IPL PBKS vs RCB Live streaming: As each day is passing by, the points table of IPL 2021 is getting more and more interesting. With Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings losing their respective matches yesterday, it has given opened opportunity for every team except Sunrisers Hyderabad to have one more go at the playoffs, however, their fate would depend on the other teams and thrilling end of the league stage is expected. In the match 48th of the marquee tournament, Punjab Kings will face Royal Challengers Bangalore at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both the teams are coming off the wins against Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals respectively and would be high on confidence coming into the match. A win today for the Virat Kohli-led side will see them in the playoffs while a victory for the KL Rahul-led side will earn the fourth spot on the points table. As of now the Virat Kohli and his men are third on the points table while Punjab Kings are fifth.
Watch IPL Live: Star Sports Network has the right to telecast the Indian Premier League in India. The 48th match of the marquee tournament between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be telecasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD in India. Fans in South Africa and Zimbabwe can see the IPL encounter between the two teams on SuperSport. Cricket lovers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand can enjoy the game on Sky, Sports, while the fans from the Caribbean can see the live-action of the IPL 2021 encounter on flow sports. Willow Tv will telecast the match between PBKS and RCB in the United States of America.
The game between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will hold greater value for both the teams as they would be looking to seal a place in the playoffs. While a win would see the Virat Kohli-led side in the playoffs, Punjab Kings have to give their everything in the remaining two matches to see themselves through. The two sides will clash with each other for the second time in the IPL 2021 and the match between them will be telecasted on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. Apart from this, the online streaming of the match between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be broadcasted on Disney+Hotstar VIP. Fans can also enjoy the match both in English and Hindi commentary. While Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD will telecast the game in English commentary, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD will broadcast the match in Hindi commentary.
Those who are unable to watch the IPL 2021 encounter between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore on television, can stream the match online. However, there won’t be any platforms that will stream the match between the KL Rahul-led side and the Virat Kohli-led side for free. Viewers can tune in by subscribing to a nominal subscription fee of Disney+Hotstar. JIO is also providing Hotstar subscriptions on select plans. The two sides have matched each other blow for blow and their head to head record clears everything in a total of 27 encounters, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 12 games while Punjab Kings have 15 wins to their games including a win in three games they’ve played. When these two clashed last time it saw the KL Rahul-led side dominating the opposition as batting first they posted a mammoth total of 179 runs and then restricted the Virat Kohli-led for 145 runs to bag important two points.
The 48th match of the IPL 2021 will take place at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST.
Possible Playing XI for Punjab Kings
The KL Rahul-led side is likely to bring Harpreet Brar in place of Deepak Hooda while there could be a toss-up between Fabian Allen and Adil Rashid on the side.
KL Rahul (c&wk), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Fabian Allen/Adil Rashid, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Possible Playing XI for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore are likely to play with the same XI, however, they can bring in Wanindu Hasaranga in place of Geroge Garton considering the slowish nature of the Sharjah pitch.
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, KS Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dan Christian, Wanindu Hasaranga/George Garton, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal