He is the current leading run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore this season. He made unbeaten 73 runs off 50
deliveries in the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Du Plessis would be expected to play a similar innings in this game.
He has scored 2 half-centuries in the last 5 matches in the tournament for Punjab Kings. He has scored 381 runs in 11 matches at an average of 42.33 and a strike rate of 122.11. Dhawan is the highest run-scorer for PBKS this season.
He is playing a key role for RCB in the middle order and has managed to finish a few games as well. He has scored 193 runs in 9 matches at an average of 24.12 and a strike rate of 167.82.
He has shown why he is regarded as one of the best batters in franchise cricket. Livingstone has made 315 runs in 11 matches at an average of 31.50 and a strike rate of 184.21.
He is currently joint-third among the bowlers who have picked the most wickets this season. Kagiso Rabada has taken 18 wickets in 10 matches at an average of 17.94, an economy of 8.72, and a strike rate of 12.3.
He achieved his best bowling figures in the T20s during the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
He picked 5 wickets for 18 runs in that match and won the Player of the Match award. Hasaranga is the most successful bowler for RCB this season and has taken 21 wickets at an average of 15.33.
He has emerged as the most important player for RCB in the middle order. Karthik has made 274 runs in 12 matches at an average of 68.50 and a strike rate of 200.
Considering the team combination, Punjab Kings are expected to win this match.