New Delhi. In the 48th match of IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Punjab Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Virat Kohli’s team will try to strengthen their claim of a place in the playoffs with a win in the match against RCB Punjab. RCB, who are in search of 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 had registered a morale-boosting win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous match. The team, however, is in fifth place 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.
Probable Playing 11 for Royal Challengers Bangalore: 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.
Probable Playing 11 for Punjab Kings: Lokesh Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis, Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh.