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Apr 20, 2014
Rajasthan Royals (RR) play Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 on April 20. Rajasthan have won their only match in IPL 7 so far. Punjab also won their sole match. The two teams will look to carry that winning momentum ahead in the IPL. Punjab look the better team with some stars. But Rajasthan have a unit that plays well as a team and not backing on individual brilliance.
The Shane Watson-led Rajasthan team beat Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 18. Hyderabad were reduced to 133 for six by the Rajasthan bowlers. Dhawal Kulkarni, Kane Richardson and Rajat Bhatia all took two wickets. Ajinkya Rahane and Stuart Binny won Rajasthan the match with their batting. But the rest of the six batsmen did not get into double figures.
Punjab conceded 205 runs against Chennai Super Kings. Big-name signing Mitchell Johnson flopped as he gave away 47 runs in four overs. But another big-name signing Glenn Maxwell starred with a brilliant 95 off 43 deliveries. David Miller gave good support with a half-century of his own as Punjab won the match with relative ease.
Catch live streaming of the Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) match on GoCricket and StarSports.com.
Both teams will be high on confidence as they won their respective matches. Both are led by Australians. As Watson leads Rajasthan, George Bailey will captain Punjab.
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