Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 38th match of Indian Premier League – IPL 2018 on 6th May 2018 at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. As far as weather is considered, the temperature will be around 35ºC to 30ºC during match hours.
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Pitch Report
This will be a home match for Kings XI Punjab and 2nd one at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore this season. Indore has a good batting wicket. In the last match between Kings XI, Punjab and Mumbai Indians Holkar’s pitch was little sticky. It has a green grass over it. Spinners will get help from the wickets while pacers will have to do a little more on this wicket.
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Team News
Kings XI Punjab are 4th on the points table with 10 points in 8 matches played; 5 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals are at the bottom of the points table in 8 matches played with 6 points; 3 wins and 5 losses.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Team News
Yuvraj Singh looks out of form and can again be replaced by Manoj Tiwary. Otherwise, they would like to play with the same XI players.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team News
Rajasthan Royals would not like to tinker their playing XI as they have finally settled with their both bowling and batting unit.
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Head to Head
Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals have 15 encounters in Indian Premier League and Rajasthan Royals have won 9 of the and Kings XI Punjab have won 6 of them.
In last 4 matches between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan, Kings XI Punjab have won 3 matches and Rajasthan Royals have won only 1 match.
Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals have never played against each other at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
|Total||KXIP Won||RR Won|
|At Holkar Cricket Stadium|
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Match Prediction
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Toss Prediction
Toss winning captain would like to chase here at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Score prediction
The average scores here have been about 170 batting first. But looking at the condition and records of the previous few matches, 185+ will be a par score.
|Batting First||Predicted Score|
|Kings XI Punjab||170+|
Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR Who Will Win?
Kings XI Punjab are coming with two successive loss. In their first game after a seven-day break, Kings XI Punjab looks a bit scratchy against Mumbai Indians.
Rajasthan Royals are also coming with two successive losses and will be playing after the 6-day long break. They have to win the maximum of the remaining 6 matches out of which, 5 will play in the next 10 days.
|Kings XI Punjab||45%||40%|
In our prediction, Rajasthan Royals will win this match.
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 38 KXIP vs RR
Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Date: 6th May, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field first.
Playing XI for KXIP: KL Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Manoj Tiwary, Chris Gayle, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Axar Patel, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Playing XI for RR: D’Arcy Short, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Jos Buttler(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Anureet Singh, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal.