RCB Vs PBKS IPL 2021 : In the second phase of IPL 2021, the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings starts today. Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first. Bangalore have set a target of 165 for victory against Punjab. Bangalore lost 7 wickets and scored 164 runs.
Captain KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal shared a half-century partnership for the first wicket. Punjab need to win this match to maintain their hopes in the playoffs.
Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal shared a half-century partnership for the first wicket. Punjab failed to bowl out Bangalore in the first five overs. Bangalore got their first blow in the form of Virat Kohli. Virat Moises was bowled out for three. He scored 25 off 24 balls. It includes two fours and a six. Following Virat, Dan Christian also returned to the tent after being dismissed on the second ball. Dan could not even open his account. Devdutt Padikkal was spared due to wrong decision of the third umpire. Punjab captain KL Rahul was upset. Because the wicket has not been taken. On the contrary, a review was wasted. Cricket fans were hoping that Padikkal would take advantage of this opportunity to score big.
However, Paddickal was dismissed for 40 off Heinrich’s bowling. The game includes 4 fours and 2 sixes. Maxwell and AB de Villiers shared a 73-run stand for the fourth wicket. The partnership includes Glenn Maxwell’s half-century. Maxwell scored 50 off 29 balls. AB de Villiers was run out when the pair met. Sarfaraz Khan threw the ball directly to the stumps and showed him the way to the tent. AB de Villiers scored 23 off 18 balls. It includes one four and two sixes. Mohammad Shami took three wickets in the last over. Glenn Maxwell was dismissed for 57 off 32 balls. Maxwell does not return to the tent. Playing the same ball, Shahbaz Ahmed was bowled by Shami. George Garton, who came to bat after that, could not even open an account. Mohammed Shami’s bowling hit his triphala.
Bangalore and Punjab have played 27 matches so far. Bangalore has won 12 matches and Punjab has won 15 matches. Virat Kohli’s Bangalore team has scored 14 points in 11 matches played so far. Winning this match will ensure Bangalore’s place in the playoffs. Punjab, on the other hand, have scored 10 points in 12 matches. If they lose the match against Bangalore, it will be difficult to get a place in the playoffs. Punjab’s run rate is better than Mumbai’s and Rajasthan’s. But Kolkata’s run rate is better than Punjab’s. Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat first.
No changes have been made to the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. Three changes have been made in the Punjab Kings team. Harpreet Brar, Sarfaraz Khan and Moises Henrique have been named in the squad.
Bangalore – Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, KS Bharat, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahabad Ahmed, Daniel Christian, George Gorton, Hershal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yujvendra Chahal
Punjab – KL Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal. Aidan Markham, Nicholas Puran, Shah Rukh Khan, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henrik, Harpreet Brar, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi