KL Rahul unleashed his destructive best against the Royals hammering a blistering 91 off just 50 deliveries for Punjab Kings in their season opener.
Chris Gayle gave glimpses of his destructive abilities with a 28-ball 40 against the Royals. He has an average of in excess of 40 and strike rate of more than 150 in the IPL.
Mayank Agarwal hasn't really fired in IPL 2021 and maybe a change in position will help him regain his touch.
Dawid Malan is one of the most sought after T20 batsman in international cricket with a great start for England in the format.
Deepak Hooda was the highest impact player for Punjab Kings against the Royals. He slammed a magnificent 64 off just 28 deliveries which included 6 sixes in the team's opener.
Moises Henriques is a veteran all-rounder with a propensity to pick wickets and hit the long ball at the death.
Mohammed Shami was the highest impact bowler for Punjab Kings in the UAE last season. He has a knack of picking top quality wickets with the new ball and has been the best bowler for the team in the couple of matches this season.
Ravi Bishnoi is a young talented leg break bowler who has an excellent economy rate of 6.75 in T20 cricket.
Arshdeep Singh has been impressive with his variations and mixing of pace and cricketing intelligence.
Riley Meredith was taken for a few in the first encounter but made a good comeback in the second match for Punjab Kings.