IPL 2021: Sanju Samson will lead Rajasthan and Rahul will captain Punjab. (Punjab Kings Twitter)
Under the leadership of Sanju Samson, the Rajasthan Royals team will take on the Punjab Kings in the first match (IPL 2021). Samson has been given the command of the team for the first time.
For the current season, Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals have handed over the command to the young players. Delhi, led by Rishabh Pant, defeated Chennai Super Kings, captained by MS Dhoni, in their first match. Now Sanju Samson will also like to start with a victory like Pant. This match is to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This pitch is considered friendly to the batsmen. In such a situation, a big score can be seen.
But KL Rahul is a big danger
Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul had a great performance with the bat last season. Even though the Punjab team did not reach the playoffs. But Rahul was the highest run-scorer in the season. He scored 670 runs in 14 innings at an average of 56. Had hit a century and 5 half-centuries. Apart from him, no batsman could touch the figure of 650 runs.Also read: IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians would like to return to winning track, record against KKR is excellent
Rajasthan won both matches last season
Talking about the last season in the UAE, Rajasthan’s team was heavy on Punjab and won both the matches. In one match, the team won by scoring 226 runs. Talking about the overall T20 league record, 21 matches have been played between the two so far. Rajasthan has won 12 matches while Punjab has won 9 matches. In such a situation, Rajasthan’s team would like to maintain this record.