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| On Oct 2, 2021 8:37 PM IST

IPL RCB vs PBKS, Match 49: Possible Playing 11 of Royal Challengers Bangalore


RCB Playing 11: The Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will be up agianst each other in the Match 49 of the IPL 2021. They have nearly qualified for the playoffs and need to win this crucial match for the confirmation.

In their last league match, they were impressive with their all round performance against Rajasthan Royals. The team bowled well in the final 10 overs and put opposition under pressure to keep them way below par score. The bowlers like Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel were impressive. In the batting department, Virat and Padikkal provided a good start, and the next batters, Maxwell and Srikar Bharat continue their good form to secure their their 7th win in the tournament.

Team News

  • The team is positioned 3rd in the points table with 7 wins in 11 matches.
  • No changes are expected in the RCB Playing 11 for this fixture.

RCB Playing 11 (likely)

The Royal Challengers Bangalore team will look to be consistent with their performances in the tournament after 2 consecutive wins in the tournament. In their last league match, the team produced brilliant performances with the ball in the last 10 over to keep the opposition to as low scores as possible. In this purpose, Chahal and Harshal did a commendable job. Then the openers, Virat and Padikkal started the innings well, and duo of Bharat-Maxwell provided further contributions to the team to win the match.

No change is expected in their Playing 11 for their fixture against Punjab Kings and would look to keep the momentum same.

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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

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad

RCB Squad: Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep, George Garton.

Where to Watch RCB vs PBKS Live IPL 2021

WATCH RCB vs PBKS LIVE on 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 match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH RCB vs PBKS Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings from RCB

1. Devdutt Padikkal

Devdutt has been impressive with the bat for the past 2 years in the tournament. He has been delivering consistently with his contribution at the top order, and can be a fine pick. Devdutt has accumulated 309 runs in the IPL 2021.

Name Matches Runs Average
Devdutt Padikkal 10 309 34.33

2. Harshal Patel

The purple cap holder has been terrific with his line lengths and variations, and has reaped benefits with the highest number of wickets in the season. Harshal is an experienced campaigner and would look to perform very well in the crucial matches for the team. Harshal has picked 26 wickets at an average of 14.72.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Harshal Patel 11 26 14.72

3. Virat Kohli

The top order batsman has been terrific for the past many years in the Indian Premier League and is the heartbeat of the team. He has been quite consistent with his contribution in the Phase 2, and would look to continue the same form. Virat has scocred 332 runs in 11 matches of IPL 2021.

Name Matches Runs Average
Virat Kohli 11 332 33.20

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4. Yuzvendra Chahal

One of the finest spinners in the country, Chahal has come back to form in the Phase 2. He has been intelligent to flight the ball, and has introduced variations to pick crucial wickets, but has to leak less runs.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Yuzvendra Chahal 11 11 24.36

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