IPL 2024 RCB vs. PBKS Who Will Win This Match Today?

This article covers key players who can score runs in the RCB vs. PBKS IPL 2024 match at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. 

The 17th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024) saw the 58th game between the Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Punjab Kings’ home field, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala, will host the game. This match is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. As of right now, RCB has eight points from 11 games, which is the same number of points from matches that PBKS has. They are ranked 7th in the IPL 2024 points standings, while PBKS is ranked 8th. With the IPL season rapidly approaching, today’s game between the Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore looks to be an exciting one with lots of scoring.

Important Players for Punjab Kings (PBKS)

Jonny Bairstow 

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With his aggressive batting style, Jonny Bairstow, an explosive middle-order batsman, may pose a danger to bowlers. With his powerful hitting, the English batter can destroy the bowling attack, particularly in the middle overs.

Shashank Singh

With 315 runs in 11 games so far this season at a strike rate of 165.78, Shashank Singh is the batsman for Punjab who has scored the most runs. Punjab will be looking to him to do well even in this game. 

Prabhsimran Singh

This season, Prabhsimran Singh, a player of interest for Punjab, is putting up a lot of runs in the powerplay. With a strike rate of 156.87, he has amassed 251 runs in 11 games. The entire Punjab team will expect a very good start from him.

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Important Players for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is playing at his best level so far this season. This season, he leads the team in runs scored as well. In 11 games, he has scored 542 runs at a striking average of 148, with 1 century and 4 half-centuries. The team is expected to have a strong inning from him in today’s game.

Will Jacks

An English batsman known for his strong hitting is Will Jacks. He is a key member of the RCB team in this game. He has so far scored 177 runs with a strike rate of 186.31 from 6 matches, including a century off of just 41 balls. Jack’s style of batting might be ideal for the high-scoring Dharamshala ground. 

Faf Du Plessis 

After scoring 64 runs in only 23 balls against the Gujarat Titans in his previous game and helping RCB win, Faf has also returned to form. So far, he has played in 11 games and amassed 352 runs at a strike average of 172.54. RCB will be hoping for his skipper to have another impactful inning.

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Probable 11s For RCB vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match

PBKS Probable Playing XI

Jonny Bairstow, Ashutosh Sharma, Shashank Singh, Sam Curran (c), Rilee Rossouw, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, and Arshdeep Singh.

RCB Probable Playing XI

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Will Jacks, Swapnil Singh, Karn Sharma, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mohammed Siraj, Yash Dayal, and Vijaykumar Vyshak.

Pitch Conditions

The second game of this season will be played here. Before this, the Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings had played a match. The matches will now be played twice at this location. The two teams’ combined scores from their combat on this pitch were not particularly good. It is believed that, given these conditions, things may also essentially stay the same this time. Every squad, however, will make the most of every strength to give it their all.

RCB vs. PBKS Head-to-Head Record

In the history of the IPL, 32 games have been played between the Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Of these matches, the Bengaluru squad has won fifteen, and the Punjab team has won seventeen. All eyes will be on the extremely successful Virat Kohli when these two teams meet today.