Tonight in IPL 2021, it’s Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings. Ahead of the big match, we bring you the predicted XI, PrizePicks Fantasy Tips, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
The viewers can catch live action on the Star Sports network and Disney Hotstar.
Head To Head
|Punjab Kings won: 14|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore Won: 12|
|No Result: 0|
Hot and humid with no chance of rain.
The pitch will be a little slower in the first half and will get better to bat as the match progresses. A usual advantage will be with the sides who bat second as there is heavy dew in the stadium Ahmedabad.
Injury and Availability News
No injury concerns for both sides ahead of the match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings– Fantasy Tips
From PBKS KL Rahul and Chris Gayle as batsmen should be picked whereas Ravi Bishnoi should also be selected.
Top Fantasy Picks
Ab de Villiers: The legendary RCB batsman keeps getting better with age and always scores runs under pressure. The onus will again be on Ab in the death overs and behind the stumps which is why he should be the first pick in your team.
Virat Kohli: The RCB skipper Virat Kohli has a tremendous record in Ahmedabad and is again expected to lead from the front for his side.
Ravi Bishnoi: The talented Ravi Bishnoi can emerge as a game-changer with the ball in tonight’s match. He can trouble both De Villiers and Kohli, hence Bishnoi should be an automatic pick in your fantasy XI.
KL Rahul: The Punjab Kings skipper is a run machine for his side and will look to bat deep on a challenging Ahmedabad pitch which makes him a sure shot selection in your fantasy team.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul (c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Ravi Bishnoi, Jhye Richardson/ Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Ab de Villiers
Vice-Captain: Chris Gayle
Fantasy Team option 1
Wicket-Keeper – KL Rahul, Ab de Villiers
Batsmen- Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran
All-Rounders – Kyle Jamieson, Glen Maxwell
Bowlers – Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi
PrizePicks Team option 2
Mayank Agarwal, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell (c), Ab de Villiers (VC), Shahrukh Khan, Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi