RCB vs PBKS Live Score: RCB close back with quick wickets

RCB vs PBKS Live Score – IPL 2022 Live Score – After winning the RCB toss, PBKS will bat first: The Punjab Kings landed on a flyer as openers Shikhar Dhawan and Johnny Bairstow led the RCB bowlers to attack at a power-hitting show at Brabourne Stadium. Bairstow picked up 22 runs from Hazlewood’s over and scored 50 runs in just four overs. However, bouncing back in RCB style, Glenn Maxwell cleared to break the stand by making Dhawan look dangerous. Follow IPL 2022 live updates with InsideSport.IN

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RCB in IPL 2022: With full performances in their last two games, RCB seem to have found their best combination.

With the exception of Virat Kohli, all their batsmen are in top form along with Rajat Patidar and Mahipal Lomar, captains Faf du Plessis, Glenn Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik, who are among the top finishers in the tournament along with Gujarat’s Rahul Tewatia.

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Bowling also hit a punch in the presence of in-form pacer Josh Hazlewood and the always reliable Herschel Patel. Mohammad Siraj is not his best but he believes in delivering when the team wants him the most.

RCB vs PBKS live score: Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking to seal the playoff spot, Punjab Kings need to win today to survive in IPL 2022: RCB vs PBKS ball live update

Maxwell has worked with his off-spin in both powerplay and middle overs, while Wanindu Hasranga is one of the top wicket takers in the tournament with five scalps and 21 scalps.

Kohli, who is in the middle of his worst IPL season, due to an impressive knock and it could come against Punjab. A win on Friday would take RCB to 16 points, although 18 seems to be a safe number for the play-off berth.

RCB vs PBKS live score: Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking to seal the playoff spot, Punjab Kings need to win today to survive in IPL 2022: RCB vs PBKS ball live update

PBKS and IPL 2022: Punjab, who have three matches left, need to win all of them to get a shot at the top-four finish. They started their campaign with a win against RCB and have five wins and six losses at 10 points.

The sum of their inconsistent runs as they could not win two matches in a row.

RCB vs PBKS live score: Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking to seal the playoff spot, Punjab Kings need to win today to survive in IPL 2022: RCB vs PBKS ball live update

Shikhar Dhawan and Vanuka Rajapakse delivered at the top, so Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma finished the innings. Johnny Bairstow finally got the run after being promoted to open the innings along with Dhawan.

Captain Mayank Agarwal, who has taken himself below the order, will have to lead from the front.

On the bowling front, Sandeep Sharma was tidy but could take some wickets in the powerplay. Lead pacer Kagiso Rabada did well to take 18 wickets but went close to 9 runs per over.

Arshdeep Singh has impressed many with his brilliance, especially in Death Over, and his ability to land Yorker at will.

RCB vs PBKS live score: Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking to seal the playoff spot, Punjab Kings need to win today to survive in IPL 2022: RCB vs PBKS ball live update

Despite having a tough squad at their disposal, Punjab have been flattering to cheat and they must step up their game before it is too late.

IPL 2022 points table:

Terms Team Mat Won Missing Tied NR Points NRR
1 Gujarat Titans (Q) 12 9 3 0 0 18 0.376
2 Lucknow Super Giants 12 8 4 0 0 16 0.385
3 Rajasthan Royals 12 7 5 0 0 14 0.228
4 Royal Challengers Bangalore 12 7 5 0 0 14 -0.115
5 Delhi Capitals 12 6 6 0 0 12 0.210
6 Sunrisers Hyderabad 11 5 6 0 0 10 -0.031
7 Kolkata Knight Riders 12 5 7 0 0 10 -0.057
8 Punjab Kings 11 5 6 0 0 10 -0.231
9 Chennai Super Kings 12 4 8 0 0 8 -0.181
10 Mumbai Indians 12 3 9 0 0 6 -0.613

IPL 2022 Play-off Race:

Punjab Kings (8th, 10th point): Punjab Kings on the way to extinction. A 6-wicket defeat against Rajasthan Royals shattered their hopes. To stay on the hunt, they have to win the remaining three matches and win big to improve the NRR. However, after winning three matches, they can say goodbye.

  • PBKS will have to win the remaining three matches.
  • PBKS also need to improve their NRR which stands at -0.231.
  • Two wins or 14 points in three matches will not be enough to qualify them.
  • PBKS Remaining Match: RCB, DC, SRH

Royal Challengers Bangalore (4th, 14th point): Royal Challengers Bangalore at Faf du PlessisRCB) Sunrisers got a much needed win against Hyderabad to boost their qualifying hopes. The 67-run thrashing has also boosted their weak NRR which has put them in debate for a spot in the top 4.

  • RCB will have to win all their remaining two matches to seal the play-off spot.
  • RCB can qualify with 1 win or 16 points in 2 matches but other results have to go their way.
  • If they can win one of the two, SRH and DC could be upset if they win their remaining games.
  • RCB Remaining Match: PBKS, GT

RCB vs PBKS live score: Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking to seal the playoff spot, Punjab Kings need to win today to survive in IPL 2022: RCB vs PBKS ball live update

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