During the third game of the current 15th Indian Premier League season between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dr D. Y. Patil Cricket Academy, Punjab Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets in the scoring match. With a brilliant 57-ball 88, newly-appointed skipper Faf du Plessis fell short as the Punjab Kings put on a convincing display of batting to schedule a successful five-wicket chase to defeat the Royal Challengers Bangalore in a thrilling IPL matchup on Sunday. Several stunning power shots from Odean Smith and Shah Rukh Khan helped the Punjab Kings (PBKS) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by five wickets to open the 2022 IPL scoring at D Y Patil Stadium.

Punjab Kings’ Odean Smith and Shah Rukh Khan’s power shot finally helped the Punjab Kings score 206 runs with five wickets in hand. Liam Livingston broke the pressure with two sixes, while Shah Rukh Khan (24) and Odean Smits, 25, hit just eight balls with three sixes to help the Punjab Kings chase a massive 206 runs. Before the Punjab Kings match against Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2022, Punjab and Chennai Super Kings were chasing the goal of over 200 runs three times. Dinesh Karthik After being called to battle, the Royal Challengers Bangalore played a big 205-of-2 inning and an undefeated 32-run of just 14 balls. Reaching the goal was challenging but not impossible, and the Punjab Kings made a sensational attempt to revisit the plan, scoring 208 of 5 with a full one over the remaining.

While Mayank Agarwal (32 of 24) and Shikhar Dhawan (43 of 29) added 71 for the first wicket to set the stage for the chase, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (43 of 22) also shone in his IPL debut, but the Punjab Kings survived slump losing 156 out of 5. The Punjab Kings (PBKS) bout was handled by Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who scored 47 for the second wicket before Harshal Patel granted RCB his second move the Indian down with 43. RCB tried their best; those two wickets in a row from Siraj put Punjab under pressure, but Smith’s offence and Shahrukh’s’ calculation made it, so the PBKS went home with six balls to spare.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) secured their first win of the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) TATA by five wickets over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday. Despite a record-breaking effort by the Punjab Kings and many contributions from several players at different stages of the exciting IPL match to win, Royal Challengers Bengaluru Faf du Plessis scored 88 from 57 balls ball in his debut match for RCB.