IPL-2022, Match 60, PBKS vs RCB Highlights: Punjab Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs in the 60th match of the TATA IPL 2022 season at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
Punjab Kings started their innings like a fairytale as Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow built a partnership of 60 runs before Shikhar lost his wicket at the score of 21 runs as Glen Maxwell knocked his wicket off. Jonny Bairstow ended up scoring 66 runs in just 29 balls hitting 7 maximums and 4 fours which gave Punjab the necessary boost for a high total. Liam Livingstone in the middle scored 70 runs in just 42 balls hitting 4 sixes and 5 fours. Harshal Patel grabbed 4 wickets for Bangalore as Punjab ended up scoring 209/9 by the end of 20 overs.
While chasing, Royal Challengers Bangalore had a quickfire start before Virat Kohli went back to the pavilion at the score of 20 runs in 14 balls. Glen Maxwell top-scored for Royal Challengers Bangalore scoring 35 runs in just 22 balls. Rajat Patidar also scored 26 runs but due to a lack of overall batting contribution RCB wasn’t able to reach the target as they scored 155/9 by end of 20 overs. Kagiso Rabada picked up 3 wickets for Punjab Kings.
Brief Scores: Punjab Kings: 209 for 9 in 20 overs (Jonny Bairstow 66, Liam Livingstone 70; Harshal Patel (4/33)) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore: 155/9 (Maxwell 35; Kagiso Rabada 3/21)