IPL Score, RCB vs PBKS Highlights: Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone Power PBKS To Thumping 54-Run Win vs RCB
IPL 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings Highlights: PBKS bowlers jolted RCB with regular wickets and derailed their run-chase to register a 54-run win.
IPL 2022 Score Updates Between RCB vs PBKS, Highlights: PBKS bowlers jolted RCB with regular wickets and derailed their run-chase to register a 54-run win. Rajat Patidar and Glenn Maxwell kept the scoreboard ticking but both departed soon to give PBKS the upper-hand while Dinesh Karthik was also removed early. Earlier, Rishi Dhawan jolted RCB with two wickets in an over as he dismissed captain Faf Du Plessis and Mahipal Lomror in quick succession. Earlier, openers Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli gave RCB a solid start in their run-chase of 210 vs PBKS but soon lost the latter for 20 runs off 14 balls to Kagiso Rabada. Liam Livingstone and Jonny Bairstow hit classy fifties to help PBKS post 209/9 in 20 overs vs RCB. After Jonny Bairstow's explosive start, Liam Livingstone carried on the good work as he hit RCB bowlers to all parts of the ground and beyond for his fifty in 35 balls, however, wickets continued to tumble from the other end. Jonny Bairstow put on a show of hard-hitting batting as he has scored a half-century in just 21 balls to power Punjab Kings to 83/1, the highest score for any team in the powerplay this season. It was a fast and furious start for Punjab Kings with Jonny Bairstow and Shikhar Dhawan taking the attack to the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers. Glenn Maxwell broke the 60-run partnership by cleaning up Dhawan for 21 off 15 balls. Wanindu Hasaranga struck in his first over to send back countryman Bhanuka Rajapaksa. Bairstow was eventually dismissed for 66 off 29 balls by Shahbaz Ahmed. RCB skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bowl vs Mayank Agarwal-led PBKS in a crucial IPL encounter at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. RCB are placed fourth in the Points Table currently while PBKS are languishing at the 8th spot with five wins from 11 games. (SCORECARD)
RCB Playing XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood
PBKS Playing XI: Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mayank Agarwal (c), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh