RR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction and Playing XI: IPL 2021

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RR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction: 4th Match, IPL 2021

RR vs PBKS Dream11 PredictionProbable Playing XI, and match preview of IPL 2021. Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings will play against each other in the 4th match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Rajasthan Royals:

Rajasthan Royals have been inconsistent throughout the history of IPL. They managed to win the title only in the first season, and after that, they have struggled a lot even to qualify for playoffs. In the last season, they finished at the bottom of the points table.

Ben Stokes opened the innings for RR in the last season and successfully provided an excellent start and is likely to continue this season. Jos Buttler is a good finisher as well as an opening batsman. If Buttler is decided as the finisher, then the youngster Yashaswi Jaiswal might get a chance to open alongside Ben Stokes.

The new captain of the team, Sanju Samson, is most likely to play at No.3. In the middle-order, players like Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, and all-rounders like Chris Morris, Shivam Dube will play a crucial role in the lower middle-order.

Jofra Archer has opted out of IPL this season, and this would be a significant disadvantage, but RR still has got a lot of good options. Chris Morris, Andrew Tye, Mustafizur Rahman, Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, and Kartik Tyagi can look after the pace attack. Their spin department lacks experience, but they have some decent players like Shreyas Gopal and Rahul Tewatia.

Rajasthan Royals appear to be a little imbalanced, but they have some excellent individual players who can turn the game just by their performance.

Punjab Kings:

For the last 13 seasons, the team that was called Kings XI Punjab has now changed its name to Punjab Kings. They have had decent players across many seasons, but they were unlucky not to win a single title. They performed well in the second half of last season and finished at the 5th position on the table.

KL Rahul is the captain of the team and opens the innings along with Mayank Agarwal. They both had some excellent partnerships in the last season and gave a fantastic start in most matches. Rahul was also awarded the Orange cap in the previous season. Chris Gayle might bat at No.3, but it is not sure as he did not play the initial games in the last season.

The middle-order of PBKS appears to be a little weak as there are not many experienced players. Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, and Sharukh Khan are Indian players, and they do not have experience of Internation Cricket. Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Dawid Malan, and Fabian Allen might play a crucial role this season.

Mohammad Shami, Jhye Richardson, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, and Ishan Porel will form the core pace attack, and it is one of the most substantial sets of fast bowlers this season. Murugan Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi will be the team’s spin department.

Punjab Kings looks like an excellent team and has all the departments’ good players, and they have a perfect chance of winning the title this year.

Match Details

Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 12th April 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Live Score

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RR vs PBKS Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 21

RR Won: 12

PBKS Won: 9

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 188

Average second innings score: 190

(The average score is based on one match played here at this venue in this season)

The pitch here is considered to be very good for batting. The bowlers might get some help in the match’s initial overs, but it’s a complete batting paradise after that. We can expect high-scoring games from this venue.

(The chasing team at this venue has won one out of the one match so far in this season)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

RR vs PBKS Dream11 Team News


  • In the absence of Jofra Archer, RR might go for an extra player or select Andrew Tye in Archer’s place.
  • There are no news about Jos Buttler’s batting position.


  • There is a possibility that Dawid Malan might get a chance ahead of Chris Gayle in the initial games.

Probable Playing XI

Rajasthan Royals:

Ben Stokes, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (C), Riyan Parag, Jos Buttler (WK), Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Andrew Tye, Kartik Tyagi/Jaydev Unadkat.

Punjab Kings:

KL Rahul (C&WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle/Dawid Malan, Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Jhye Richardson, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami.

Top Picks for RR vs PBKS Dream11 Team


Ben Stokes:

(42 M, 920 R, 26.28 A + 112.5 O, 28 W)

He is an all-rounder and equally good with both bat and ball. Stokes is likely to open the innings this season, and he has two centuries in IPL. He is very good Captain choice in RR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction.

Jos Buttler:

(58 M, 1714 R, 34.97 A)

Buttler is a right-handed batsman and is known for playing aggressively. He can open the innings or can also play the role of finisher very well.

