Date: April 20, 2023
Time: 3:30 pm IST
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
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Punjab Kings are set to take on the Bengaluru-based franchise at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, during the day-match on April 20, Thursday. Both Punjab and Bangalore have been performing well, giving fans enough jitters and thrills in all of their matches. Where Punjab have won three of their matches, Bangalore have won two out of their five matches, and with that they hang at the fifth and seventh spot of the point tables, respectively.
The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium is known for its good batting surface, which allows batters to score good runs due to its good bounces and pace. The average score at this stadium is around 165.
Punjab Kings have undoubtedly one of most powerful teams in the IPL 2023, with strong bowling as well as batting side. With names like Shikhar Dhawan, Matthew Short, Sikandar Raza and Sam Curran, in their batting lineup, and Kagiso Rabada, Curran and Arshdeep Singh in their bowling department, Punjab hold a dominating position in the tournament.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Punjab Kings
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Similar to Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore also possess a powerful team with Virat Kohli and Faf-du Plessis being consistent during the season. Though the team comes with a good batting department, the bowling department of the team has been a matter of concern throughout the season, with the bowlers, leaking runs in the death overs and failing heavily when it comes to defending the runs.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Wayne Parnell, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj
The Dhawan and Co. will win their upcoming fixture against the Bengaluru-based franchise and mark their fourth win in the tournament.
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