IPL 2018 : Kings XI Punjab Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match No. 48 at Holkar Stadium Pune

Virat Kohli’s RCB need to win each of their remaining three games to stand a chance to qualify for the playoffs


Rulers XI Punjab (KXIP) have the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Monday. The last time these two groups met in Bangalore, RCB got their first win of the season, on account of a fabulous rocking the bowling alley exertion constraining KXIP to 155. The RCB batsmen drove by de Kock (45) and de Villiers (57) pursued down the objective with four wickets to  save. 

RCB come into this amusement on the back of a confidence boosting win against the Delhi Daredevils. Delhi riding on Rishabh Pant's 61 off 34 balls and debutant Abhishek Sharma's unbeaten 46 off 19 presented 181 for RCB on pursue. 

Subsequent to losing their openers early, Kohli (70) and de Villiers (72 not out) hung together a 118-run organization removing the diversion from Delhi, as RCB won by 5 wickets. 

KXIP saw their third place position on the table debilitated after a thrashing to Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata supported by Narine's 75, Karthik's 50 and Russell's 31 posted a mammoth aggregate of 245, the most astounding in the IPL this season. Russell at that point got three wickets as the Knight Riders limited KXIP to only 214/8 of every 20 overs, winning by 31 runs.


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