IPL 2021 Match 48 Royal Challenger Bangalore vs Punjab Kings Match Prediction for Today’s IPL Match – 3rd October 2021
After losing 3 consecutive games, Royal Challengers Bangalore have bounced back to achieve 2 back-to-back victories. Courtesy of that, they have reinforced their probabilities of qualifying for the playoffs. Currently, they are holding the third spot on the points table with fourteen points. With 3 matches still in hand, the franchise appearance is well set to make it to the next level.
Punjab Kings got a lifeline after their success over Kolkata Knight Riders in the last game. A defeat would have kicked them out of the race. However, they are still in it. But every game is sort of a knockout for the franchise. They have to win each of their remaining matches and hope for several alternative results to go their way.
Royal Challengers Bangalore News
George Garton made his debut within the IPL in the last game against Rajasthan Royals. He returned figures of 30/1 in 3 overs. There is an honest likelihood he may get another go.
Punjab Kings News
Chris Gayle has opted out of the tournament citing bio-bubble fatigue. He has been a part of many continuous bubbles and needs to refresh before representing the Indies in the T20 World cup next month.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings Head-t-head Records
Let’s have a glance at the head-to-head record for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings on today’s match prediction which can facilitate us to grasp who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has a higher probability of winning between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings?
Total Matches played: 29
Royal Challengers Bangalore Won: twelve
Punjab Kings Won: fifteen
No Result: zero
The Sharjah pitch has changed its nature completely from what it was last year. From being a batting paradise, it has become very sluggish. The batsmen struggle to attain whereas the slow bowlers are dominating.
On Sunday, the highest temperatures in Sharjah would be 38°C. The humidness would be around 47%.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings predicted playing XIs:
Here are the expected playing XIs of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings for the IPL 2021 match 48
Royal Challengers metropolis foretold playing XI:
- Virat Kohli (c)
- Devdutt Padikkal
- Srikar Bharat (wk.)
- Glen Maxwell
- AB de Villiers
- Daniel Christian
- George Garton
- Shahbaz Ahmed
- Harshal Patel
- Mohammed Siraj
- Yuzvendra Chahal
Punjab Kings foretold enjoying XI:
- KL Rahul (c & wk.)
- Mayank Agarwal
- Aiden Markram
- Nicholas Pooran
- Shahrukh Khan
- Deepak Hooda
- Fabian Allen
- Nathan Ellis
- Mohammed Shami
- Ravi Bishnoi
- Arshdeep Singh
This being a day game it is going to make the toss important. The surface tends to get slower below the sun. Hence, batting 1st might be a better selection.
Here is Our IPL 2021 RCB vs PBKS Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who can win today’s IPL Match 48, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings Match Prediction.
Case1: If Royal Challengers Bangalore bat 1st
First Innings score prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore can score 140-150
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore can win the match by 5-15 runs
Case2: If Punjab Kings bat 1st
First Innings score prediction: Punjab Kings can score 130-140
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore can win the match by five wickets
RCB vs PBKS nowadays Match Prediction
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab King’s match Prediction: each group has a tight bowling attack. However, as a result of more posture in the Royals Challengers Bangalore batting line-up, the chances would be slightly in favor of Virat Kohli and his men.