RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team, Match Preview, Pitch Conditions, Match Prediction

RCB vs PBKS Match Preview

RCB vs PBKS: The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. Both teams have some big names in their squads and will be looking to win this match.

RCB has a strong batting lineup with the likes of Virat Kohli, Faf Du Plessis, and Glenn Maxwell. They also have a decent bowling attack, led by Mohammad Siraj and Harshal Patel. However, they will be missing the services of Reece Topley and Rajat Patidar, who have pulled out of the IPL.

PBKS also have a good batting lineup, including Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, and Jitesh Sharma. Their bowling attack is led by Kagiso Rabada and Arshdeep Singh. However, they have have won three out of their five matches and are placed fifth on the points table.

RCB vs PBKS Match Details

Match No. – 27th

Date – 20th April 2023

Time – 03:30 PM IST

Venue – Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali

Live Telecast – Star Sports Network

Live Streaming – Jio Cinema

RCB vs PBKS Team News

Shikhar Dhawan looks fit and should be back for this game and Liam Livingstone will give a fitness test before the match.

RCB almost chased down a big total in the last game against CSK and are likely to remain unchanged.

RCB vs PBKS Probable Playing 11

RCB (probable 11): Faf Du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Wayne Parnell, Harshal Patel, Karan Sharma, Mohammad Siraj

PBKS (probable 11): Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Liam Livingstone, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Pitch Conditions (Bangalore vs Punjab)

The pitch at Mohali has been a good pitch to bat on, ball comes onto the bat nicely and average first innings score is 170.

As it is a day game both pacers and spinners will be in the game.

Dew factor will not be there so toss will not play a major role.

We can expect a score around 170-180 runs.

RCB vs PBKS Head-to-Head Records

Match Played – 30

Royal Challengers Bangalore Won – 13

Punjab Kings Won – 17

Tie – 0

No Result – 0

Players Stats (Bangalore vs Punjab)

Royal Challengers Bangalore Players (RCB)

Virat Kohli has an average around 30 against Punjab Kings and 43 at the venue (82* vs Australia WC SEMIS 2016)

Faf Du Plessis has an excellent record, averaging 58 against Punjab Kings and 73 at the venue.

Mahipal Lomror averages 29 against Punjab and has a strike-rate of 200.

Glenn Maxwell is Ex Player of Punjab Kings and has an average around 20 both against Punjab and at the venue.

Shahbaz Ahmed has played 4 M against Punjab taking 3 W and scoring 25 runs.

Dinesh Karthik has an average around 30 both against Punjab ans at the venue with a strike-rate above 140.

Wanindu Hasaranga has taken 3 W in 2 M against Punjab Kings.

Wayne Parnell has 3 W in 3 M against Punjab and 2 W in 1 M at Mohali.

Harshal Patel has taken 11 W in 9 M against Punjab and has 3 W in 4 M at the venue.

Mohammad Siraj has taken 4 W in 7 M against Punjab and 1 W in 1 M at the venue.

Punjab Kings Players (PBKS)

Shikhar Dhawan has an average of around 30 both against RCB and at the venue.

Liam Livingstone has an average of 35 against RCB and a strike-rate above 150.

Sam Curran has 5 W in 4 M against RCB and has 9 W+135 R in 7 M at Mohali.

Harpreet Brar has taken 4 W in 4M against RCB and scored 35 R but only has 1 W+8 R in 3 M at Mohali.

Kagiso Rabada has 16 W in 7 M against RCB and has taken 3 W in 4 M at Mohali.

Kagiso Rabada troubles the top 4 batsman of RCB (dismissed Virat and DK-4 times; Faf and Maxi-3 times)

Rahul Chahar has 6 W in 7 M against RCB and has taken 1 W in 2 M at Mohali.

Arshdeep Singh has 3 W in 4 M against RCB and has taken 6 W in 4 M at Mohali.

RCB vs PBKS Match Predictions

RCB Players

Faf Du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell score runs with Virat Kohli or Mahipal Lomror while batting first.

Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell to score runs with Faf Du Plessis or Mahipal Lomror while batting second.

Dinesh Karthik will finally play a knock today.

Mohammad Siraj will not take wickets today.

Harshal Patel and Wayne Parnell to take wickets with Karan Sharma or Wanindu Hasaranga while bowling first.

Wayne Parnell and Wanindu Hasaranga will take wickets with Harshal Patel or Karan Sharma in second innings.

PBKS Players

Shikhar Dhawan and Jitesh Sharma to score runs foe Punjab with Liam Livingstone or Sikandar Raza.

Prabhsimran Singh to score runs today atleast 30.

Kagiso Rabada and Arshdeep Singh to take wickets with Sam Curram or Harpreet Brar while bowling first.

Kagiso Rabada and Sam Curran to take wickets with Rahul Chahar or Arshdeep Singh while bowling second.

Bangalore vs Punjab Team prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore will win this match.

RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team

RCB vs PBKS (Suggested Dream11 Team): Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Faf Du Plessis (vc), Glenn Maxwell, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Siraj, Arshdeep Singh

RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team
RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team

Best Captain & Vice–Captain Choice (RCB vs PBKS)

  • Virat Kohli
  • Faf Du Plesis
  • Sikhar Dhawan
  • Sam Curram

In conclusion, the Royal Challenges Bangalore (RCB) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS) match is expected to be a thrilling encounter between two evenly-matched teams. Fans of both sides will be eagerly anticipating this exciting clash, and we can expect a fiercely contested battle on the field.

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