The 48th match of the IPL 2021 is taking place between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting to bat, first the Virat Kohli-led side batted with great skills and on account of Glenn Maxwell’s brutal 57 runs posted a total of 164 runs.
Chasing the target, Punjab Kings went off the flyer, however, Yuzvendra Chahal shifted the momentum towards the Royal Challengers Bangalore and removed well set Mayank Agarwal in the 16th over.
If this was not enough, the senior leg-spinner jolted Punjab Kings in the same over with the wicket of Sarfraz Khan with a peach of a delivery. Chahal bowled a sharp leg-break that pitched on middle and off and spun viciously that uprooted the off stump to send Sarfaraz Khan packing for a duck.
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Yuzvendra Chahal’s two wickets in an over changed the course of the game as other bowlers displayed great death bowling and won the match by 6 runs.
RCB vs PBKS, IPL 2021 Live: Royal Challengers Bangalore becomes the third team to qualify for playoffs
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is coming to its business end and after Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore became the third team to qualify for the playoffs. The Virat Kohli-led side after an emphatic 6 run victory over Punjab Kings sealed a spot in the playoffs and now would be the top two spots as it gives team an additional chance to have a shot at the trophy.
With Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals fighting for the fourth spot in the points table, it remains to be seen who will become the fourth team to qualify for the playoffs.