The 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 10 will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergaints at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bangalore . Both Bangalore and Pune teams will face each other for their fifth match. Both teams have faced defeat in the three matches played so far . Although the RCB in the points table stands at the sixth position, Pune’s team is at the eighth position .
In this match, the RCB will be in the hands of Virat Kohli, who is returning from injury and also to get the team back on track. Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers and Kohli in the team will get strength in the batting order . Kohli, after returning from injury, made his half-century in the first match of this season. Gayle’s bat is still cool. At the same time, the team has Samuel Badree as the bowler who took the hat-trick in the last match against Mumbai. Apart from this, there will be expectations from Yuswendra Chahal and Timel Mills.
The Bangalore team had allowed the match to slip through his hands after giving five strokes to Mumbai Indians on 33 runs in the last match against Mumbai. For Bangalore, Samuel Badri’s hat-trick had been severely hit by Kieron Pollard’s 70-run knock. RCB will have to avoid repeating that mistake against Pune. With the return of Kohli, the team of Bangalore has definitely strengthened.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rising Pune Supergiants Live Score & Team Details
Match : Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rising Pune Supergiants
Vanue : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Time : 08:00 PM
Pune’s team defeated Mumbai and started its campaign strongly. But due to the loss in the last three matches, his campaign has suffered a setback. Team Captain Smith and coach Stephen Fleming need to handle the situation soon, or the position of the team can be similar to the previous IPL season, in which he could not make the place in the playoffs.
Rising Pune Supergaints Team : Steve Smith (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni, Rahul Tripathi, Lucky Ferguson, Ankit Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Imran Tahir and Shardul Thakur.