A.netplete efficiency from PBKS sailed them previous RCB by 54 runs.
The 60th match of IPL 2022 noticed Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings squaring off in opposition to one another with PBKS registering a.netprehensive 54-run victory over Faf du Plessis and his males. Profitable the toss, Bangalore selected to bowl first and the choice backfired.netpletely with Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone going loopy on the Brabourne Stadium.
Whereas Bairstow amassed 66 off 29 on the prime, giving a fairy story begin to his facet, Livingstone broke the again of RCB bowlers together with his 70 off 42. With splendid innings from Englishmen, Punjab posted an enormous complete of 209 runs on the board. Harshal Patel continued confirmed his class once more whereas selecting a four-for on the night time whereas Wanindu Hasaranga saved it tight from the opposite finish whereas conceding at a surprising 3.75 runs per over with two wickets.
Kagiso Rabada retains shining with the ball for PBKS
When it got here to chasing for RCB, they faltered as soon as once more as each openers within the type of Virat Kohli (20) and Faf du Plessis (10) stumbled early on. Rajat Patidar (26) and Glenn Maxwell (35) did give some hope to RCB however the effort was minuscule in entrance of the large required run fee. Kagiso Rabada was a stunner for PBKS but once more with three wickets to his tally whereas conceding at solely 5.25.
Dropping skipper, Faf du Plessis stated:
It was a superb rating, clearly Jonny the way in which he began put our bowlers beneath actually strain. I believed we pulled it again a bit. 200 was about par on that wicket, was a superb wicket. Once you’re chasing scores like that, you may’t afford to lose wickets in clusters and sadly, that’s what occurred to us. He (Kohli) is seeing the lighter facet of it, each single means that you would be able to probably get out, is going on to him. That’s how the sport works. All you are able to do is to maintain making an attempt exhausting, work exhausting and keep constructive. He performed some good pictures tonight, clearly would need him to hold on. Unhealthy patches occur to all of us, he’s taken it in the precise word. Not an awesome outing for us tonight. Will take a time off after which see how we will swap on for a sport that’s a must-win one for us. Another internet session isn’t going to make you a greater participant, it’s about making yourselves stronger within the thoughts. If we play to our potential, we’re a really sturdy facet. Sadly, we didn’t try this tonight.
Profitable skipper, Mayank Agarwal stated:
We have been good with the bat. Wicket was holding up a bit. The way in which Jonny and Livi batted, was wonderful. We haven’t modified quite a bit to be trustworthy, nearly understanding few conditions, understanding the wicket. Should be adaptable and versatile which we have now been, which is good. Can’t be too defensive with the ball. If batsman get going, it doesn’t matter, the boundaries don’t matter lately. Two factors probably the most essential factor for us. So long as the job will get performed, I’m fantastic batting at 5. Very very energetic particular person, very assured man (Arshdeep). Enjoys his cricket. Should say he’s the chief within the staff. He rallies round everybody, takes up the accountability, even goes up and speaks to the bowlers generally.
Participant of the Match, Jonny Bairstow stated:
It’s a type of days. A few these.nete off and it’s your day. Many high quality bowlers within the IPL and generally you’ve bought to attempt to get them off their lengths (taking over Josh). It’s a.netpletely completely different.netmodity, enjoying with England and enjoying right here. Stats would recommend I fairly take pleasure in opening the batting. The bats are superb, I need to admit.
Checklist of awardees from RCB vs PBKS match
Sport Changer of the match- Harshal Patel
Tremendous Striker of the match- Jonny Bairstow
Most Sixes- Jonny Bairstow
Energy Participant of the match- Jonny Bairstow
Most Helpful Asset of the match- Jonny Bairstow
Quickest Supply of the match- Mohammed Siraj
Most Fours- Liam Livingstone