Within the sixtieth match of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Punjab Kings (PBKS) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 54 runs at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Friday.
Chasing the huge goal of 210, the Challengers obtained off to a flyer with openers Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis including 31 runs within the first three overs. Nevertheless, then PBKS made a comeback choosing up three wickets in fast succession to cut back RCB to 40/3 in 5 overs.
Glenn Maxwell (35) and Rajat Patidar (26) added 64 runs for the fourth wicket to present some hope to RCB followers. Because the duo appeared all set to cruise by means of, the Punjab bowlers but once more got here again and eliminated the pair to take management of the proceedings.
The Challengers by no means actually obtained the restoration from there on as PBKS restricted them at 155/9 to win the competition by 54 runs.
Earlier, explosive half-centuries by the English duo of Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone helped Punjab Kings publish a large complete of 209/9 on the board of their assigned 20 overs. Bairstow scored an excellent 66 off 29 balls with the assistance of 11 boundaries, together with seven sixes.
Equally, power-hitter Livingstone smashed an amazing 70 from 42 deliveries, together with 5 fours and 4 maximums. Regardless of the huge complete, RCB pacer Harshal Patel shined with the ball, taking a sensational 4-wicket haul for 34 runs in his quota of 4 overs.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
A scientific win for @PunjabKingsIPL! ? ?
6⃣th victory of the season for @mayankcricket & Co. as they beat #RCB by 54 runs. ? ?
Scorecard ▶️ https://t.co/jJzEACTIT1#TATAIPL | #RCBvPBKS pic.twitter.com/Zo7TJvRTFa
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 13, 2022
Not our night time however we nonetheless have ☝?sport left within the group stage and we’ll proceed to combat exhausting for that playoffs spot. #PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #IPL2022 #Mission2022 #RCB #ನಮ್ಮRCB #RCBvPBKS pic.twitter.com/2es63dcnPW
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) May 13, 2022
Punjab performed like kings right this moment. Too good from all of the bowlers on this flat pitch. Rabada was particular once more.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 13, 2022
Oh shabaash shero! Kamaal karta @PunjabKingsIPL ? ? ? A thumping win and essential 2 factors within the kitty. To not overlook the NRR that will likely be essential within the match forward. #RCBvPBKS #IPL2022
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) May 13, 2022
#RCBvPBKS #IPL2022 pic.twitter.com/omfkSEOmmP
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 13, 2022
Some unbelievable hitting by Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone. #PBKSvRCB #IPL2022
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) May 13, 2022
Bairstow and Livingstone tonight ?? #RCBvPBKS #IPL2022 pic.twitter.com/EB8Bd6c18D
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) May 13, 2022
RCB in first 7 video games: 5 received & 2 misplaced
RCB in subsequent 6 video games: 2 received & 4 misplaced
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 13, 2022
Punjab received by 54 runs as RCB might solely make 155-9
Kagiso Rabada with 3-21#PBKSvRCB
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) May 13, 2022
❤️? TWO IN TWO! PBKS full a clear sweep in opposition to RCB within the league stage this season. This victory has made the race to playoffs attention-grabbing as three groups now have an opportunity to stand up the ranks with a win.
? IPL • #RCBvPBKS #PBKSvRCB #IPL #IPL2022 #TATAIPL #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/9ZVumG3m7P
— The Bharat Military (@thebharatarmy) May 13, 2022
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