PBKS vs RCB Live Score and Updates: Losing team set to be eliminated from IPL 2024

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PBKS vs RCB Live Score and Updates


PBKS vs RCB Live Score: Punjab Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in match 58 of IPL 2024 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala.

PBKS vs RCB Match Details:

  • Date: May 9
  • Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala
  • Time: 7:30 pm

In the midst of the IPL season, every match holds immense importance, none more so than the upcoming clash between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. With both teams competing for crucial points in the league standings, this matchup promises high stakes and intense competition. It will be a game that both teams must win to keep their playoff hopes alive.

PBKS vs RCB Live Scores & Updates: IPL 2024, Match 58

Punjab Kings (team news)

Punjab’s aggressive batting style has led to notable feats, such as their record run chase against KKR. His younger players, such as Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma, have stepped up, along with notable performances from Jonny Bairstow.

However, inconsistency has plagued them, as exemplified by the loss to the defending champions in the first leg in Dharamsala. The challenge for PBKS lies in maintaining composure under pressure.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Team News)

On the other hand, RCB come into the match on a streak of three consecutive wins after a difficult start to the season. Faf du Plessis’ leadership has sparked a resurgence, with notable improvements in both the batting and bowling departments.

Despite the complex qualification scenarios, RCB are now playing with freedom, evident in their recent dominant performances.

PBKS vs RCB Head to Head Records (Overall):

Total matches: 32

Kings of Punjab – 17

Real Challengers from Bangalore – 15

Record of last five matches between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore

March 25, 2024: RCB won by 4 wickets in Bengaluru.
April 20, 2023: RCB won by 24 runs at Mohali.
May 13, 2022: PBKS won by 5 wickets in Mumbai.
March 27, 2022: PBKS won by 54 runs in Mumbai.
October 3, 2021: PBKS won by 34 runs in Sharjah.

Predicted XI for PBKS vs RCB

Punjab Kings (playing probably XI): Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw, Shashank Singh, Sam Curran (c), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.

(Deputy Impact Director: Prabhsimran Singh)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Probable XI): Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Will Jacks, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik, Karn Sharma, Swapnil Singh, Yash Dayal, Vijaykumar Vysakh, Mohammed Siraj.

(Deputy Impact Director: Rajat Patidar)

Release Report: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala

The match will be played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, which has traditionally been a batting paradise. The ball comes to the bat and a real bounce is expected; the spinner has had some success at this spot in recent seasons.

The hitters will look to take over the attack and use the power play from the beginning. The pitch is likely to improve for batting as the match progresses. Teams would want to chase here, making the draw crucial once again.

Where to look? The Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2024 match will be televised on Star Sports Network in India.

Live Stream Details: The Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2024 match will be streamed live on the Jio Cinema app and website.