Mumbai. In IPL 2022, today the match will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings. Which will be the 60th match of this season. This match between the two teams will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. RCB would like to further strengthen their chances of going to the playoffs by winning the match. While on the other hand, Punjab team would like to maintain the hope of going to the last four by winning the match. RCB need at least one win to qualify for the playoffs. Let us tell you about the weather and pitch report of Mumbai before this match.
In the Indian Premier League 2022, RCB has done well so far. At one point, the team’s rhythm deteriorated when it lost 3 matches in a row. But after this Faf du Plessis’s team made a comeback at the right time. If we look at the points table, RCB is at number four with 14 points. Bangalore has played 12 matches in the 15th season so far in which 7 have won and 5 have been lost. If RCB have to qualify for the playoffs then they have to win today’s match.
Lack of continuity in PBKS
Punjab Kings started with a win in IPL 2022. But the team could not maintain consistency. Punjab sometimes won 1 match and sometimes lost 2 matches. This has been happening with Mayank Agarwal’s team till now. Looking at the points table, Punjab team is in 8th place with 10 points. This team has played 11 matches in IPL 2022 in which they have won 5 and lost 6. If Punjab wants to reach the last four, then it will have to win the remaining matches by a huge margin.
RCB vs PBKS Weather Report
According to Weather.com, the temperature of Mumbai city is expected to be 33 degree Celsius during the day on May 13. There will be a drop in the temperature during the night, which will drop to 29 degree Celsius. The sky will be clear during the day and night. There is a chance of 5 percent rain after noon. While 7 percent rain has been predicted during the night. Humidity will be 66 percent during the day but will increase to 75 percent at night. This shows that there will be a lot of humidity during the match.
RCB vs PBKS Pitch Report
Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium is a high scoring ground. The average first innings score at this ground has been 157 runs. While the average score of the team batting in the second innings is 147 runs. A lot of matches have been played at this ground in IPL 2022. Here the last match was played between Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians. More than 170 runs were scored in this match. The team winning the toss on this ground would like to bat first.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2022, 09:58 IST