RCB beat PBKS by 24 runs and won their third win of this IPL. We have seen a marvelous batting display of Virat Kohli and Faf Du Plessis in this match, which brought RCB’s score to 174 runs. It was a two-paced wicket and scoring 174 runs on such a wicket never seems an easy task. On the other hand, RCB bowlers did their job very well. Siraj never left his line and did his bowling with accuracy.
All it started with RCB’s batting where RCB’s opening partnerships of 137 runs. It was expected that other batters would take the team’s score to 190 but PBKS bowled amazingly and restricted them to 174 runs. Harpreet Brar was the highest wicket-taker of Punjab’s innings who took 2 wickets.
Punjab expected a good start but Siraj’s pace attack had some different plans. PBKS lost their 4 important wickets in their power plays. RCB did their job very well in power plays in this IPL, they just want to continue it for the next overs also.
Prabhsimran took the innings forward with some boundaries. But he got out after scoring some quick runs. Jitesh joined the party and started building some partnerships. PBKS needed 50 runs in 5 overs, which was chasable. But they didn’t have enough wickets remaining and Siraj took advantage of it and took two more wickets in his last over of the spell. RCB won this match comfortably by 24 runs.
Highlights Scorecard In 1st Innings
|Faf Du Plessis||84 runs off 56 balls|
|Virat Kohli||59 runs off 47 balls|
|Arshadeep Singh||4o – 34r – 1w|
|Harpreet Brar||3o – 31r – 2w|
Highlights Scorecard In 2nd Innings
|Prabhsimran Singh||46 runs off 30 balls|
|Jitesh Sharma||41 runs off 27 balls|
|Mohammad Siraj||4o – 21r – 4w|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||4o – 39r – 2w|
|Harshal Patel||3.5o – 22- 1w|
|Wayne Parnell||3o – 32- 1w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S.No.||Player Name||Runs scored||Wickets Taken|
|1.||Faf Du Plessis||84||–|
Man OF The Match
Mohammad Siraj got Player of The Match for his tremendous bowling. He got important wickets of Taide and dangerous Livingstone in power plays. He helped teams to take commands in the initial stage and couldn’t give any chance to PBKS to score runs in power plays.
All other bowlers got a bit expensive but Siraj stuck to his line and length. Jitesh Sharma was taking his team forward slowly but Siraj didn’t let them build any big partnerships.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Faf Du Plessis is the highest scorer of the match who scored 84 runs off 56 balls. In this innings, he smashed 5 fours and 5 sixes. He took charge of bowlers from the start and built an amazing partnership with Virat Kohli to take his team to the score of 174 runs.
Highest Wicket Taker
Siraj was the highest wicket-taker in this match taking four important wickets for PBKS. Inswinging from Siraj was unplayable and the last two wickets he took was very important because Jitesh were trying to build a partnership with Harpreet Brar. But Siraj was up to his prime form and didn’t let them score the final runs of the match.
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