RCB vs PBKS Playing XIs, IPL 2024: What Changes Will Bengaluru Make Against Punjab?


The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 is in full swing, and after losing their first match to Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the sixth match of the tournament at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. In Bengaluru on Monday, March 25. In the opening match of IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had to face defeat by six wickets against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Punjab Kings (PBKS), on the other hand, started their campaign with a comprehensive win by defeating DC by four wickets.

With the help of their home crowd, RCB will try to win the first match of the season. PBKS will also look to improve their chances of reaching the playoffs by winning their first two games. Here are their predicted teams for Match 6 of IPL 2024.

RCB's probable XI

Faf du Plessis (captain)

In the opener against CSK, the RCB captain scored 35 runs with a strike rate of 152.17. He hit eight fours and would like to maintain his excellent form in this match also.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli scored 21 runs in 20 balls in the first match, which is very low according to him. He will try to increase his run count in this match.

Rajat Patidar

Rajat Patidar was out for zero in the first game. This match will be a great opportunity for them to make a comeback with the support of their home fans.

Glen Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell could not even open his account against CSK. So he will be even more determined to showcase his true abilities in front of his home crowd in this competition. Chinnaswamy's pitch will allow him to cause more damage to the opponent.

cameron green

Cameron Green could not contribute much runs in the first match, but he did take two wickets. He will aspire to improve his overall performance and contribute more to the team's profits.

Dinesh Karthik

In the opening match, Dinesh Karthik scored 38* runs in just 26 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes. His form will be important for RCB in this match also.

Anuj Rawat (wicketkeeper)

Anuj Rawat was the best batsman for RCB in their first match against CSK. He scored 48 runs in just 25 balls, which included four fours and three sixes. He will be desperate to maintain his form in this match also.

Mohammad Siraj

Mohammed Siraj did not play well in the last match, but due to his remarkable wicket-taking skills, he will be crucial in providing early success for RCB.

Karan Sharma

Karan Sharma bowled two overs in the last match and took one wicket for twenty-four runs. He is the primary man in RCB's spin attack and will look to improve his numbers in this match.

lockie ferguson

Lockie Ferguson is one of the new pacers added to the RCB roster for the 2024 season. The Kiwi bowler has so far taken 37 wickets in 38 IPL matches.

Mayank Dagar

Mayank Dagar was RCB's most economical bowler against CSK, giving away just six runs in his two overs. He is a talented all-rounder who will be keen to contribute further to the game.

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Yash Dayal/Suyash Prabhudesai

PBKS predicted XI

Shikhar Dhawan (captain)

Shikhar Dhawan scored 22 runs in 16 balls against DC, which included four fours. He will be looking to improve his strike rate in this game.

Prabhsimran Singh

Prabhsimran Singh played as an impressive batsman in the opening match and scored 26 runs with a strike rate of 152.94. Looking at his form, he should be included in the first eleven in this match.

Jitesh Sharma

Jitesh Sharma did not perform well in the last match, but his excellent hitting ability will be important for PBKS middle order to shine further.

Sam Curran

Sam Curran was in exceptional form in the last match, scoring 63 runs in 47 balls with the help of six fours and a six. In this match, he will try to rebuild his batting form along with contributing in the bowling department as well.

liam livingstone

Liam Livingstone was in his traditional destructive mode, scoring 38 not out at a strike rate of 180.95, which included two fours and three sixes. If he continues to do this, it will be more beneficial for PBKS.

Harpreet Brar

Harpreet Brar was PBKS's most economical bowler against DC, conceding only 14 runs in three overs and taking one wicket for his team. He is a quality all-rounder who will be eager to contribute more in the upcoming game.

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza is an excellent batsman who punches. He is also a good spinner who can take wickets at crucial moments in the game. Raza has scored 4,625 T20 runs and taken 133 wickets in this format.

Arshdeep Singh

Arshdeep Singh was at his best, taking two wickets for just 28 runs in his four overs. He also bowled fifteen dot balls, which is important to put pressure on the opposition team. PBKS will need to perform well on a batting-friendly pitch like Chinnaswamy.

Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel took two wickets against DC, although he was very expensive, giving away 47 runs in four overs. He will try to improve his statistics in this match.

Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada was not at his best and gave away 36 runs in four overs while taking only one wicket. He needs to raise his level so that PBKS can perform well in the powerplay.

Rahul Chahar

Rahul Chahar will once again be PBKS' favorite spinner this season. He was not at his best during the encounter against DC as he conceded 33 runs in four overs and took only one wicket. PBKS will rely on him to limit the opponents in the middle overs.

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Atharva Tayde/Vidvath Kawerappa

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