The new season of the Indian Premier League 2022 is all set to commence on Saturday 26th March. The 15th season will witness many rivalries. With two titans, PBKS vs RCB locking horns, the excitement is in the air. Feel free to take guidance from this article to try your luck on your favorite team and player.
Match: Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2022
Time: 7.30 PM
Venue: DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai
Live Streaming: Star Sports network, Disney+Hotstar
The Punjab Kings will be locking horns with their archrivals, Royal Challengers Bangalore. Both Punjab Kings, as well as Royal Challengers Bangalore, are yet to win their maiden trophy.
Both the franchises have their new skippers in position for the IPL 2022. While Faf du Plessis will lead RCB, PBKS will have the leadership service of Mayank Agarwal.
PKBS has done a full revamp in their squad during the mega auction. The franchise chose to retain only two of its players. Punjab made a handful of amazing purchases including Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Liam Livingstone, etc.
Meanwhile, RCB retained three of their players. Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammad Siraj were on the retention list during the mega auction.
PBKS vs RCB Match 3 Possible Playing XI
PBKS full Squad
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ansh Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Writtick Chatterjee, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Odean Smith, Baltej Dhanda, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Jitesh Sharma, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell, Prabhsimran Singh, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone.
PBKS Possible Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal (c), Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Raj Bawa, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Odean Smith, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada
RCB Full Squad
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Wanindu Hasaranga, Aneeshwar Gautam, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Shahbaz Ahamad, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Glenn Maxwell, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Harshal Patel, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Siddharth Kaul, Luvnith Sisodia, David Willey, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford.
RCB Possible Playing XI
Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Sherfane Rutherford, Dinesh Karthik, David Willey, Shahbaz Ahmad, Mohammed Siraj
PBKS vs RCB Head to Head Stats in Indian Premier League
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PBKS VS RCB Toss Prediction, Pitch Prediction, and Weather Prediction
PBKS vs RCB Toss Prediction
PBKS between the two teams has the most chances to win the toss
PBKS vs RCB Pitch Prediction
The DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai is known to be a bowling pitch and it favors the pacers while giving them extra excitement. The scores are expected to go in the vicinity of 180.
PBKS vs RCB Weather Prediction
The sky will be clear at the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai throughout the evening fixture. The temperature will not be less than 36 degrees Celsius. There is no chance of clouds in the sky. The humidity will be around 50% and the wind will clock at 19 km/h.
PBKS vs RCB Key Players Predictions
Best batsman: Mayank Agarwal (PBKS), Virat Kohli (RCB)
Best Bowler: Kagiso Rabada (PBKS), Mohammad Siraj (RCB)
Best All-rounder: Liam Livingstone (PBKS), Wanindu Hasaranga (RCB)
Player of the Match: Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS)
Who will win the Match?
According to the match statistics and analysis of the previous season, Punjab Kings has the most chances to win the match against RCB. All though they lost the final in 2021, RCB will put up a tough fight with PBKS, yet the victory will be of PBKS’s.
Note: All predictions made in this article are purely based on the match data analysis and interpretation of the last year and the years before it. Therefore, kindly try your luck on the favorite players and franchises based on your wit and knowledge.