IPL 2024 PBKS vs RCB Match Up: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Published on: May 9, 2024 10:10 am IST|Updated on: May 9, 2024 10:08 am IST

PBKS vs RCB IPL 2024 Match 58 Match-Ups: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Punjab Kings (PBKS) will take on Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the 58th match of IPL 2024 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.

Both sides have had a similar impact in the tournament so far, each winning 4 out of their 11 games. Meanwhile, RCB has corrected their course recently and looked strong, winning 3 of their last 3 games. They also hold a psychological advantage over PBKS going into this game after defeating them by 4 wickets earlier in the tournament.

Let’s explore five interesting matchups to watch in PBKS vs RCB.

  1. Virat Kohli vs Kagiso Rabada

Virat Kohli’s class and elegance have been on full display, but Kagiso Rabada’s nagging line and length have often troubled the RCB batters. In IPL clashes, Rabada has dismissed Kohli 3 times while conceding just 36 runs off 32 deliveries.

Runs 36
Balls 32
Dismissals 3
Average 12.00
Strike-Rate 112.50

2. Faf du Plessis vs Kagiso Rabada

Faf du Plessis’s big-hitting exploits are well-known, but Kagiso Rabada’s raw pace and accuracy have often troubled the Proteas batter. In IPL encounters, Rabada has dismissed his countryman three times while conceding just 16 runs off 15 deliveries.

Runs 16
Balls 15
Dismissals 3
Average 5.33
Strike-Rate 106.66

3. Jonny Bairstow vs Mohammed Siraj

Bairstow has been a dominant force when facing pace bowling and has particularly excelled against RCB’s strike bowler Siraj, scoring 54 runs at a strike rate of 216.00 while being dismissed only once in 25 deliveries faced by him.

Runs 54
Balls 25
Dismissals 1
Average 54.00
Strike-Rate 216.00

4. Glenn Maxwell vs Kagiso Rabada

Maxwell’s aggressive intent has established him as a formidable presence, yet Kagiso Rabada’s impeccable line and length have consistently restrained the Australian all-rounder. In IPL encounters, Rabada has dismissed Maxwell twice, conceding a mere 23 runs off 20 deliveries.

Runs 23
Balls 20
Dismissals 2
Average 11.50
Strike-Rate 115.00

5. Rajat Patidar vs Rahul Chahar

Rajat Patidar’s free-flowing batting has been impressive, yet Rahul Chahar’s clever variations have effectively contained the youngster. In IPL encounters, Rahul has dismissed Patidar once, conceding 16 runs off 8 balls in the process.

Runs 16
Balls 8
Dismissals 1
Average 16.00
Strike-Rate 200.00
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