Today’s match will be played by Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings, it will be the 60th match of Tata IPL 2022. Both the teams will face each other in Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on 13th May. The game will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar at 7:30 pm.
The 60th match of Tata IPL 2022 will be between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings. RCB has played twelve matches this season and won seven of them. They are currently placed in the third rank on the points table with 14 points. RCB played their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, and won the game by sixty-seven runs. Faf du Plessis played incredibly and made seventy-three runs, Rajat Patidar scored forty-eight runs making a total of 192 for Bangalore. Wanindu Hasaranga bowled fabulously and took five wickets, giving no chance to SRH players to chase. It was a crucial play for RCB, and they took it with ease.
Punjab Kings so far have played eleven matches and won five. They are presently in the eighth rank on the points table with 10 points. PBKS played their recent game against Rajasthan Royals and lost the match by six wickets. Jonny Bairstow made fifty-six runs, and Jitesh Sharma scored thirty-eight runs. Arshdeep Singh took two wickets for PBKS. It was a good game by Punjab but didn’t manage to keep Rajasthan off their target.
RCB previously played with PBKS and lost to them by five wickets. Faf du Plessis scored eighty-eight runs, and Virat Kohli made forty-one runs for Bangalore. Mohammed Siraj took two wickets. RCB gave PBKS a target of 205 runs.
Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa made a similar score of forty-one each. Arshdeep Singh and Rahul Chahar took one wicket each for Punjab. Punjab Kings crossed the target of 205 and won the game by five wickets.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(C), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik(WK), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj
Jony Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Mayank Agarwal(C), Jitesh Sharma(WK), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma
Faf du Plessis is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and a right-handed batsman. His performance has been quite impressive, and scored eighty-eight runs against Punjab in his previous game.
Glenn Maxwell from Royal Challengers Bangalore is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Maxwell’s performance has been more noticeable, though he wasn’t present in the last match against Punjab.
Jonny Bairstow is a right-handed batsman from Punjab Kings who made a good score in his latest game. He will be a significant choice for the game.
Liam Livingstone from Punjab Kings is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler. His form has seen a gradual rise since his performance against Bangalore.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa from Punjab Kings is a left-handed batsman, he scored forty-three runs for his team in his previous encounter with Bangalore. His presence will surely increase the chance of winning.
For a smaller league and mini-tournaments, Faf du Plessis will be a decent captaincy choice. Glenn Maxwell will be the safer choice for larger tournaments and grander leagues. Rajat Patidar and Rishi Dhawan are the punts picks, and 2-4-2-3 will be the playing combination.
The consistent performance of Royal Challengers Bangalore has brought them to the fourth position. Winning this match will guarantee their place in third. RCB is likely to win this match against PBKS.