The controversy between Ravichandran Ashwin’s mankading against Jos Buttler in the earlier match and the return fixture is assigned to both teams where Kings XI Punjab faces Rajasthan Royals for the fourth time in Mohali.
Kings XI Punjab to face Rajasthan Royals for the Match 32 of VIVO IPL 2019 in IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
This controversy will be in the mind of Jos Buttler who faced this in his earlier match against Kings XI Punjab and he will be eager fix it not to repeat it again and again where his wicket will be turning point to the pink army as they defeated Mumbai Indians in their last match in Wankhede stadium and will be looking to go forward in the season.
That evening Joss Buttler was in full form before the dismissal, which became talking time point of the cricket where Ashwin must be waiting to scalp Buttler without giving an explanation.
Kings XI Punjab was extremely careless as the dropped the catches and offered 15 runs in the field which cost them the match when the played against Royal Challengers.
Nicholas Pooran strangely was held back in the last game and he might keep his place. Actually, team management has to send him to the upper order as this left-hander is an exciting batsman and Mujeeb Ur Rahman is likely to play with Andrew Tye.
The Rajasthan Royals has no chance of changing the team as this would be considered as winning combination but they missed Ben Strokes calm ahead in the middle order. If he is fit then the England all-rounder should replace Liam Livingstone who had a forgettable IPL debut.
The Probable eleven players for Kings XI Punjab was Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravi Ashwin (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami.
The Probable eleven players for Rajasthan Royals was Ajinkya Rahane (c), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (wk), Steve Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat.