The 26th match of IPL 2021 is being played on Friday between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match is being played at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Punjab Kings are batting first after losing the toss. Punjab batsman Chris Gayle hit five fours in Kyle Jamieson’s over in the last over of the power play. Gayle hit four consecutive fours in Kyle Jamiesin’s over, after which Gayle could not score a run on the fifth ball but Gayle again hit a four off the last ball.
Virat Kohli’s 6th over proved to be too expensive for Kyle Jamieson’s decision. Gayle did not stop here. He smashed Yuzvendra Chahal for two sixes in the next over. Gayle played a stormy innings for the Punjab Kings before being dismissed. Daniel Samms dismissed Chris Gayle. Gayle scored 42 runs in 24 balls. Prabhasimran Singh came to the ground with KL Rahul to start the innings for Punjab due to the injury of Mayank Agarwal.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Virat Kohli (Captain) Devadatta Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Symes, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Punjab Kings Playing XI: KL Rahul (Captain), Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Prabhasimran Singh, Shah Rukh Khan, Chris Jordan, Harpreet Brar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith.
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