PBKS vs RCB: Virat Kohli’s brilliant inning of 92 runs in 47 balls helped Bengaluru win by 60 runs!

PBKS vs RCB: In the do-or-die match between PBKS vs RCB played in Dharamshala, Punjab Kings won the toss and took a bold decision of electing to bowl. In this match, both the teams made some important changes which affected both the direction and pace of the game.

Bengaluru included fast bowler Lockie Ferguson in place of injured Glenn Maxwell, while Punjab gave all-rounder Liam Livingstone a chance in place of Kagiso Rabada.

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IPL 2024: PBKS vs RCB
IPL 2024: PBKS vs RCB

PBKS vs RCB: Set target by RCB

In the first innings of PBKS vs RCB, RCB batsmen adopted an aggressive attitude from the beginning. Virat Kohli played a brilliant inning of 92 runs in 47 balls, which included 7 fours and 6 sixes, giving his strike rate of 195.74.

Rajat Patidar also scored a quick 55 runs in 23 balls, which included 3 fours and 6 sixes, which made his innings even more explosive. Cameron Green played an important inning of 46 runs in 27 balls, which further increased the team’s score.

Vidyut Kawerappa and Harshal Patel tried to stop the run flow to some extent for PBKS, with Kawerappa taking two wickets and Harshal taking three wickets.

With this big score, PBKS will now face a big challenge. The curiosity of the spectators to watch the second half of the match is at its peak, as they are expecting attractive cricket.

2nd Innings: PBKS showed bravery while chasing a huge target, but lost the match

In the Vivo IPL match played between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), RCB defeated PBKS by 60 runs.

The huge score of 241 runs posted by RCB ultimately proved unbeatable for Punjab, who finished their innings with 181 runs in 17 overs.

Punjab had a bad start where Prabhsimran Singh was out after scoring only 6 runs. However, Jonny Bairstow (27 runs, 16 balls) and Rilee Rossouw (61 runs, 27 balls) tried to handle the innings. Rossouw’s swashbuckling innings included 9 fours and 3 sixes, which boosted PBKS’s hopes. Shashank Singh also played a remarkable inning of 37 runs.

But RCB bowlers took timely wickets and scattered Punjab’s batting. Karn Sharma and Mohammed Siraj restricted Punjab’s innings to 181 by taking wickets at crucial junctures. For RCB, Siraj took 3 wickets, while Lockie Ferguson and Karn Sharma took 2 wickets each.

With this defeat, PBKS’s path to the playoffs has become difficult, while RCB has strengthened its position. There will be expectations of good performance from both the teams in future also.

PBKS vs RCB: Statement

Sam Curran | PBKS skipper: A lot of positive signs throughout the season, but not enough to get over the line unfortunately. We knew that we had the best side for the rest of the tournament and feel gutted for the team.

Gotta keep our heads up, keep learning and keep becoming better. Really enjoyed leading a great bunch of guys, would have loved a few more wins.

We had some highs, and some record run-chases as well,. Lots of disappointment and apologize to the fans, we will keep fighting. The ups and downs have been quite tough, but you gotta keep learning and keep working hard.

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