In the third match of IPL 2022, Punjab Kings (PBKS) won the match by 5 wickets with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) due to great performance in batting.
Earlier PBKS won the toss and chose to bowl first thus RCB first batted and made a very huge score of 205/2 (20) due to great innings by Faf du Plessis 88 (57), Virat Kohli 41* (29), and Dinesh Karthik 32* (14). Both Rahul Chahar 1/22 (4) and Arshdeep Singh 1/31 (4) were good bowling from the PBKS side. After this inning, RCB set a target of 206 runs in 20 overs for PBKS to win the third match of IPL 2022.
During chasing, PBKS loses 5 wickets, reached the huge target in only 19 overs, and won the match by 5 wickets with RCB due to great batted by Bhanuka Rajapaksa 43 (22), Shikhar Dhawan 43 (29), Mayank Agarwal 32 (24), Odean Smith 25* (8), and Sharukh Khan 24* (20). Mohammad Siraj 2/59 (4), Harshal Patel 1/36 (4), and Akash Deep 1/38 (3) were taking wickets from the RCB side.
Odean Smith (PBKS), 25* (8), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.