IPL 2021, RCB vs PBKS Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Punjab Kings by 6 runs in their Indian Premier League match in Sharjah on Sunday, ensuring their progress to the knockout phase. RCB are currently placed third in the pecking order with eight wins and four defeats for a total of 16 points. Punjab remain one of four teams locked on the points table in the race for the last playoff spot, but they now have one match less in hand than their rivals.
Glenn Maxwell (57) was the highest scorer of the RCB innings, which had been rocked by a superb spell by Moses Henriques (3/12) after a solid opening stand between Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal. Mayank Agarwal (57) and KL Rahul got Punjab off to a great start in their chase of 165, but regular fall of wickets after their partnership gave RCB the upper hand.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Christian, George Garton, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Royal Challengers Bangalore164/7 (20.0)
Punjab Kings158/6 (20.0)
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Punjab Kings by 6 runs