IPL 2023, MATCH 8: RR vs PBKS


It’s a clash between two-in-form teams – Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings – in match 8 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 in Guwahati on Wednesday. Rajasthan Royals were the runners-up of the IPL 2022, while Punjab Kings finished sixth. 

 The Barsapara Cricket Stadium will host an IPL game for the first time as both RR and PBKS look to make it two wins out of two. PBKS are going to find a really tough opponent in RR, who have some quality batting and bowling attacks at their disposal. 

Around five years ago, Rajasthan Royals took the IPL to northeast India by setting up the Royal Academy in Guwahati, in association with Assam Cricket Association. 

The Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings match will be played at Guwahati’s Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Interestingly, Assam is home to Rajasthan Royals’ Riyan Parag, the only player from northeast India to play for IPL. 

The match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings will be streamed live on Jio Cinema app for free. On the other hand, the match will be broadcast live on TV by the Star Sports network. 

The match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings will be played on Wednesday, April 5. The match will start at 7:30 PM IST at Guwahati’s Barsapara Cricket Stadium. 

RR vs PBKS match will be streamed live on the Jio Cinema app.

RR vs PBKS match playing XI (Predicted)

RR playing XI: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, KM Asif, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal

PBKS playing XI: Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh