SRH vs RCB
SRH vs RCB

IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB Highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad is set to play the eliminator match of the IPL 2020 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The winner of the match will move to play qualifier 2 against DC.

RCB qualified for the playoff after losing four last matches while SRH builds their strong comeback by winning the last three matches.

SRH vs RCB face to face in IPL 2020 sofar

Matches played: 02 | SRH won: 01 | RCB: 01

Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)

Venue:  Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Toss Details: SRH won the toss and opt to bowl

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David Warner | SRH Skipper

We will bowl first. Dew could play an effect, the last couple of games say so. But the wicket will not change a lot. We are under no pressure, it already started a couple of games back. Unfortunately, Saha misses out with an injury, Goswami replaces him. The trophy means a lot for us, the owners, and the fans back home.

Virat Kohli | RCB Skipper

It could go both ways, we would have bowled first. But runs on the board could prove crucial. The last game opened up completely, when you haven’t qualified, the nerves will come. It’s an exciting time, it’s been a pleasure to play here.

The seniors will have to take up responsibility, let the youngsters play freely. Chris Morris misses out with a quad injury, Joshua Phillipe is out as well. Aaron Finch is back, so is Adam Zampa. Saini replaces Shahbaz Ahmed

Playing XI

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH)

David Warner(c), Shreevats Goswami(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)

Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

SRH vs RCB Highlights

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) Batting 

Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal get in to the crease. While Sandeep Sharma opens the attack against RCB. Surprisingly Virat Kohli opens the game in the do or die situation. RCB needs to set a massive target against the in-form SRH.

Holder in the second over makes a massive blow for RCB by dismissing its skipper Kohli for 6 runs. The run machine walks to Pavillion without scoring massive runs. In the fourth over RCB loses its another opener. Devdutt Padikkal was dismissed by Holder while scoring 1 run.

Virat Kohli dismissed by Holder for 6 runs
Virat Kohli dismissed by Holder for 6 runs

RCB struggles at the stage as they lose two wickets while scoring 32 runs at the end of the powerplay. AB de Villiers and Aaron Finch join hand and in need to build a partnership that could pump the score to a greater extent.

Nadeem in the 11th over of the innings dismissed Finch while scoring 32 runs and breaks the dangerous partnership. In the same over RCB faces another blow as Moeen Ali got run out dismissal in the free hit delivery and shocked RCB.

RCB’s last leg of hope is on strike as ABD is capable of changing the game flow with his massive strikes. Pressure builds on ABD after the team loses the top four batsmen in the early stage of the match.

At the end of the 15th over RCB scored 93 runs for 4 wicket loss. SRH is in pressure to dismiss ABD who seems to lay a strong base to face the death overs. T Natarajan with a perfect yorker dismissed ABD after reaching his half-century.

The final hope of RCB’s scoring massive run scatters after ABD’s dismissal. At the end of the 20th over RCB scored 131 runs for 7 wicket loss.

Ab de Villiers dismissed by Natarajan after scoring 56 runs
Ab de Villiers dismissed by Natarajan after scoring 56 runs

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) Batting

Warner and Goswami get in to the crease to chase down the target of 132 runs. SRH need to score an average of 7 runs per over to beat RCB. Siraj opens the attack against SRH. In the first over of the innings, Siraj dismissed Goswami and set pressure over the SRH strikers.

The man in form Warner is still in the crease who can lead the SRH towards victory single-handedly. RCB is in pressure to take early wickets to increase their winning percentage against SRH.

Before the powerplay ends Siraj makes another important wicket by dismissing Warner for 17 runs. The man in form walks to Pavillion without scoring big in the crucial match. Kane Williamson gets in to join hand with Manish Pandey.

Kane and Manish need to build a match-winning partnership as SRH still scored under 50 runs at the end of the powerplay. At the end of the powerplay, SRH scored 48 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Zampa in the ninth over dismissed Manish Pandey and breaks the partnership. Chahal puts pressure on SRH striker and dismissed Priyam Garg while scoring 7 runs. SRH after losing 4 wickets fears over the RCB bowlers.

Kane Williamson and Jason Holder understanding the importance of the partnership makes a steady inning. Williamson with his half-century drags SRH to move to qualifier 2. Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets.

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Man of the match

Kane Williamson | SRH

Look it was a tough game. It was never going to be easy against a class side like RCB. The surface was a little tricky and chasing anything on it wasn’t easy. It was a challenge for us to restrict them to that kind of total.

They also had two world-class spinners. We did well to go through their spells without losing too many wickets. Batting at 4 can vary a lot and becomes surface dependent. A few shots from Jason helped. The guys have been fighting hard. He(Holder) is cooler than me. The all-rounder role in the team has been well held by him.

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