|IPL 2015 Betting|
| Kings XI Punjab
||vs|| Rajasthan Royals
ScheduleFriday, 10 April 2015 at 14:30 GMT / 15:30 UK / 20:00 IST
VenueMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Kings XI Punjab demonstrated excellent cricket in the Indian Premier League, 2014, and nearly earned the top rank but were defeated in the final by Kolkata Knight Riders. The former played 14 games, won 11, lost just three and grabbed the supreme position on the table while clinching 22 points. Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, managed seven victories, surrendered even matches, managed 14 points and were unable to reach the last four games. Both teams will commence the eighth edition of the IPL with new zest and try to win their opening encounter.
Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Virender Sehwag, Manan Vohra and Wriddhiman Saha scored heavily for Kings XI Punjab during the last season and they will be supported by George Bailey, Shaun Marsh, Murali Vijay and Gurkeerat Singh Mann. Their formidable bowling line up consists of Mitchell Johnson, Beuran Hendricks, Thisara Perera, Axar Patel, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Shivam Sharma and Karanveer Singh.
Steven Smith was the most successful batsman of Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and will be an asset for Rajasthan Royals. Shane Watson will lead his side from the front as an all-rounder while Rajat Bhatia, Stuart Binny, James Faulkner, Ben Cutting and Abhishek Nayar will play an identical role for their team. Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair will strengthen their batting and their bowling will revolve around Rusty Theron, Tim Southee, Pravin Tambe, Chris Morris, Dhawal Kulkarni and Ankit Sharma.
Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
A crystal clear day followed by a perfect evening with the temperatures around 16-37ᵒC.
Skippers of both sides went for a chase in the seventh edition of the IPL.
The perfectly laid down track will be an ideal one for the T20 game.
Kings XI Punjab – (From) George Bailey (C), Anureet Singh, Parvinder Awana, Rishi Dhawan, Yogesh Golwalkar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Beuran Hendricks, Mitchell Johnson, Karanveer Singh, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Nikhil Naik, Axar Patel, Thisara Perera, Wriddhiman Saha, Sandeep Sharma, Virender Sehwag, Shivam Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra.
Rajasthan Royals – Shane Watson (C), Ankit Sharma, Brainder Sran, Rajat Bhatia, Stuart Binny, Ben Cutting, James Faulkner, Deepak Hooda, Dhawal Kulkarni, Vikramjeet Malik, Chris Morris, Karun Nair, Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Pardeep Sahu, Dinesh Salunkhe, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Tim Southee, Pravin Tambe, Rahul Tewatia, Rusty Theron, Sagar Trivedi, Dishant Yagnik.
Kings XI Punjab will be the most likely winners in their opening encounter.