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| On Oct 2, 2021 3:42 PM IST

RCB vs PBKS Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details


In the Match 48 of the Indian Premier League 2021, the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will compete with each other. The Royal Challengers Bangalore will require the contributions from Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel, while Mayank Agarwal and Ravi Bishnoi will hold the key for Punjab Kings. The top order batsman Virat Kohli captains the RCB side, and KL Rahul leads the Punjab Kings side.

RCB vs PBKS Dream 11 Prediction

The Royal Challengers Bangalore have nearly qualified for the playoffs, with 7 wins in 11 matches. In their last league match, they secured win over Rajasthan Royals team by 7 wickets. While, the Punjab Kings emerged victorious over the Kolkata Knight Riders team by 5 wickets, and now have a must win games, with 2 more important matches.

RCB vs PBKS Match Details

The Match 48 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will be very crucial for both the teams. The RCB would look to get to the top 2 spots, and the Punjab Kings will feature in this match with a clear motto of winning and keeping their hopes alive for the playoffs of the tournament. It is expected to be a close encounter, with both teams having explosive batting line up.

Fixture Name: Match 48

Competition: Indian Premier League 2021

Date: 3 October

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Team Form Guide:
RCB(recent last): W W L
PBKS(recent last): W L W

RCB vs PBKS Ground Details

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Pitch Report: The match between RCB and PBKS is scheduled to be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Here, there have been no clear trend of the teams winning by batting first or by chasing. The pitch is expected to be slow and the spinners will get a fine purchase. The average score on this venue is 170, and the bowlers need to be wary of their lengths.

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Chennai Super Kings 139/4 won by 6 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad 134/7 in Indian Premier League 2021.

RCB vs PBKS Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a critical match for them, and both teams are not expected to make nay changes after winning their last league match. The captain pick for this fixture will be Glenn Maxwell, who has displayed the ability to contribute in both departments. While, the vice captain can be Mayank Agarwal, who has been impressive throughout the season.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Lokesh Rahul, KS Bharat
BATSMEN: Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Devdutt Padikkal, Shahrukh Khan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell
BOWLERS: Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel

RCB vs PBKS Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

The Royal Challengers is expected to continue their fine performances and win the match to finally confirm their place in the playoffs. While, the balance of the team has been outstanding since the last few matches to help them securing a win. The Punjab Kings will be under pressure and are too reliant on few players, which has impacted their performance as well.

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RCB Top Picks

The Royal Challengers Bangalore has been excellent in this season, and possibly has the best combination in this year. In the last league match, they bowled well to keep the opposition under 150, and the top performers were Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal. While, all the top 4 batters, Padikkal, Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, KS Bharat were impressive for the team.

Glenn Maxwell

The elegant and destructive striker of the team, is a gun batter, and plays the innings very well, and anchors it calmly, which is his main work. The right hander is a good hitter of the ball, and has scored some brilliant knocks for the team in last few games. Maxwell is a top pick, due to his ability with the ball as well and has picked 3 wickets along with 350 runs with the bat.

Name Matches Runs Average
Glenn Maxwell 11 350 38.88

Harshal Patel

Harshal has been a terrific bowler in the IPL for the past couple of years. But his peak came in this season, where he has delivered slower balls and hard lengths in a perfect fashion. In 11 matches, Harshal has scalped 26 wickets and is the leading wicket taker of the tournament. In the last match, he picked 3 wickets and would look to continue the same form.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Harshal Patel 11 26 13.30

RCB News

Captain: Virat Kohli
Wicket-keeper: Srikar Bharat
Possible Top Four: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell
Pace Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
Spin Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Shahbaz Ahmed
Overseas Players: Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, AB de Villiers

  • The team is likely to play with the same 11 as of their last league match against RR, where their performance was quite terrific in both departments.

RCB Playing 11 (likely)

1. Virat Kohli (c)
2. Devdutt Padikkal
3. Srikar Bharat (wk)
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. AB de Villiers
6. Daniel Christian
7. Kyle Jamieson
8. Shahbaz Ahmed
9. Harshal Patel
10. Mohammed Siraj
11. Yuzvendra Chahal


PBKS Top Picks

Mayank Agarwal

He was out for a game, and did a good comeback in the last one, and he will hope that he does the same in this one, and take his team above on the points table. Mayank is consistent in IPL, and that’s his great capability. He will be a top pick from this decent batting lineup. In 10 matches of the IPL 2021, Mayank has scored 362 runs with an average of 41.33.

Name Matches Runs Average
Mayank Agarwal 10 372 41.33

Ravi Bishnoi

He is a bowler, you can’t leave in the dugout, and his performance is a proof of it. Ravi picks up crucial wickets in every game, and is a terrific bowler and fields so well too. Against KKR also he bowled well, and in earlier games too, which makes him a consistent bowler, which they want desperately to take them through. In 7 matches, Ravi Bishnoi has bagged 11 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ravi Bishnoi 7 11 14.72


Captain: KL Rahul
Wicket-keeper: KL Rahul
Possible Top Four: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Chris Gayle
Pace Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Spin Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar
Overseas Players: Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Nathan Ellis

  • The player to watch out in the Punjab Kings Playing 11 is Aiden Markram, who has looked confident in his debut IPL season and can be the top performer of this fixture.

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PBKS Playing 11 (likely)

1. KL Rahul (c & wk)
2. Mayank Agarwal
3. Chris Gayle
4. Aiden Markram
5. Nicholas Pooran
6. Deepak Hooda/ Harpreet Brar
7. Shahrukh Khan
8. Nathan Ellis
9. Mohammed Shami
10. Arshdeep Singh
11. Ravi Bishnoi

Watch RCB vs PBKS Live Score And Streaming

Watch Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings Indian Premier League 2021 Live score and streaming on Disney+ Hotstar and Star Sports TV Network. All the news updates related to the Indian Premier League 2021 will be available on the Indian Premier League official website. The stats and post-match presentations of the IPL 2021 can be viewed on as well. The photos and videos of each match of the IPL 2021 Phase 2 can be viewed on official website or the Indian Premier League Twitter account.

List of Channels to watch RCB vs PBKS Match

The RCB vs PBKS match will be broadcasted on the Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam. The Star India has won the broadcasting rights for the Indian Premier League Phase 2. to All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

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