The head-to-head encounters between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the IPL have showcased a fiercely competitive rivalry. With numerous thrilling contests over the years, both teams have had their moments of success. Let’s delve into their head-to-head records:
Overall, PBKS and RR have faced each other in 24 matches. RR has a slight advantage, winning 14 of those encounters, while PBKS has emerged victorious in 11 matches.
Interestingly, the two teams have never played against each other at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala, so there are no previous records at this venue.
In the last five matches between PBKS and RR, the rivalry has been intense. RR has won three matches, while PBKS has claimed victory in two, showcasing the unpredictability and competitiveness of their clashes.
During the IPL 2022 season, PBKS and RR met once, with RR securing the win. This match added another chapter to their enthralling history.
When it comes to the batting performances in PBKS vs RR encounters, Sanju Samson from RR has been the standout performer, amassing a total of 594 runs. He leads the list of highest run-scorers in matches between these two teams. Lokesh Rahul from PBKS closely follows with 490 runs. Other notable batting performers include Shaun Marsh (409 runs), Ajinkya Rahane (373 runs), and Jos Buttler (325 runs).
In terms of individual batting brilliance, Sanju Samson holds the record for the highest individual score in PBKS vs RR matches, scoring an impressive 119. Shaun Marsh (115), Mayank Agarwal (106), Chris Gayle (99), and Ajinkya Rahane (98) have also played memorable innings in these clashes.
On the bowling front, Arshdeep Singh and Piyush Chawla have been the standout performers for PBKS and RR, respectively. Both bowlers have claimed 14 wickets each in matches between the two teams. Siddharth Trivedi (11 wickets), Mohammad Shami (10 wickets), and James Faulkner (10 wickets) have also made notable contributions.
Among the best bowling performances in PBKS vs RR clashes, Arshdeep Singh’s figures of 5/32 stand out as the most impressive. Other notable bowling figures include Kevon Cooper (4/26), Nathan Ellis (4/30), Ryan Harris (4/34), and Andrew Tye (4/34).
The head-to-head battles between PBKS and RR have provided fans with thrilling moments, individual brilliance, and nail-biting finishes. As the two teams continue to face each other in future IPL seasons, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await more captivating encounters and the chance to witness their favorite players excel on the field.
PBKS vs RR Head to Head Records, IPL 2023, Match 66
PBKS vs RR Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||PBKS Won||RR Won|
|At Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium, Dharamsala||0||0||0|
|In the last 5 matches||5||2||3|
|In IPL 2022||1||0||1|
PBKS vs RR Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting
|Innings||PBKS Won||RR Won|
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