RR vs KXIP IPL 2018: Where to Watch Online and on TV

Three consecutive defeats have more or less sealed their fate and for things to turn around for the Royals.

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Ajinkya Rahane’s Rajasthan Royals take on R Ashwin’s Kings XI Punjab.

Languishing at the bottom of the table, Rajasthan Royals need nothing less than a miracle to remain in contention for the IPL Play-offs when they take on Kings XI Punjab in a do-or-die battle on Tuesday.

Three consecutive defeats have more or less sealed their fate and for things to turn around for the Royals, every aspect of their game needs to improve and click for them.

They are taking on Punjab, placed third in the table, just a day after losing to them by six wickets in Indore, where neither the bowlers nor the batsmen could do a convincing job.

On the other hand, the visitors are back to winning ways after an emphatic triumph over the Royals and would look to consolidate their position in the top-four. Punjab can even take the second place if they win the match, provided they improve their NRR.


Here is everything you need to know about Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab IPL match:

Where Will the KXIP vs RR IPL Match Be Played?

The Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals IPL match will be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.

When Will the RR vs KXIP IPL Match Be Played?

The Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab IPL match will be played on Tuesday, 8 May, 8:00 pm onward.

Where do I Watch IPL 2018 Match Live on TV?

You can watch IPL 2018 matches live on the Star Sports network – Star Sports 1, Star Sports Select HD. Hindi commentary will be available on Star Sports 1 Hindi.

Where Can I Watch IPL 2018 Live Online?

Live streaming of the IPL matches will be available on Hotstar. There's no free live IPL stream online this year, but you can get the ‘All Sports’ pack for Rs 299 per year.

However, if you are an Airtel customer, you get unlimited streaming access to IPL 2018 on Hotstar for FREE via Airtel TV app. Jio users can also follow the IPL 2018 online on Jio TV app for free.

Alternately, follow the live updates of IPL 2018 at The Quint.

Also Read: IPL 2018: How and Where to Buy Tickets?

Match Updates, RR vs KXIP, IPL 2018

Toss: RR won the toss and chose to bat
Rajasthan Royals: 158/8 (20 Overs)
Kings XI Punjab need 159 runs to win from 20 overs.


Kings XI Punjab Squad:

Ravichandran Ashwin (captain), Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, KL Rahul (wk), Karun Nair, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Barinder Sran, David Miller, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Axar Patel, Akshdeep Nath, Mayank Agarwal, Manoj Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh, Manzoor Dar Pandav, Pardeep Sahu, Ben Dwarshuis, Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Dagar

Rajasthan Royals Squad:

Heinrich Klassen, Benjamin Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jos Buttler, Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Darcy Short, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Ben Laughlin, Stuart Binny, Dushmantha Chameera, Anureet Singh, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Midhun S, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Jatin Saxena, Ankit Sharma, Mahipal Lomror

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