Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Fantasy IPL
The ferocious RCB Bangalore will face the amazing Punjab Kings in the T20 Premier League. The teams have international cricket stars.
PBKS vs RCB matches have been pulsating with Royal Challengers Bangalore. They displayed an impressive record, winning 7 out of 11 matches, securing the third rank on the points table. Moreover, the Punjab Kings have managed to win five matches out of twelve and have secured the fifth position.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are undoubtedly one of the best teams of this innings. Punjab Kings last played against Kolkata Knight Riders, where Punjab Kings managed to win the game in the last over itself. RCB has been doing better than Punjab Kings.
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In the previous match, KKR batted first and scored 165 runs with a loss of 7 wickets. Arshdeep Singh, with his excellent ball, took three wickets. Ravi Bishnoi was lucky enough to hit a couple of crucial wickets. The team reached the score in the twentieth over. Rahul and Mayank scored 67 and 40 runs, respectively.
In contrast, in Dubai, Royal Challengers Bangalore played their last match against Rajasthan Royals, where they easily won 7 wickets. Rajasthan Royals decided to bat first and scored 149 runs and took 7 wickets. Harshal Patel took 3 wickets, whereas Chahal and Shahbaz Ahmed took two wickets each.
Royal Challengers Bangalore got to the 18th over. Glenn Maxwell played an amazing knock of 50 runs. Wicketkeeper/batsman Srikar Bharat scored 44 runs.
Head to Head record of Kings xi Punjab vs Bangalore
Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore have played 27 matches. Punjab Kings won 15 matches and Royal Challengers Bangalore got 12 wins.
Both teams have displayed amazing performance in all matches. Punjab Kings were a little better by three more wins, but both the teams had similar performances in the tournament. The result of the matches between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore is as follows:
Team Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli, Srikar Bharat, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Dan Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, George Garton, Mohammed Siraj
Bench: Wanindu Hasaranga, Sachin Baby, Tim David
Top performers in batting from RC Bangalore
David Warner (Hyderabad) - 562 runs
Virat Kohli (Bangalore) - 504 runs
AB de Villiers (Bangalore) - 389 runs
Jonny Bairstow (Hyderabad) - 114
David Warner (Hyderabad) - 100*
Virat Kohli (Bangalore) - 93*
Virat Kohli, Jonny Bairstow, David Warner, and AB de Villiers are some of the best batsmen.
Team Punjab Kings
KL Rahul, Aiden Markram, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
Bench: Adil Rashid, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh
Batsmen: Devdutt Padikkal (VC), Mayank Agarwal, AB de Villiers
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Nathan Ellis, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj
Top performers in batting from Punjab Kings
Retained players by Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammad Siraj
Target IPL 2022
The IPL 2022, 15th edition, will be held in India or South Africa. It will begin on 27th March and last for the next sixty days. A final announcement is awaited. According to K Shriniwas Rao, the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka may not participate this year.
The IPL Governing Council allows each franchise to keep a maximum of four players. Most clubs decided to keep their top players longer before the mega IPL auction this year.
Punjab Kings are yet to lift their maiden IPL title. They have a lot of work to do before appearing in the upcoming mega auction of IPL 2022. For this year’s auction, Punjab King’s sole purpose is to build a strong and formidable team.
Royal Challengers Bangalore secured the 4th rank in IPL 2021. RCB has retained three players from their team.
- Virat Kohli
- Glenn Maxwell
- Mohammed Siraj
Virat Kohli is one of the highest-paid players getting approximately INR 15 crores. Maxwell gets 11 crores, and Siraj gets 7 crores.
Surprisingly, the franchise has removed three good players.
- Harshal Patel (MVP of 2021 IPL)
- Yuzvendra Chahal (highest wicket-taker)
- Devdutt Padikkal
- Retained players by Punjab Kings
- Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh
Retained players by Royal Challengers Bangalore
List of Players Released by PBKS ahead of the IPL 2022
The following players are expected to be released from the RCB franchise in IPL 2022 Auction.
||AB de Villiers
||Srikar Bharat (wk)
It will be interesting to see pk vs rcb playing against each other. Both the teams have the best players of the IPL series, and there is no doubt that the match will be epic, fantasy cricket fans would know!
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