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PBKS vs RCB Match - 25 March 2024 - RCB won by 4 wickets

RCB vs PBKS: Royal Challengers Bengaluru Won By 4 Wickets

In the 6th match of the season at the vibrant M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Royal Challengers Bengaluru faced off against Punjab Kings (RCB vs PBKS).

Let check out PBKS vs RCB head to head in the IPL.

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Around 84 matches played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. 37 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st). While 47 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).

31 games played between the PBKS vs RCB. PBKS has managed to win on 17 occasions. While RCB has managed to win on 14 occasions.


PBKS vs RCB - Toss Moment
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RCB, winning the toss, opted to field first, setting the stage for an exciting chase.

“We are going to have a bowl. It looks like a pretty good wicket but also because of the way our team is set up. The boys are excited for the season. In any game of cricket, you can’t have clusters of wickets and we have to improve on that. Same team and one or two options on changing the substitutions.”

Faf du Plesis, Skipper

“We would have bowled first. But looking forward to batting first now. We did a lot of right things in the first game and that’s why we ended up on the winning side. We have to keep improving each game. Same team.”

Shikhar Dhawan, Skipper:

RCB Team

Virat KohliFaf Du Plessis (c)Cameron Green
Rajat PatidarGlenn MaxwellAnuj Rawat (wk)
Dinesh KarthikMahipal LomrorAlzarri Joseph
Mayank DagarMohammed SirajYash Dayal


Shikhar Dhawan (c)Jonny BairstowSimran Singh
Liam LivingstoneSam CurranJitesh Sharma (wk)
Shashank SinghHarpreet BrarArshdeep Singh
Harshal PatelKagiso RabadaRahul Chahar

First Innings

PBKS Batting

PBKS vs RCB - Punjab Kings' Batting
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PBKS opened their innings with determination. Shikhar Dhawan, the seasoned opener, scored a steady 45 off 37 balls.

While Jitesh Sharma and Simran Singh contributed quickfire scores of 27 (20) and 25 (17) respectively. Their efforts took PBKS to a competitive score.

RCB Bowling

PBKS vs RCB - Royal Challengers Bangalore's Bowling at M Chinnaswamy Stadium
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RCB’s bowlers, however, were up to the task. Mohammed Siraj led the attack with impressive figures of 2/26 in his 4 overs.

Glenn Maxwell, with his off-spin, managed to snag 2 wickets for 29 runs in 3 overs. And Yash Dayal supported well with 1/23 in 4 overs.

Second Innings

RCB Batting

PBKS vs RCB - Virat Kohli's batting
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Chasing the target, RCB’s batting lineup shone brightly. Virat Kohli, the maestro, played a captain’s knock scoring 77 runs off 49 balls.

Dinesh Karthik provided a fiery finish with an unbeaten 28 off just 10 balls. Rajat Patidar chipped in with a crucial 18 runs.

PBKS Bowling

PBKS vs RCB - Punjab Kings' Bowling
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PBKS bowlers tried to defend their total valiantly. Harpreet Brar was the standout bowler with 2 wickets for just 13 runs in his quota of 4 overs.

Kagiso Rabada also took 2 wickets, conceding 23 runs, and Sam Curran added one more to the tally.

Man of the Match

PBKS vs RCB - Virat Kohli is the Man of the Match
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In the end, RCB crossed the line with 4 wickets in hand, marking a memorable victory.

Virat Kohli’s splendid performance earned him the ‘Man of the Match’ title, as he steered his team to triumph.

This match was a testament to the thrilling nature of cricket. Where fortunes can turn in mere overs, and heroes can emerge in the blink of an eye.

RCB’s win adds another exciting chapter to their storied rivalry with PBKS.