On Thursday, May 9, at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) will play in the 58th match of the 2024 Indian Premier League. Both sides are working to raise their positions in the IPL points rankings.

Team Analysis

Punjab Kings have won four of their last 11 games, good for seventh place in the IPL 2024 points standings. They lost to CSK by 28 runs in their previous meeting at the same location. In the meantime, RCB is ranked eighth with a similar amount of victories but a higher Net Run Rate (NRR). The last three games that RCB has played, they have lost.

Previous Encounter

When the two sides faced off on March 25 of this year, Punjab Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bengaluru by a margin of four wickets.

HPCA Stadium Pitch Report

Dharamsala’s HPCA Stadium is well-known for its gorgeous surroundings and distinctive playing conditions. The ground presents possibilities and difficulties for batters and bowlers alike, with boundaries spanning 64 and 62 metres. Fast bowlers benefit from the increased pace and bounce provided by the dry grass and thin air, while spinners may struggle to extract turn. In general, batsmen benefit from the pitch, therefore high-scoring games are anticipated.

Weather Forecast for Dharamsala

On Thursday, May 9, thunderstorms are expected between 8 and 9 PM, according to AccuWeather. For the duration of the evening, overcast conditions with 60% humidity are predicted. There is a good chance that the temperature will stay around 30 degrees Celsius and the wind speed will be about 25 km/h.

Live Streaming Information

On a number of sites, fans may watch the live action of the PBKS vs. RCB IPL 2024 match. The matches may be streamed live for free using the JioCinema app and website. The matches will also be shown live on the Star Sports network, with coverage commencing at 6:30 PM IST and the match starting at 7:30 PM IST.

TV Channels Broadcasting IPL 2024 Matches

Watchers in television can watch IPL 2024 matches on the Star Sports network channels. Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, and Star Suvarna Plus channels will also carry the coverage.

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