Mumbai: In IPL 2022, a match is going to be held between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) today. Which will be the 60th match of this season. This match between the two teams will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. RCB will try to strengthen their hopes of going to the playoffs by winning the match. While on the other hand Punjab team would like to keep the hope of going to the last four after winning the match. Bangalore need at least one win to qualify for the playoffs.
Bangalore has done well so far in IPL 2022. At one point, the team's rhythm deteriorated, when it had lost 3 matches in a row. But after this Faf du Plessis's team made a comeback at the right time. If we look at the points table, Bangalore is on the fourth position with 14 points. Bangalore has played 12 matches in the 15th season so far, in which 7 have won and 5 have been lost. If RCB have to qualify in the playoffs then they have to win today's match at any cost.
At the same time, Punjab started IPL 2022 with a win. However, the team could not maintain consistency. Punjab sometimes won 1 match and sometimes lost 2 matches. This has been happening with Mayank Agarwal's team till now. According to the points table, Punjab team is at 8th position with 10 points. This team has played 11 matches in IPL 2022 in which 5 have won and 6 are lost. If Punjab wants to reach the last four, then it will have to win the remaining matches by a big margin.
Let us tell you that the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai has been a high scoring ground. The average score of the first innings at this ground has been 157 runs. While the average score of the batting team in the second innings is 147 runs. A lot of matches have been played on this ground in IPL 2022. The last match here was between Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians. In this match, more than 170 runs were scored in both the innings. The team winning the toss on this ground would prefer to bat first.