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| On Apr 30, 2021 7:21 PM IST

PBKS vs RCB IPL 2021 Match 26: Why is Mayank Agarwal not Playing Today?


PBKS vs RCB IPL Match 26: The Punjab Kings (PBKS) are up against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the today IPL match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Punjab Kings have just won two of their six games so far in this edition of the IPL. The KL Rahul-led team hasn’t yet been able to find their perfect combination and they will surely be keen to improve their performance in this important game against RCB.

PBKS vs RCB: Why is Mayank Agarwal not playing today?

Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul after losing the toss and being asked to bat first gave breaking news that his opening partner Mayank Agarwal hurt himself in the last game and thus, he misses out for today IPL match. Punjab Kings have made three changes to their side as the trio of Prabhsimran Singh, Riley Meredith and Harpreet Brar have replaced Mayank Agarwal, Moises Henriques and Arshdeep Singh.

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“We have always found ourselves in this position, we just have to go out there and put up a show tonight. We have three changes. Henriques and Arshdeep are out, Mayank is not feeling too well as he got hit in the last game. Meredith, Prabhsimran and Harpreet are in. It’s (inconsistency) something we have spoken about. We are a young group of guys except for Chris, but it’s important that we learn from our mistakes. I hope so (a century for Gayle),” said KL Rahul at the toss.

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PBKS vs RCB Today IPL Match

It will be really interesting to see how the youngster duo of Prabhsimran Singh and Harpreet Brar play in this crucial match for the Punjab Kings. On the other hand, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have also made a change to their winning combination with Shahbaz Ahmed coming in for Washington Sundar in the playing XI for this match.

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