TATA IPL 2022: RCB off to a good start; ends powerplay without a loss

RCB is off to a decent start as the openers Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat played some great shots which helped the team get past 40 runs in the powerplay.


The new skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore Faf du Plessis gave a sweet start along with the debutant named Anuj Rawat. Both the openers played some exquisite shots which helped them get past 40 runs in the powerplay. RCB are 41/0 in the first six and will be looking to take advantage of this in reaching a big total. It was a start that RCB’s fans expected and they really expect a lot from Faf this year as they want to win their maiden IPL title.

Punjab Kings are also playing with a new captain, Mayank Agarwal after their former captain KL Rahul left the team to join Lucknow Super Giants this year. It is a great opportunity for him to captain the team and Punjab Kings has really done a great job in this year’s mega auction back in February. However, the bowlers of Punjab Kings still couldn’t find the breakthrough. It was a great start from RCB batters but not from Punjab Kings’ bowlers as they kept searching for wickets and didn’t find a single in the first six overs.

Former captain of RCB, Virat Kohli is also in the team and Indian fans are expecting a century from him in this 15th season of IPL, but it will be interesting to see whether he can end his longest century drought.