RCB vs PBKS: Punjab Kings are facing Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. Winning the toss in this match, Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis decided to bowl first. Coming to bat first, Punjab got off to a great start. Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow shared 60 runs for the first wicket. In the 5th over, Dhawan was dismissed for 21 runs. Jonny Bairstow increased the run rate as soon as Gabbar was dismissed and scored a brilliant half-century.
7 sixes, 4 fours
Bairstow completed his fifty in 21 balls. This is the fastest fifty of his IPL career. Earlier, in the year 2019 also, he had scored fifty in 28 balls against RCB. In the same year, against KKR too, he scored a half-century in 28 balls. In IPL 2022 too, Bairstow scored a half-century in 28 balls against Punjab Kings. Bairstow was dismissed after scoring 66 runs in 29 balls. In this innings, he hit 7 sixes and 4 fours.
Bairstow’s fastest fifty in IPL
- 21 Ball Vs RCB, Today
- 28 Ball vs RCB, 2019
- 28 Ball vs KKR, 2019
- 28 Ball vs PBKS, 2020
Would like to be in the race for the playoffs
Bangalore has not made any changes in the team in this match. While Punjab has included Harpreet Brar in place of Sandeep Sharma in this match. It is very important for Punjab to win this match so that they can keep themselves in the race for the playoffs. Apart from this, Bangalore would also like to win this match and get closer to confirming their place in the playoffs.
Playing 11 of both the teams
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (Captain), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Vanindu Hasranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood.
- Punjab Kings Playing XI: Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Mayank Agarwal (captain), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Hardeep Brar.
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