For the IPL 2022 match between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore, here are some fantasy XI suggestions.
DY Patil Stadium hosts Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore on March 27.
Dinesh Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal (captain), Shahrukh Khan, Liam Livingstone, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Rahul Chahar; Safe XI: Dinesh Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis (vice-capt
Mayank Agarwal is the captain.
When it comes to the IPL, Punjab Kings’ new skipper has been a steady performer. In the last two seasons, he has 865 runs at a strike rate of 147.86, the best strike rate among the top ten run-scorers during that time span. Last season, he captained Kings for the first time and hit a brilliant 99* off 58 balls against Delhi Capitals.
Faf du Plessis, vice-captain
Du Plessis begins his new duty as captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore after completing a ten-year affiliation with Chennai Super Kings. He’s always liked the Kings, scoring 614 runs in 12 innings against them for a 61.40 average. His recent Punjab scores are 76, 36, 48, 87, 96, and 54.
Shikhar Dhawan: One of the league’s most consistent openers, Shikhar Dhawan will be looking to make an immediate impact with his new team, Punjab Kings. With 1205 runs in 33 games at an average of 41.55, he is the league’s second-highest run-scorer since the start of the 2020 season.
Harshal Patel: The Haryana pacer won the purple cap last season after taking 32 wickets in 15 games, the joint-highest number of wickets in an IPL season. Following that great season, he was given his India T20I debut, where he was impressed with 11 wickets in eight appearances.
Picks that are unique
High-Risk XI: Anuj Rawat, Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Virat Kohli, Mayank Agarwal, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Sherfane Rutherford, Wanindu Hasaranga, Arshdeep Singh (vice-capt), Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Siraj, Odean Smith