The surface at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium is a pitch that is heavily favored by the batters. A high-scoring encounter could be expected on this surface. Choosing to bowl first at the surface and looking to chase the total could prove to be a wise decision at the pitch.
Virat Kohli: Ace Indian batter Virat Kohli has been in sensational form at the tournament so far. One of the front runners for the IPL orange cap, Kohli, would be expected to put in yet another magnificent showing in Mohali. With 220 runs in five games so far, Kohli’s performances could prove to be crucial for Bangalore.
Sam Curran: English all-rounder Sam Curran would be expected to put in yet another brilliant performance with the ball. The 24-year-old took three wickets and conceded 31 in the four overs he bowled in Punjab’s previous outing. The Shikhar Dhawan-led side would be looking to depend on Curran’s services with the ball to help dismantle Bangalore’s batting lineup.
Mahipal Lomror RCB | ALL Mahipal Lomror was dismissed for a duck in the previous match and has failed to make much of an impact. Hence avoid him for this match.
Shahrukh Khan PBKS | BAT Shahrukh Khan is batting lower down the order and might not face much balls to have a big impact fantasy wise. With plenty of better options he can be left out.