KL Rahul and Virat Kohli
KL Rahul and Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)

RCB vs PBKS Head to Head Records, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s H2H Record Against Punjab Kings- IPL 2021 Match 48. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will take on each other in their next game of IPL 2021. The RCB vs PBKS match will take place on October 3 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. RCB currently take the 3rd spot in the IPL 2021 points table with 14 points while PBKS hold the 5th spot with 10 points.

Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals in their previous clash. Batting first, Sanju Samson-led RR put up 149-9 on the scoreboard. Evin Lewis (58) smacked a spectacular half-century while batting as an opener. His opening partner Yashasvi Jaiswal also hit 31 runs. However, after the top order lost their wickets, the other batsmen got out cheaply.

Evin Lewis
Evin Lewis. Image-Twitter

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Harshal Patel picked 3 wicket-haul while Yuzvendra Chahal and Shahbaz Ahmed picked 2 wickets each. For RCB, openers Virat Kohli (25) and Devdutt Padikkal (22) played decent knocks. Later, Srikar Bharat hit 44 runs while Glenn Maxwell smacked unbeaten 50. In just 17.1 overs, RCB managed to reach the target with 7 wickets in hand.

Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell
Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell (Image: Twitter)

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Punjab Kings won their previous game against Kolkata Knight Riders. Batting first, KKR put up a good total of 165-7 at Dubai International Stadium. Opener Venkatesh Iyer slammed an incredible knock of 67. Later, with Rahul Tripathi’s 34 and Nitish Rana’s 31, KKR reached 165-7 on 20 overs. For PBKS, pacer Arshdeep Singh picked 3 wickets.

Later during the chase, skipper and opener, KL Rahul hit 67 runs while Mayank Agarwal hit a quickfire 40. Towards the death overs, Shahrukh Khan smacked 22 off 9, helping PBKS to reach the target in the final over as PBKS won by 5 wickets.

Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021. (Photo: IPL)

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RCB vs PBKS Head to Head Records, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s H2H Record Against Punjab Kings- IPL 2021 Match 48

RCB vs PBKS Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches RCB Won PBKS Won  Tied
Overall 27 12 15 0
At Sharjah Cricket Stadium 1 0 1 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
IPL 2021 1 0 1 0

Successful Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting
Innings RCB Won PBKS Won
First Batting 6 6
Second Batting 6 9
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul (Image Credit: Twitter)

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RCB vs PBKS – Top players’ stats

Stats RCB PBKS
Highest Individual Score KL Rahul- 132* Adam Gilchrist- 106
Best Batting Average KL Rahul- 79.67 Ravi Bopara- 101.50
Most runs Chris Gayle- 873 Shaun Marsh- 266
Best economy rate Sachin Baby- 4.0 David Hussey- 4.50
Most wickets Yuzvendra Chahal- 22 Sandeep Sharma- 16
Best Bowling figures Sreenath Aravind- 4/14 Piyush Chawla- 4/17