PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

Hustling for the fourth spot has become a regular endeavour for both Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals,

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

who once again find themselves precariously placed at the halfway stage of IPL 2021.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

With only three wins apiece - none of those being successive - both sides will be eager for some consistency to get their campaign up and running in the UAE leg of the tournament.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

The Kings have played eight matches so far - one more than their opponents on Tuesday - and currently occupy the seventh spot on the points table.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

They started off with a victory against the Royals in what was an epic game way back in April this year,

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

just about managing to defend 221 despite Sanju Samson's majestic 119 on his captaincy debut.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

Since then, both teams have blown hot and cold, with the Royals only marginally better in terms of win percentage.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

Both sides have a plenty of international replacements forced due to non-availability of players, and some of those could work in their favour looking at the current form and calibre of these players.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

The No. 1 ranked T20I bowler in the world - Tabraiz Shamsi - enters the Royals setup with a lot of confidence and wickets.

PBKS VS RR : ROUND 2,IPL 2021

The Kings have roped in Adil Rashid who has bowled effectively in both powerplays and the middle overs