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IPL 2024 Match 58, PBKS vs RCB – Stats Preview of Players’ Records and Approaching Milestones

IPL 2024 Match 58, PBKS vs RCB - Stats Preview of Players' Records and Approaching Milestones

IPL 2024: Match 58, PBKS vs RCB Stats Preview ( Photo source : IPL )

Punjab Kings (PBKS) will lock horns with Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in match 58 of the 17th edition of the IPL 2024 on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.

The Kings have won four matches and lost seven matches so far in the tournament and are currently at the eighth place in the points table. Thus, Punjab Kings would like to come back to their winning momentum.

On the other hand, RCB have also won four matches and lost seven. They are currently in seventh place in the points table.

The Kings would like to take revenge for the previous encounter between these two held in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru as they lost by four wickets. This will be an important game for both teams concerning the future of the tournament.

Speaking about the last game of the Punjab Kings, they had a poor outing with the bat and managed to score only 139 while chasing an under-par total of 168 against CSK. Prabhsimran Singh 30(23)  played well which kept Kings in the chase initially but they lost him and the wrong time and collapsed.

Harshal Patel (4-0-24-3) bowled well to help Punjab Kings restrict Super Kings to an under-par total. Rahul Chahar (4-0-23-3) also bowled superbly and gave excellent support to Harshal Patel as they restricted Super Kings to 167. Kings will be hoping their players to continue the good form and also have good support from their batters.

Meanwhile, in RCB’s last game, skipper Faf Du Plessis 64 (23) played magnificent innings while Virat Kohli 42 (27) also played superb knock and gave excellent support to du Plessis as RCB chased the small target within 14 overs. However, the team struggled for a while as they lost six wickets in quick time. In the end, Dinesh Karthik 21*(12) and Swapnil Singh 15*(9) held their nerves and took Challengers over the victory line.

Yash Dayal (4-0-21-2) bowled well in the previous game restricted Gujarat Titans to an under-par total. Mohammed Siraj (4-0-29-2) was also impressive and gave excellent support to Dayal.

Meanwhile, let us look at the stats and numbers ahead of the Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru clash:

PBKS vs RCB Head-to-Head: PBKS and RCB have met each other 32 times in the tournament’s history, with the Kings winning on 17 occasions and RCB clinching 15 victories.

61 – Liam Livingstone (939) needs 61 to reach 1000 runs in IPL.

1 – Shikhar Dhawan (99) needs another catch to reach 100 in IPL.

15 – Faf du Plessis (4485) needs another 15 to reach 4500 runs in IPL.

3 – Glenn Maxwell (47) needs three more catches to reach 50 in the Indian Premier League.

9 – Virat Kohli (691) needs another nine fours to reach 700 in IPL.

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