Former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has a gentle nook for the Punjab Kings (PBKS) as he hails from the state himself. As PBKS face a tricky IPL 2022 encounter in opposition to the Rajasthan Royals (RR) as we speak, Harbhajan is hopeful that Punjab will convey their A-game to the desk.
Chatting with Sportskeeda on the present ‘SK Match ki Baat’, Harbhajan Singh defined why Punjab have to bat properly, particularly in opposition to a potent RR bowling assault.
The 41-year-old additionally feels PBKS might want to get the wicket of the damaging Jos Buttler as early as attainable. He stated:
“I hope Punjab dominates Rajasthan as we speak. They’ve an excellent group however their season has been up and down. They’ve batted brilliantly however at occasions have additionally been bowled out for low scores round 100-130. In the event that they need to win in opposition to Rajasthan, they might want to eliminate Jos Buttler quickly. Once you defeat the favourites, your confidence will increase robotically.”
Essential to again your gamers: Harbhajan Singh on RR’s chopping and altering
RR had a troublesome final week as they misplaced to each Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders and are in peril of ending exterior the top-two spots.
They’ve made a bit too many modifications within the middle-order, shuffling the likes of Daryl Mitchell, Karun Nair, Rassie van der Dussen and James Neesham with out giving any of them a constant run of video games.
Harbhajan Singh believes RR want to stay to what labored for them within the first half of the season. The 41-year-old feels if the Royals again their gamers, they will get again to profitable methods. He said:
“You search for modifications when you do not get desired outcomes from some gamers. Nonetheless, these are the identical gamers that gained you so many video games so it is crucial that you just again them. If they’ve introduced you until right here, they’ll positively take you forward.”
Each PBKS and RR batting models have been inconsistent at occasions. Maybe that is why it will likely be fascinating to see whether or not this fixture delivers a high-scoring recreation.
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