Welcome to the live coverage of the 9th IPL match in the 2020 season. This is the fixture that grabbed headlines last year, for a reason that has had the cricket world divided since.
With no Ravichandran Ashwin in the Punjab side anymore, Jos Buttler has one less thing to worry about: keeping his bat grounded at the non-striker's end.
For the Kings XI, Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul have played two solid knocks in two games. It will be a confidence booster for them if they can find a new hero in this game.
While Buttler's return boosts Royal's batting, it will be interesting to see their batting order. After the annihilation of the CSK spinners, the focus will be on Sanju Samson to carry the form.
At a high scoring venue of Sharjah, we can expect a high-scoring match.