RCB bank on bowling
- Rajasthan will rely on their solid bowling attack
- Punjab to bank on the best batting line-up in the league
Royal Challengers Bangalore will regroup under Faf du Plessis for IPL 2022 and will be relying on their strong bowling attack to topple Punjab Kings in what should be a closely-fought contest. Rajasthan have odds of 1.77 to win this fixture, but much of that will hinge on how their best bowlers warm up to the game.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings have the best batting line-up among all 10 teams for IPL 2022. Banking on that, they have odds of 2.01 to win against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Mayank Agarwal-led unit will hope to correct mistakes from last time around and aim for an improved performance.
Closely-fought matches make it an interesting contest
Overall, Punjab Kings only have a slight advantage over Royal Challengers Bangalore. They have 15 wins and 13 losses against RCB over the years. In India, the record is even with 11 wins apiece.
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In the last four matches between these teams, Punjab Kings have won three and lost one, with each match making for some exciting contests.
Keep an eye on…
Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli hasn’t quite hit top gear in the IPL in the last couple of seasons. With captaincy off his shoulders, Virat Kohli will be RCB’s most important player and key batter. His form will decide RCB’s season.
Shahrukh Khan: Tamil Nadu batter and finisher, Shahrukh Khan, has been in terrific form in domestic cricket, and put in brilliant performances in the two domestic limited-overs tournament finals. He will do the finishing act for Punjab this season.
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