IPL 2023
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Updated: 20 April 2023

IPL 2023 PBKS vs RCB: Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, And Squads. Punjab Kings, captained by Shikhar Dhawan will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in their sixth game in the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Punjab Kings have won three games out of five in IPL 2023 and they are ranked in 7th place in the points table.

On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore won only two games out of five in this season of IPL. RCB lost the last match to CSK in a high-scoring thriller. They would be eager to return to winning ways after a loss in their previous game against Chennai Super Kings.

IPL 2023 PBKS vs RCB Match Details

Match: Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Venue: PCB IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Day & Date: Thursday & April 20

Time: 03:30 PM IST

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PBKS vs RCB Head-To-Head Record

Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore came across each other 30 times in IPL. Punjab won 17 games out of these 30 games, and RCB won the remaining 13 games. RCB would want to better their record against Punjab Kings by winning this game on Thursday.

PBKS Vs RCB Pitch Report

The pitch at the IS Bindra Stadium favours both batsmen and bowlers. The average total at this stadium is 163. So the match at this ground may not be high-scoring. Batsmen can score freely after settling down on the wicket. The weather forecast for Mohali is clear for Thursday with no chance of rain.

IPL 2023 PBKS vs RCB Prediction

Punjab Kings are likely to defeat RCB as they have a well-balanced squad. Their skipper Shikhar Dhawan is the form of his life. Also, talented youngsters like Jitesh Sharma and Shahrukh Khan are performing well. All-rounders like Sam Curran and Sikandar Raza played a key role in Punjab’s wins this year.

For RCB, their skipper Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell are in supreme form. However other batsmen in the batting line-up failed to give enough support to these players. Also, bowlers like Harshal Patel and Wayne Parnell failed to make an impact this season of IPL. However if RCB managed to put a total of 200 in front of Punjab courtesy of their strong top-order, we can get to see a thriller on Thursday.

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PBKS vs RCB Dream11 Team

Captain: Virat Kohli  

Vice-captain: Glenn Maxwell

Wicketkeeper:  Jitesh Sharma

Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Shikhar Dhawan, Prabhsimran Singh

Bowler: Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh

All Rounder: Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza

PBKS Vs RCB Probable Playing 11

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Matthew Short, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada,

Impact Player: Rishi Dhawan

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (c), Harshal Patel, Wayne Parnell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Vijay Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed

Impact Player: Karn Sharma

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IPL 2023 PBKS vs RCB Full Squad

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Atharva Taide, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Baltej Singh, Gurnoor Brar, Raj Bawa, Shivam Singh, Matthew Short, Nathan Ellis, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Mohit Rathee, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Sikandar Raza, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Rishi Dhawan

Royal Challengers Bangalore:  Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Suyash Prabhudessai, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Glenn Maxwell, W Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Karn Sharma, Mahipal Lomror, Wayne Parnell, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Md Siraj, Himanshu Sharma, David Willey, Michael Bracewell, Siddarth Kaul, Akash Deep, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vyshak Vijay Kumar,