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IPL 2021 RCB vs PBKS highlights: RCB wins by 6 runs, qualifies for playoffs

Yuzvendra Chahal was again the star with figures of 3/29 in 4 overs

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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(RCB) beat (PBKS) by six runs to qualify for the IPL playoffs at Sharjah Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Batting first, RCB posted 164 for 7 and then restricted Punjab to 158 for 6 in 20 overs.

was again the star with figures of 3/29 in 4 overs. RCB now have 16 points and have officially become the third team after CSK and DC to have made it to last four stage.

Earlier, scored 57 off 33 balls while Devdutt Padikkal contributed 40 in Royal Challengers Bangalore's 164 for 7 against in Match 48 of 14th edition of (IPL 2021) at Sharjah Cricket Ground today.


Skipper scored 25 while (3/39) and Moises Henriques (3/12) were the chief wicket takers.

This is the highest total this season in Sharjah.

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Punjab Kings' scorecard

Batter Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
KL Rahul c Harshal Patel b Shahbaz Ahmed 38 33 1 2
Mayank Agarwal c Siraj b Chahal 57 42 6 2
Nicholas Pooran c Padikkal b Chahal 3 7 0 0
Aiden Markram c Christian b Garton 20 14 2 1
Sarfaraz Khan b Chahal 0 1 0 0
Shahrukh Khan runout (Harshal Patel) 16 11 1 1
Moises Henriques not out 12 9 0 1
Harpreet Brar not out 3 2 0 0
Total: 158-6 in 20 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mohammed Shami 4 0 33 0
George Garton 4 0 27 1
Shahbaz Ahmed 3 0 29 1
Harshal Patel 4 0 27 0
Yuzvendra Chahal 4 0 29 3
Daniel Christian 1 0 11 0


Royal Challengers Bangalore's scorecard

Batter Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Virat Kohli b Henriques 25 24 2 1
Devdutt Padikkal c Rahul b Henriques 40 38 4 2
Daniel Christian c Sarfaraz b Henriques 0 1 0 0
Glenn Maxwell c Sarfaraz b Shami 57 33 3 4
AB de Villiers runout (Sarfaraz) 23 18 1 2
Shahbaz Ahmed b Shami 8 4 0 1
Srikar Bharat not out 0 0 0 0
George Garton b Shami 0 1 0 0
Harshal Patel not out 1 1 0 0
Total: 164-7 in 20 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Aiden Markram 1 0 5 0
Mohammed Shami 4 0 39 3
Arshdeep Singh 3 0 42 0
Ravi Bishnoi 4 0 35 0
Harpreet Brar 4 0 26 0
Moises Henriques 4 0 12 3


RCB vs PBKS: live scorecard
 

 

RCB vs PBKS playing 11
 
RCB playing 11: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Christian, George Garton, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, .
 
PBKS playing 11: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.

RCB’s playoffs qualification scenarios
 
only need a won in its last three matches to qualify for the playoffs as Kolkata and Mumbai have lost their recent matches. Three wins in as many matches will give RCB a chance to finish among the top two if CSK or DC slip up in their last couple of matches. However, if the RCB loses all three remaining matches, the Virat Kohli-led side could be eliminated given four teams could end up on 14 points, vying for two qualification spots.
 
Punjab’s playoffs qualification scenarios
 
A win for the will keep them in contention for the crucial 14-point total. Even if PBKS gets there, they'll need other outcomes to go its way in order to qualify. After a loss, the KL Rahul-led side will be grasping at the thinnest of lifelines, with some extremely strict outcome needs.

RCB vs PBKS Live streaming and telecast details
 
The RCB vs PBKS match will be telecast live on the Star Sports 1 HD/SD and Star Sports Hindi 1 HD/SD with English and Hindi commentary respectively. You can watch the live streaming of RCB vs PBKS match on Hotstar+Disney, Jio TV and airtel stream.
 
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