PBKS vs BLR Team Prediction: Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 30 April 2021 (Ahmedabad). Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, KL Rahul, and Harshal Patel will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Punjab Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the league match of IPL 2021, aka Indian Premier League, which will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Punjab Kings have won two of their six games, and they need to bounce back. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have been scoring runs, whereas Deepak Hooda has also been great in the tournament. The bowling will rely on Mohammad Shami and Chris Jordan.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have won five of their games, and they are in brilliant form. Glenn Maxwell and Ab de Villiers have been brilliant in the tournament, whereas Virat and Devdutt are also looking in good touch. The bowling of Harshal Patel has been great, whereas Kyle Jamieson & Mohammad Siraj are also bowling well.
Pitch Report – This track has been supportive for both batsmen and bowlers. The average 1st innings batting score in the IPL 2021 games played here is 149 runs.
Total IPL 2021 Games: 3; Batting 1st Won: 1; Batting 2nd Won: 2
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Stadium:- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad; Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Sams, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, and Mayank Agarwal.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Punjab Kings – Mohammad Shami
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Harshal Patel
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda, and Harshal Patel.
PBKS vs BLR Team Wicket-Keeper
KL Rahul (Price 10.5) and AB de Villiers (Price 10) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. KL Rahul has scored 240 runs at an average of 48.00 this season, whereas ABD has scored 204 runs at a strike rate of 174.35. Both of them are genuine run-scorers.
PBKS vs BLR Team Batsmen
Mayank Agarwal (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Punjab Kings. Agarwal scored 424 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 38.54, whereas he has scored 161 at an average of 26.83 this season.
Virat Kohli (Price 10.5) and Devdutt Padikkal (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Padikkal has scored 188 runs at an average of 47.00, whereas Virat has not been excellent, but he has scored 163 runs this season.
[Glenn Maxwell has been dropped due to credit issues]
PBKS vs BLR Team All-Rounders
Daniel Sams (Price 8) will be our all-rounder from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sams scalped 11 wickets in recent BBL, whereas he scored 200 runs with the bat, and he is helpful in managing credits.
Deepak Hooda (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Punjab Kings. Hooda has scored 110 runs at a strike rate of 154.92 this season, whereas he will bowl a few overs of spin.
PBKS vs BLR Team Bowlers
Arshdeep Singh (Price 8.5) and Chris Jordan (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Punjab Kings. Singh has scalped seven wickets in the tournament, whereas Jordan is a T20 specialist, and he can also contribute with the bat.
Harshal Patel (Price 9) and Mohammad Siraj (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Patel has scalped 17 wickets in the tournament, whereas Siraj has scalped six at an economy of 7.26. Harshal is the highest wicket-taker of IPL 2021 so far.
Alternative Changes: Virat Kohli and Chris Jordan Out; Glenn Maxwell and Mohammad Shami In.
Match Prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
KL Rahul and Virat Kohli
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + AB de Villiers and Devdutt Padikkal/Glenn Maxwell
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.