The 48th match of IPL 2021 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium today at 3.30 pm. The match between the two teams will be very exciting.
Because on the one hand, if RCB wins this match, it will secure its place in the playoffs with this victory. On the other hand, it will be a do-or-die match for Punjab. Punjab’s victory in this match or every Punjab team will decide the future.
In fact, if Punjab loses this match, it will be out of the playoff race. If Punjab wins this contest, its hopes of advancing will remain.
It may be recalled that Punjab Kings had beaten RCB by 34 runs in the first round of the current IPL. There have been 27 matches between the two teams in the IPL so far. RCB has won a total of 12 matches, while Punjab has won 15 matches. If we talk about RCB, the team has bowlers like Mohammad Siraj, Hershel Patel, Shashbaz Ahmed and Chahal. Due to which RCB’s bowling is very strong.
On the other hand, if we talk about Punjab, the opening pair of skipper KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal can be expected to make a good start. Rahul and Agarwal did very well against KKR.
Possible playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikal, Shrikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Christian, George Garton, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yuvendra Chahal.
Punjab Kings: KL Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Puran, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Nathan Ellis, Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.
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