Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
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The match between PBKS and RCB is the forty-eighth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on October 3rd 2021.
PBKS vs RCB History:
The teams competed against each other 27 times, till date. Out of them, PBKS won 15 times and lost 12 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against RCB are WWWLL.
The teams faced each other 7 times at the home ground of PBKS. The host won thrice. On the other hand, the visitors won 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against RCB are LLWWL.
The teams competed 11 times at the home ground of RCB. The home team won 6 times and lost 5 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against PBKS are WWLWW.
The teams met 9 times at the neutral venue. PBKS won 7 times, whereas RCB won twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against RCB are WWWLW.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
PBKS is at fifth rank in the table and will earn 2 points and come at fourth rank in the table after winning the match. The team either will stay at the same rank or go down to sixth or seventh rank in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS are WLWLL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
RCB is at the third in the table and will not be affected in the rank from the result of the game, but earn 2 points in the winning and 0 in the defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB are WWLLL.
Weather forecast for Sharjah shows the weather would be mostly cloudy in the beginning of the match and after that cloudy till the end of the match. The precipitation percentage would be 0% to 3% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be between 33 to 36 Celsius. The wind would be between 21 to 26 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):
Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 17 times in 23 matches. The selection favors the teams, as the teams won 11 times and lost 6 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWLW.
On the other hand, the team chose to bat first just 6 times, and the team won the match twice and lost 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLWWL.
Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won 13 times and lost 10 times, as well.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWLW.
The first batting team won 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 15 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLLWL.
The lowest successful defended total was 125 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 224 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 114, and the highest total was 228 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 112 runs, whereas the highest was 226 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 26.63 and 30.07 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. PBKS won the outing.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against RCB at the venue are W – – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
PBKS had 6 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has an excellent record, as the team won 5 times and lost just once.
Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS at the venue are WWWLW.
RCB got 6 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a very poor record, as the team won twice and lost 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB at the venue are LLLWL.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The team may go with H. Brar in place of F. Allen, if F. Allen will not be fit for the play, and C. Jordan in place of N. Ellis.
Punjab Kings Eleven: K. Rahul, M. Agarwal, A. Markram, N. Pooran, D. Hooda, S. Khan, H. Brar, R. Bishnoi, C. Jordan, M. Shami, A. Singh
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The team may go with a winning combination.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, V. Kohli, S. Bharat, G. Maxwell, AB. de Villiers, D. Christian, G. Barton, S. Ahmed, H. Patel, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left. *Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.