RCB vs PBKS – Match Report

Tata IPL 2022, Match 60: RCB vs PBKS – Match Report

Punjab Kings (PBKS) returned to the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 with a win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 54 runs on the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Friday.

A whirlwind from Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone guided PBKS to a mammoth whole of 209 earlier than they posted a complete 54-run victory.

Chasing 210 for victory, RCB’s openers- Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis reacted strongly on the high. Kohli hit two fours and a six and after 3 overs RCB have been 31/0.

Rabada took the primary wicket after Kohli was caught at quick high quality leg. Within the subsequent over, Faf du Plessis was dismissed by RCB captain Rishi Dhawan.

RCB have been 44/3 on the finish of the powerplay after Mahipal Lomror was caught contained in the circle.

Glenn Maxwell and Rajat Patidar led RCB’s restoration and shaped a invaluable partnership. Whereas Maxwell scored together with his trademark change hit, Patidar hit two sixes.

The duo had a partnership of fifty and RCB have been 95/3 on the half stage. Rahul Chahar known as off the partnership after Patidar was dismissed at lengthy on.

RCB misplaced half their aspect after Harpreet Brar dismissed Maxwell for 35. Dinesh Karthik was the subsequent batsman to depart as Arshdeep took his first wicket and RCB wanted 90 runs from the final 5 overs.

Rabada ended up holding on to Shahbaz Ahmed on the crease, whereas Harpreet Brar took a pointy catch within the outfield off Chahar to dismiss Hasranga.

RCB fell 55 runs in need of the goal after Rabada claimed his third wicket to dismiss Harshal Patel within the remaining over.

Earlier, PBKS, who have been positioned to bat first, made one change – Harpreet Brar changed Sandeep Sharma within the XI.

22 runs got here within the second over after Jonny Bairstow hit two sixes and as many fours. Shikhar Dhawan placed on a fifty for the opening wicket after hitting two fours and a six on the different finish.

Maxwell dismissed Dhawan, who was dismissed for 21, and Bairstow hit two sixes within the remaining over to attain his half-century.

Wanindu Hasaranga took the second wicket for RCB after Rajapaksa was caught at quick third man. 9 for hundred PBKS. was inth Earlier than the over, Shahbaz Ahmed ended Bairstow’s innings when the opener was caught by Siraj for 10.th above.

Captain Mayank Agarwal together with Liam Livingstone exploded with the assistance of three fours and a pair of sixes.

Harshal Patel ended the fifty-run partnership after Agarwal was caught contained in the circle. PBKS was 163-4 on the finish of 16 overs earlier than Hasranga bamboozled Jitesh Sharma to get his second wicket.

Harpreet Brar hit a six earlier than being caught behind by left-hander Harshal Patel. Livingstone accomplished his fifty with a boundary and was prepared for 200 PBKS.

24 runs got here off the final over after Livingstone hit two sixes and as many fours. All-rounder was dismissed within the remaining over off Harshal Patel, who conceded solely 4 runs as PBKS posted 209/9 within the first innings.

Temporary Rating: Punjab Kings 209/9 (Liam Livingstone 70, Jonny Bairstow 66; Harshal Patel 4-34) defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore 155/9 (Glenn Maxwell 35, Rajat Patidar 26; Kagiso Rabada 3-21) by 54 runs.

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