Mumbai. The 60th match of IPL 2022 is being played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings. In the match (RCB vs PBKS) RCB captain Faf du Plessis has won the toss and decided to bowl. This decision can prove to be very good for the team, as the team has won 3 matches chasing the target so far. RCB have won 7 matches out of 12 so far. If the team wins this match, then it will reach the top-3. On the other hand, this match is important for Punjab Kings, captained by Mayank Agarwal. He has won only 5 matches out of 11 he has played so far.
After winning the toss, Faf du Plessis said that the toss is not important right now, because the wicket is playing well. But being small on one side can make a difference. That’s why we have decided to bowl. The team has not changed the playing-11. The team won against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 67 runs, against Chennai Super Kings by 13 runs, against Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs and against Delhi Capitals by 16 runs. At the same time, the team defeated KKR by 3 wickets, Mumbai by 7 wickets and Rajasthan by 4 wickets.
Brar got a chance
On the other hand Punjab Kings have made a change in the team. Left-arm spinner Harpreet Brar has been given a chance. At the same time, fast bowler Sandeep Sharma has been out. The team will once again hope for a good performance by Shikhar Dhawan. Although he has been out against spin bowlers 4 times. Captain Mayank Agarwal has not been able to perform as expected. Liam Livingstone would like to do well once again.
Playing-11 of both the teams
Punjab Kings (Playing XI): Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Mayank Agarwal (capt), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (captain), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2022, 19:22 IST