IPL 2021- RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings.
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Match Preview:
Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Punjab Kings in the 48th match of the Indian Premier League, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, on Sunday.
The Virat Kohli-led side finally got back to winning ways after losing two consecutive matches in the UAE leg. They secured a dominating win against Rajasthan by seven wickets in their previous encounter.
Glenn Maxwell is in sublime form and he is the key player for them. Virat Kohli and his boys have lost their last three matches against Punjab Kings and they need to be more careful this time around. They currently sit at the third spot in the standings with 14 points.
Punjab, on the other hand, exuded great character to secure victory against Kolkata and kept their hopes of making it to the play-offs alive. Heading into this game, as the race to play-offs is already heated, both the teams will be keen on clinching victory and it would thus be an intriguing contest to watch out for.
The tournament is wide open and there are five teams battling for the remaining playoff spots. Kings finally found their finisher in the form of Shahrukh Khan. However, they still mainly rely on their openers. Punjab must win their remaining matches to give themselves a chance of seeking into the playoffs.
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Match Details:
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Date & Time: 3rd Oct, at 03:30 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Pitch Report:
The pitch of the Dubai International Cricket Stadium offers lots of assistance to pacers in the powerplay and wickets in hand will be key at this venue. as batting will become easier as the match progress.
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Probable Playing XIs:
RCB: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, George Garton, Harshal Patel, Dan Christian, Srikar Bharat (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
PBKS: KL Rahul (c, wk), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Deepak Hooda, Nathan Ellis, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Top Picks for RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Devdutt Padikkal has impressed the cricketing world with his aesthetic shots and also with his temperament. He was the Emerging Player of the Tournament in the last edition of the IPL and is extending his good run of form In 10 matches so far in this IPL, he has scored 309 runs at an average of 34.33.
Kona Srikar Bharat is getting pressure off from the other batters. RCB have found a reliable number 3 in him, and he is exceptional behind the stumps as well. In 3 innings in this IPL, Bharat has scored 92 runs, with the highest score of 44.
Glenn Maxwell is a dangerous customer with the bat and he is heading into this match on the back of 2 successive half-centuries. He is the leading run-scorer for RCB in this IPL with 350 runs in 10 innings and has picked up 3 wickets as well.
Harshal Patel has been the best bowler for the Bangalore side in the 2021 edition of the Indian T20 League. Patel is currently the highest wicket-taker in the tournament and has scalped a staggering 26 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 13.31.
KL Rahul scored a match-winning 67 off 55 deliveries for the Punjab outfit in their encounter against Kolkata and helped his side win the match with 5 wickets to spare. Rahul has currently scored 489 runs in 11 innings in the 2021 edition of the Indian T20 League and has scored his runs at an average of 54.33.
Mayank Agarwal is a consistent performer for Punjab Kings at the top of the order. He likes to be busy at the crease and did really well for his 40 runs against Knight Riders. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 372 runs in 10 matches at an average of 41.33.
Ravi Bishnoi has been exceptional for Punjab. In the last game, he picked up two crucial wickets of Venkatesh Iyer and Rahul Tripathi. He can be the other good pick for this game.
Arshdeep Singh is the leading wicket-taker for Punjab Kings in this edition. In 10 matches, he has bagged 16 wickets at an economy of 7.71.
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
|Player||Statistics (Last 5 matches)||Dream 11 Points|
|Devdutt Padikkal||123 runs||12, 29, 95, 10, 58|
|Glenn Maxwell||127 runs + 3 wickets||2, 10, 42, 154, 74|
|Harshal Patel||46 runs + 9 wickets||40, 20, 57, 148, 83|
|KL Rahul||249 runs||132, 75, 36, 35, 87|
|Mayank Agarwal||242 runs||44, 141, 110, 9, 67|
|Arshdeep Singh||10 wickets||30, 161, 47, 4, 99|
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Devdutt Padikkal, Lokesh Rahul
Vice-Captain – Mayank Agarwal, Glenn Maxwell
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Lokesh Rahul, Kona Srikar Bharat
Batsmen– Mayank Agarwal(vc), Aiden Markram, Devdutt Padikkal(c)
All Rounders– Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed
Bowlers– Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RCB vs PBKS Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Lokesh Rahul(c)
Batsmen– Virat Kohli, A de Villiers, Shahrukh Khan, Devdutt Padikkal
All Rounders– Glenn Maxwell(vc), Shahbaz Ahmed
Bowlers– Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis
RCB vs PBKS IPL 2021 Probable Winner:
Royal Challengers Bangalore are expected to win this match of IPL 2021.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.