Cricket Betting Tips for VIVO IPL 2017 34th game: Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
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Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Rising Pune Supergiants will fancy their chances of winning when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 34th game of Indian Premier League. The last time sides resulted in Pune winning the game by 27 runs when Royal Challengers were missing their big guns from the lineup. The return of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers has not resulted in any changes in fortune as side has managed only two victories out of nine matches played so far in the competition
Pune will play at home and look to exploit the conditions to the fullest to brush aside Royal Challengers Bangalore who for some reasons have not clicked as a unit. For Bangalore, equation is simple that they have to win every game as Kohli, de Villiers and Gayle will need to come up with their best or else it could unexpected disastrous campaign this season. Things are looking bleak but Bangalore did produce scintillating performances during last season when they were in similar kind of situation.
Steve Smith and co will be keen to attack Bangalore as they will be a lot of pressure to produce their best. Rahul Tripathi has been a big success as an opener alongside Ajinkya Rahane as the duo has managed to form good partnerships for opening wicket. MS Dhoni and Steve Smith have also chipped in with notable performances in games played so far. Pune batting has been decent but main area of concern has been their bowling but Ben Stokes has been instrumental with the ball to help Pune snatch close wins in the competition. Imran Tahir has gone for a plenty in the last few games and need to find his best if Pune wants to go all the way in the competition this time around.
Bangalore needs to produce something special with the bat to run Pune close at home or else it will writing on the wall for visitors as a defeat here would certainly mean losing out a place in the playoffs of the competition.