RCB vs PBKS: Punjab set a target of 210 runs for Bangalore, Bairstow-Livingstone hit half-centuries

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings: Today in IPL, Punjab Kings are facing Royal Challengers Bangalore. In this match, batting first, Punjab scored 209 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. In this match for Punjab, opener Jonny Bairstow scored 66 runs in 29 balls. During his innings, he hit 4 fours and 7 sixes. Apart from him, Livingstone also scored a brilliant half-century. He scored 70 runs in 42 balls.  At the same time, Hasaranga took 2 wickets for 15 runs for Bangalore.  Apart from him, Harshal Patel also took 4 wickets for 34 runs. 

Punjab made an explosive start 

Johnny to Punjab came out to bat first Bairstow and Dhawan got off to a stormy start. During this, both had made 60 additions in just 5 overs. This partnership which would have been dangerous was broken by Maxwell. He dismissed Dhawan for 21 runs. He has hit two fours and one six in his innings. Even after Dhawan’s dismissal, there was no effect on Jonny Bairstow. He was consistently scoring runs. However, during this Bhanuka Rajapaksa was dismissed after scoring 1 run. 

Livingstone showed strength 

 

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Jonny Bairstow continued to bat even after two wickets fell. However, he got out after scoring 66 runs. After his dismissal  Livingstone and Mayank tried to take the team to a big score. Both added 51 runs in 35 balls. However, this partnership was broken by Herschel Puptel. He took the wicket of Mayank. Even after his dismissal, there was no special effect on Livingstone and he kept on scoring runs quickly. He also completed his fifty during this time. Livingstone scored 70 runs in just 42 balls. After his dismissal, none of the Punjab batsmen could do anything special and the entire team could only score 209 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. 

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