Sanju Samson:

(107 M, 2584 R, 27.78 A)

Skipper Samson is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and an excellent striker of the ball. He also has two IPL centuries to his name.

Chris Morris:

(70 M, 551 R, 23.95 A + 245.4 O, 80 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder and can play some big shots down the order. Morris will be playing for Rajasthan Royals for the first time in IPL.

Rahul Tewatia:

(34 M, 366 R, 30.50 A + 95.2 O, 24 W)

He is an all-rounder who can play big shots and also pick up wickets when required. Tewatia scored 255 runs and picked up ten wickets in the last match.

Shreyas Gopal:

(45 M, 164 R, 12.61 A + 148.1 O, 48 W)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler and can also be handy with the bat down the order. Gopal picked up only ten wickets in the last season.

Andrew Tye:

(27 M, 103 O, 40 W)

Andrew Tye played 27 IPL matches and took 40 wickets.

Kartik Tyagi:

(10 M, 38.1 O, 9 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and made his debut last season. Tyagi consistently bowls at a good pace.

Jaydev Unadkat:

(80 M, 274 O, 81 W)

He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler. Unadkat is well known for his slower balls in the death overs.

Yashasvi Jaiswal:

(3 M, 40 R, 13.33A)

Last IPL not going good for Y Jaiswal but he have good talent, If he plays then open the innings so he is good pick in RR vs PBKS grand league Dream11 Team.

Liam Livingstone:

(4 M, 71 R, 23.66 A)

Liam is a right-handed batsman, and like Buttler, he can also bat in the middle-order and opening. He has not played many matches in IPL.


KL Rahul:

(81 M, 2647 R, 44.86 A)

Skipper Rahul is the wicketkeeper-batsman and opens the innings for the team. He performed brilliantly in the last season scoring 670 runs. KL Rahul is also a good Captaincy choice in Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings Dream11 Team.

Dawid Malan:

(Did not play IPL yet)

He is a left-handed batsman and currently the No.1 in the T20I format. Malan is yet to make a debut in the IPL.

Chris Gayle:

(132 M, 4772 R, 41.13 A)

Gayle is the most destructive batsman in the T20 format. He scored 288 runs in just seven matches in the last season.

Moises Henriques:

(57 M, 969 R, 28.5 A + 148 0, 38 W)

He played 57 IPL matches and scored 969 runs and took 38 wickets. M Henriques is very good to pick in RR vs PBKS Dream11 fantasy team.

Mayank Agarwal:

(88 M, 1690 R, 21.12 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and opens the innings along with KL Rahul. Mayank scored 424 runs in the last season, including a hundred.

Jhye Richardson:

(Did not play IPL yet)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and consistently picks up wickets. Richardson had performed brilliantly in the recently concluded BBL.

Nicholas Pooran:

(21 M, 521 R, 32.56 A)

Pooran is a left-handed batsman and bats generally in the middle-order. He is known for playing aggressively in the middle overs.

Mohammad Shami:

(65 M, 225.4 O, 60 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and is the critical bowler for Punjab Kings. Shami picked up 20 wickets in the last season.

Chris Jordan:

(20 M, 64.3 O, 21 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also bat down the order. Jordan managed to pick up nine wickets in the last season.

Ravi Bishnoi:

(14 M, 51 O, 12 W)

Bishnoi is a young right-arm leg-break bowler and made his debut in the last season. He impressed everyone with his performance so far.

Shahrukh Khan:

He is a Bowling Allrounder who perform well in TNPL. If plays then try him in GL.

RR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

J Buttler, S Samson, KL Rahul (Vc)

M Agarwal, C Gayle, M Vohra

B Stokes (C), C Morris

M Rahman, J Richardson, C Sakariya

If you want then pick C Sakariya to Arshdeep Singh.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

  • Ben Stokes
  • KL Rahul
  • Jos Buttler
  • Chris Morris
  • Chris Gayle
  • Jhye Richardson

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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