The Punjab Kings and the Rajasthan Royals will confront each other in the 32nd match of the 2021 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on 21st September 2021. Also, in front of this challenge, cricketer-turned-pundit Aakash Chopra has picked his anticipated playing XIs for the match.
As per Aakash Chopra, captain KL Rahul should open the batting for the Punjab Kings, close by West Indies legend Chris Gayle. Chopra opened Mayank Agarwal at No.3, and left-gave batsman Nicholas Pooran at No.4. While Deepak Hooda will come in at No.5, all-rounders Shahrukh Khan and Moises Henriques will stroll in at No.6 and No.7.
The four bowlers whom Aakash Chopra picked for Punjab’s fight against Rajasthan are Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, and Nathan Ellis.
Aakash Chopra picks his optimal RR XI for the match against PBKS
Aakash Chopra feels that youth Yashasvi Jaiswal should open the batting for the Rajasthan side alongside Evin Lewis. Captain Sanju Samson will come in at No.3, while abroad enrolls Liam Livingstone and David Miller will involve the No.4 and No.5 spots in the side.
While Riyan Parag will stroll in at No.6, all-rounders Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, and Chris Morris will involve the following three spaces in the playing XI. While Chopra feels that left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat is a certain shot pick, the last spot in the XI will be a shot in the dark between youths Kartik Tyagi and Chetan Sakariya.
While the Rajasthan Royals are presently positioned at the sixth spot in the focuses table and have won 3 out of their 7 matches up until now, the Punjab Kings are involving the seventh spot, having arisen successful threefold in 8 matches.
Aakash Chopra’s anticipated PBKS Playing XI: KL Rahul (c and wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis
Aakash Chopra’s anticipated RR Playing XI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Evin Lewis, Sanju Samson (c and wk), Liam Livingstone, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya/Kartik Tyagi