Daijiworld – Indore, May 5 (IANS): Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will aim to bounce back to their winning ways when they take on bottom-placed Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.


  • While Punjab are placed fourth with five wins and three defeats and 10 points, the Ajinkya Rahane-led Rajasthan languishes at the bottom of the league points-table with just three wins from eight games.
  • Punjab’s batting mostly relies on opener Chris Gayle, who has accumulated 302 runs from just five games, averaging 100.66.
  • In-form opener Lokesh Rahul, who faultered in the game against Mumbai, has been in good form, amassing 292 runs from eight games.
  • In their previous match, Rajasthan fell short against Delhi Daredevils by just four runs in a rain-affected tie.
  • Rajasthan’s main concern will be the form of their spinners — Shreyas Gopal and K.

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