New Delhi. In the 48th match of IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore is taking on Punjab Kings. This match is being played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and decided to bat first. Punjab Kings will bowl first. Virat Kohli has not made any changes in his team.
RCB, who are looking for their first IPL title, are in third place with 14 points from 11 matches with seven wins and four losses. With two more points, RCB will almost ensure a place in the playoffs. Punjab Kings are at the fifth position with 10 points from five wins from 12 matches. The team has faced defeat in seven matches. However, the road for Punjab team against RCB will not be easy.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing 11: Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Dan Christian, Mohammad Siraj, Harshal Patel, George Garten and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Punjab Kings Playing 11: Lokesh Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Shah Rukh Khan, Sarfaraz Khan, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Moises Henriques, Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh.