Punjab Kings (PBKS) will host Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their sixth match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Thursday, April 20.

The Kings will head into the RCB clash brimming with confidence after they pipped Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by two wickets in their previous encounter in Lucknow on Saturday, April 15.

With three wins and two losses, the PBKS outfit is currently placed fifth in the IPL 2023 standings with six points from five matches.

On the other hand, the Faf du Plessis-led RCB will aim to bounce back after suffering an eight-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their encounter at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Monday.

Having registered two victories and three defeats, RCB are currently placed eighth in the IPL 2023 standings with four points on the board.

Meanwhile, let us look at the head-to-head record between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.

Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore head-to-head

Punjab Kings have a superior head-to-head record against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Punjab have won 17 of the 30 matches that they have played in IPL history. Bangalore have managed 13 victories so far.

However, RCB have won four of their seven matches against hosts PBKS at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

Competition Total Matches Won by PBKS Won by RCB
Overall 30 17 13
In Mohali 7 3 4

Interestingly, the Kings' record over RCB is the best for them against any team in the IPL.

Most wins for PBKS against a team in IPL

Opposition Matches Won Lost Win %
Royal Challengers Bangalore 30 17 13 57
Delhi Capitals 30 15 15 50
Mumbai Indians 29 14 15 48

Furthermore, PBKS have dominated RCB in their recent meetings, winning five of their last six encounters since 2020.

Most wins v RCB in IPL since 2020

Teams Matches Won Lost Win %
Punjab Kings 6 5 1 83
Chennai Super Kings 7 5 2 71
Sunrisers Hyderabad 7 4 3 57

The Kings will look to continue their dominance over the Royal Challengers in their upcoming IPL 2023 clash in Mohali on Thursday.