IPL 2024

IPL 2024: PBKS vs RCB Match Prediction – Today’s Winner Prediction

The Punjab Kings (PBKS) will play the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) as part of their ongoing IPL 2024 campaign. The 58th match of the competition will take place on Thursday, May 9 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala between the two teams.

With four wins and seven losses, Punjab is presently ranked eighth in the standings. In order to move up in the IPL 2024 standings, they will aim to defeat RCB.

Conversely, Royal Challengers Bengaluru appear to be regaining their form. RCB is now ranked seventh in the standings after 11 games played, with four wins and seven losses. They will be looking to win for the fourth time this season.

PBKS vs RCB Match Details:

MatchPunjab Kings Vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru, IPL 2024
VenueHimachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Date & TimeThursday, May 9, 7:30 pm (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming DetailsStar Sports Channels, JioCinema App & Website

Pitch Report:

The bowlers at the HPCA stadium in Dharamsala like the surface, and with pacers having assistance on it, a low-scoring match could very well be possible on this pitch. A smart move might be to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a low total.

Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played32
Punjab Kings won17
Royal Challengers Bengaluru Won15
No Result00
First Played May 05, 2008
Last PlayedMarch 25, 2024

Probable Playing XIs

Punjab Kings (PBKS):

Sam Curran (C), Jitesh Sharma (WK), Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, Shashank Singh, and Ashutosh Sharma

Alternate Impact: Prabhsimran Singh

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB):

Dinesh Karthik (WK), Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Siraj, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Will Jacks, Rajat Patidar, and Virat Kohli

Alternate Impact: Swapnil Singh

Probable Best Players of the Match

Probable Best Batter: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli of Bengaluru might be the best batter in the forthcoming matchup with Punjab Kings. One of the top players in the competition, Kohli holds the Orange Cap at the moment and leads the run scorer charts after scoring 542 runs in his last 11 games.

Harsh Patel is most likely the best bowler.

In the forthcoming match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Harshal Patel of the Punjab Kings might be the most effective bowler. As one of the competition’s top wicket with 17 wickets in 11 matches, Harshal Patel’s performance against RCB could be vital.

Match Prediction for Today: Win the match by bowling first.

Scenario 1

Punjab Kings win the toss and bowl

Powerplay score – 60-70

First Innings Score – 180-190

Punjab Kings win the match

Scenario 2

Royal Challengers Bengaluru win the toss and bowl

Powerplay score – 50-60

First Innings Score – 170-180

Royal Challengers Bengaluru win the match