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni who can able to restrict any batting line up.
On the other hand, Ravichandran Ashwin is a captain of Kings XI Punjab who had not won any title of IPL yet. In 2014, they reached the final but were lost to Kolkata Knight Riders. In the last season of IPL, they ended on the second position from the bottom and just managed six wins out of 14 matches played.
Kings XI Punjab also has the world class batsmen in their side. They have a monster hitter like Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul, David Miller, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh and young Sarfaraz Khan. In the bowling Kings XI Punjab have Indian great spinner R Ashvin, Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, Moises Henriques, Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rehman and Murugan Ashwin.
Considering the popularity of each team there will be expecting a huge response from the fans of both teams.
RR vs KXIP 4th Match Pitch Conditions
The Jaipur’s pitch condition is very useful for batting. It is expected to be hot and humid weather in Jaipur. The ball comes nicely on to the bat and there is nothing for bowlers. The spinners maybe restrict some but nothing great.
IPL 2019 RR vs KXIP Match Toss Prediction
The team who will win the toss is likely to take the field first because the record of chasing is very good on this ground. The average score of 1st innings is 165 on this ground.
RR vs KXIP 2019 4th Match Probable XI
RR Probable XI: Ajinkya Rahane (Capt), Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Shreyas Gopal, K Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni/Varun Aaron.
KXIP Probable XI: Chris Gayle, KL Rahul (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, R Ashwin (Capt), Ankit Rajpoot, Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
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2019 RR vs KXIP 4th Match Prediction
As per the performances of both teams in IPL history, Both of them are the great contender in this match. Both the teams having strong batting as well as bowling lineup. But playing in front of the home crowd is always beneficial. So considering the home advantage and head to head record our Prediction is, RR is a favorites to win.
We figure Rajasthan Royals could begin their IPL 2019 campaign with winning the first game.
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RR vs KXIP IPL 2019 Team Squad
Rajasthan Royals Full Squad 2019
Ajinkya Rahane(capt), Steven Smith, Jos Buttler(wk), Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ish Sodhi, Varun Aaron, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Sudhesan Midhun, Aryaman Birla, Manan Vohra, Prashant Chopra.
King XI Punjab Full Squad 2019
Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Andrew Tye, Moises Henriques, Ravichandran Ashwin(capt), Sam Curran, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Varun Chakravarthy, Murugan Ashwin, Simran Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar.