New Delhi: IPL 26th match of 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday. The team led by Virat Kohli has performed well. Bangalore has won five of their 6 matches. It will be his endeavor to win today's match and reach the top of the point table. Talking about Punjab Kings, the team has won 2 out of 6 matches. Punjab Kings will try to improve their performance in the tournament by winning the match.
Talking about Punjab's final XI, PBKS can make two changes in today's match. Punjab is likely to replace poorly-form Nicolas Pooran with David Malan in the playing XI. Kl Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are the opening batsmen for the team. Deepak Hooda, Chris Gayle, Shah Rukh Khan's final XI looks set. Fabian Allen and Moises Henriques can be included back in the team once. Mohammed Shami will take over the reins of fast bowling. Ishan Porel may get a chance in Punjab's playing XI in place of Chris Jordan. Ishan Porel is yet to make his IPL debut. Bangalore is likely to take to the field with the same team.
Punjab Kings' likely playing XI- KL Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, David Malan, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shah Rukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, and Arshdeep Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's playing XI- Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Kyle Jamison, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Mohammad Siraj.