Bangalore and Punjab will be playing the 48th match of the 2021 Indian T20 League. The game will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, at 3:30 PM (IST). On 30th April, Bangalore and Punjab played the first leg of the Indian T20 League 2021 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. KL Rahul and Prabhsimran Singh opened the innings for Punjab. Prabhsimran Singh made seven runs off seven balls and was dismissed on the third delivery of the fourth over.
Rahul, along with Chris Gayle, added 80 runs for the second wicket. After Gayle's dismissal, Punjab lost a couple of wickets, and it looked like the team lost track. However, Rahul stayed till the end and guided the team to a total of 179 runs in 20 overs. Harpreet Brar made 25 runs off 17 deliveries. Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal could add only 19 runs for the first wicket. Riley Meredith picked the wicket of Padikkal. Rajat Patidar and Kohli added 43 runs for the second wicket.
Punjab introduced Harpreet Brar into the attack when it looked like Bangalore had gained enough momentum. He dismissed Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and AB de Villiers within a span of three overs. He put Punjab in the driving seat, and the rest of the bowlers completely dismantled Bangalore's innings. Bangalore made 145 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Harpreet Brar was adjudged player of the match for his performance.
We have included today's Indian T20 League match probable playing 11, today match pitch report, today's weather report, and match prediction today in this article. Also, we have mentioned an new fantasy app for you in the end.
Bangalore and Punjab have played a total of 27 games against each other. Bangalore has won 12 games, while Punjab has won 15 games. Punjab has dominated the Punjab vs Bangalore head-to-head battles.
Bangalore Playing 11
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Punjab Playing 11
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Nathan Ellis, Arshdeep Singh
1. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell is one of the most exciting players in this season. He scored 300 runs in the first ten matches at an average of 33.33 and a strike rate of 138.24. He has hit three half-centuries in the tournament. In the match against Mumbai, he made 56 runs off just 37 deliveries. Maxwell picked two wickets in four overs and gave away 23 runs.
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer for the Bangalore team. He has made 307 runs in ten games at an average of 34.11 and a strike rate of 122.80. Kohli has hit three half-centuries in the Indian T20 League 2021.
1. KL Rahul
KL Rahul has scored the second-most runs in the tournament. He is the leading run-scorer for Punjab this season. Rahul has made 401 runs in nine games at an average of 57.28 and a strike rate of 135.01.
2. Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh is the leading wicket-taker for Punjab in the tournament. He has picked 13 wickets in eight games at an average of 15.69, an economy of 7.74, and a strike rate of 12.1. He is one of the three bowlers to pick a fifer in the tournament.
You can pick Virat Kohli or KL Rahul as the captain of the Indian T20 League match today. You can pick Chris Gayle or Glenn Maxwell as the vice-captain of today T20 match.
Pitch Report Today Match
Bangalore and Punjab will be playing this game at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The ground has remained slow in the past few games. This being a day game, the pitch might remain slow here as well. Spinners are likely to have a great day here.
Today Weather Report
The temperature during the game is likely to remain between 31°C and 37°C. The atmosphere is likely to be partly cloudy. The humidity will be over 50%.
Our prediction is Bangalore might win this game. It was our Bangalore vs Punjab match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is a new fantasy cricket app. Follow our social media handles to remain updated.