PBKS vs RCB, Dream 11 prediction, Preview, Predicted XIs, Injury Updates, Pitch and Weather report – IPL 2021, Match 26, Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

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PBKS vs RCB Dream 11 Prediction IPL 2021: The 26th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST on 30.04.2021. The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali. The game will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.


Punjab Kings have blown hot and cold so far this campaign with two wins and four defeats. KL Rahul’s strike rate continues to be a topic of hot debate but the performances of the Punjab Middle-order does justify his approach. Nicholas Pooran has failed big time while Shah Rukh Khan’s finishing is the only positive of their campaign so far.


Royal Challengers Bangalore, after suffering a humiliation against CSK, got back to winning ways against DC. Harshal Patel showed that he is still capable of bowling well at the death despite a pounding by Jadeja. The only concern is Kohli’s form as he has only played one good innings so far.

PBKS vs RCB Weather Report for Match 26:

There is only 10% chance of precipitation as a temperature above 40 degree Celsius is expected.


Pitch Conditions/Report:

PBKS’ last game in this pitch was a low scoring one while RCB got to a respectable score of 170 against DC. There is some purchase for the spinners but the track could get better for batting in the second innings.

Average first innings score:

139 is the average T-20 first innings score in Motera after renovation.

Record of chasing teams:

Won –10 , Lost – 8, Tied – 1


Injury and Availability News:

RCB have roped in Scott Kuggleijn to replace Richardson while PBKS have a full strength squad.

PBKS vs RCB, Dream 11 Prediction Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Punjab Kings:

Playing XI:


K.L Rahul(c), Mayank Agrawal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen/ Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Playing XI:


Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Rajat Patidar, Harshal Patel, Daniel Sams, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

PBKS vs RCB Top Picks for Dream 11 Prediction in 26th Match

AB de Villiers is an automatic selection considering his stupendous form at number 5 for RCB this season.

Harshal Patel cannot stop picking wickets and is on track to break Bravo’s record haul of 32 wickets in 2013.


Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Fantasy Captain Options – Andre Russell, Chris Gayle

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PBKS vs RCB Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket:

Keepers KL Rahul, AB de Villiers(vc)

Batters – Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Devdutt Padikkal


All-Rounders – Washington Sundar, Deepak Hooda

Bowlers – Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel(c)

PBKS vs RCB Dream 11 Prediction Fantasy Tips:

Sundar will enjoy bowling to Gayle and Pooran as his accuracy makes it difficult for southpaws to hit him for boundaries.


PBKS vs RCB Dream 11 Prediction – Who will win?

RCB’s bowling depth gives them an edge against a Punjab side struggling for big runs.

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