Bangalore bowlers succumb to Punjab hitters .. RCB Target 210

The Punjab Kings team batted in a must-win match to stay in the IPL 2022 season playoffs race. Punjab Kings won the toss and elected to bat first in Friday night’s match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Brabourne Stadium. Made a massive 209 for 9 in 20 overs. The Bengaluru bowlers gave free runs to these two batsmen. Mohammad Siraj scored 36 runs in two overs. Hazlewood scored 64 runs in 4 overs. Herschelle Patel (4/34) and Hasaranga (2/15) escaped.

Bangalore captain Duplessis, who won the toss in the match, opted for fielding. With that .. Johnny Bairstow who started the Punjab innings with Shikhar Dhawan (2×4, 1×6 off 21:15 balls) .. played huge shots from the start. Most importantly .. Siraj bowled the 6th over of the innings with three sixes and a four by Bairstow. With that .. by the end of the powerplay the Punjab Kings were in an irreversible position with 83/1.

But .. soon after the end of the power play, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (1) was out. But .. Livingstone, who was at the crease till the last over, hit huge sixes. Hazlewood bowled the 19th over of the innings, hitting two fours and two sixes as Livingstone scored 24 runs. But .. Herschelle Patel who bowled the last over gave just 4 runs and dismissed Livingstone.