PBKS vs RCB IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore openers wreak havoc on Punjab Kings in the match at Mohali. RCB scored 174 runs losing 4 wickets in allotted 20 overs. With this, Punjab..
PBKS vs RCB IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore openers wreak havoc on Punjab Kings in the match at Mohali. RCB scored 174 runs losing 4 wickets in allotted 20 overs. With this, Punjab have a target of 175 runs. Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis, who came as openers for RCB, completed half centuries. Also, both of them shared a huge partnership of 137 runs for the first wicket.
But Kohli (59 runs) who played the first ball of the 17th over bowled by Harpreet Brar reached the pavilion as he was caught out. Glenn Maxwell, who came after Kohli, was also ducked on the very next ball. Later, Faf, who was playing with Dinesh Karthik, also took a big shot off the bowling of Nathan Ellis and took a catch. Not letting go of the opportunity, Punjab team captain Sam Curran took the catch. This forced Faf to retreat at 84 runs. And then DK also went back for 7 runs. Mahipal Lamrar(7) and Shahbaz Ahmed(5) who came at the end ended the innings not out.
The average first innings score at Mohali is 172. So this is a competitive score for sure!
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 20, 2023
Meanwhile, Punjab Kings, who entered the ring with a target of 175, did not get a good start. Atharva Taide (4) who turned the first ball of the first over bowled by Mohammad Siraj into a boundary for RCB. Also, Mathew Short was also clean bowled in the 3rd over bowled by Hasaran. Currently, there are Frabhsimran Singh (13) and Livingston (2) who came as an opener at the crease.
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