RCB vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 48. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings will take on each other in their next clash of IPL 2021. RCB vs PBKS, the 48th match of the tournament, will take place on October 3 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE. RCB hold the 3rd spot in the points table with 14 points while PBKS take 5th place in the points table with 10 points.
Punjab Kings won their previous clash against Kolkata Knight Riders. Asked to bat first, KKR put up 165-7 on the board. Opener Venkatesh Iyer played a marvellous knock of 67 runs. Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana added 34 and 31 respectively. Arshdeep Singh bowled a great spell for PBKS, scalping 3 wickets.
Later, KL Rahul smashed 67 runs while Mayank Agarwal hit 40. With a 70-run opening stand, both gave a good start to the team. Later, Shahrukh Khan played a blistering knock of 22 off 9 balls to get the winning runs for the team. Reaching the target with 3 balls to space, PBKS won by 5 wickets.
Talking about Royal Challengers Bangalore, the team defeated Rajasthan Royals in their last match. Batting first, RR openers Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal hit 58 and 31 respectively, along with a 77-run opening stand. However, the rest batsmen lost their wickets cheaply and RR evenutally piled up 149-9 on the scoreboard.
Later, RCB openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal played decent knocks of 25 and 22. One-down Srikar Bharat smacked 44 runs while Glenn Maxwell hit an unbeaten 50. RCB comfortably chased down the target in just 17.1 overs and won the match by 7 wickets.
RCB vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 48
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings match of IPL 2021 will take place at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on October 3 (Sunday). Since the day will observe double-header matches, the RCB vs PBKS match will be played in the afternoon.
According to weather.com, the temperature at Sharjah city on October 3 will be about 38° Celcius during the day. The sky will be mostly cloudy but the chances of rains are only 6%. Hence, we can say that rains will not affect the match. The humidity will be around 50%.
The Sharjah Cricket Stadium has witnessed multiple low-scoring matches in IPL 2021, where the teams finished with a total of less than 140 or 130 on the scoreboard. Batsmen have also found the wicket at Sharjah Cricket Stadium hard to bat on. The average first innings total in T20Is is 149 while the average 2nd innings total is 131.