Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings: Rajasthan Royals won the toss in the match against Punjab Kings. He opted to bowl first after winning the toss. Sanju Samson, captaining for the first time, did not delay in taking the decision. It is followed by dew on the field which makes it difficult to bowl.
Samson said he had a lot of trouble choosing the playing XI. However, he was happy with his team. In today’s match, Rajasthan chose four foreign players – Chris Maurice, Jose Butler, Ben Stokes and Mustafizur.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul said that he is aware of the history of Wankhede. Everyone here wants to do bowling first. But we want to play good cricket. We cannot pay attention to anything special. It is a matter of bowlers and batsmen supporting each other. We are very happy with the players bought at the auction.
KL Rahul (wicketkeeper / captain), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Puran, Deepak Hooda, Shah Rukh Khan, J.K. Richardson, Murgen Ashwin, Rylee Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Manan Vohra, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (captain), Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Ryan Parag, Shivam Dubey, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Maurice, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakaria, Mustafirjur Rahman