IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB
IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB

Match no.3 in IPL 2020 is set to plat between Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. Toss gets in favour for SRH and let Virat Kohli‘s led team to bat first.

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

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Toss Details: Sunrisers Hyderabad opt to bowl

Captains View

Virat Kohli | RCB captain: We have made a few changes, to the setup and the team as well. We feel relaxed and balanced. One idea was to create more leaders in the time. The guys have worked really hard during the lockdown period in whatever way they could.

They have taken a lot of responsibility in these three weeks as well. A lot of batting happened in the last three wickets

David Warner | SRH captain: We will bowl. There is a bit of dew around. It was an interesting game last night. We know it’s going to get a bit tired towards the end. We have the balance in the side.

Playing XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe(w), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan

IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB

Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting

Aaron Finch and Devdutt Padikkal get in attack for RCB. Every year RCB set to create new records in IPL. Fans expect Virat Kohli and ABD combination to claim their maiden IPL trophy.

RCB batting
RCB batting order

Over 1

Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes in attack for SRH. Bhuvi shows his aggressive form in the first over of the match where Bhuvi let RCB score just 2 run for no loss.

Over 2

Sandeep Sharma gets in the attack. The young opener pushes the ball towards the mid-wicket and makes a timing boundary. Padikkal makes another boundary of the third ball followed by a couple of runs.

The duo gave the much-needed opening for the batting team. Sandeep finishes the over with a shout for appeal but the skipper isn’t interested in taking the risk at the beginning. RCB scored 13 runs for no wicket loss.

IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB
Sandeep Sharma appeal for Finch’s wicket while SRH skipper isn’t in the interest

Over 3

Bhuvneshwar Kumar backs in the attack. Though Sandeep gave a run in the previous over, Bhuvi maintains the pressure in the over. With a boundary in the over RCB scored 20 runs for no wicket loss.

Over 4

Natarajan has been replaced for Sandeep Sharma. Natarajan though tries to maintain the line ball, Padikkal seems to bit aggressive and hit the triple boundary of the over which lifts RCB to 32 runs for no wicket loss.

Finch and Padikkal
Finch and Padikkal gave the much-needed partnership

Over 5

Mitchell Marsh gets in the attack. Marsh faces an injury while bowling to Finch. Though he continues to bowl the next ball Marsh still seems to limp. Big trouble and he’s walking off. Fabian Allen comes on as a sub

Vijay Shankar gets in attack to finish the over. With a couple of no-ball followed by a massive six in a free hit. Finch gets in another free hit of the no-ball in a free hit. Most valuable over for SRH as Shankar gave 16 runs of the 9 ball over.

RCB scored 48 runs for no wicket loss.

Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh

Over 6

Sandeep Sharma backs in the attack. Fifty partnership comes up for RCB in the second ball of the over. A perfect yorker from Sandeep got inside edge but missed the stumps and also Padikkal gets in the crease soon in order to avoid a unnecessary run out.

With a dot ball at the end, Sandeep completes the over as RCB score 53 runs for no wicket loss.

Padikkial Run out chance
Padikkial Run out chance

Over 7

Rashid Khan gets in the attack. He plays as a game-changer for SRH on many occasions. Rashid with singles of all the ball throughout the over let RCB to score 59 runs as still remains without loss of wicket.

Over 8

T Natarajan backs in the attack. With a mix of length and slow ball, Natarajan maintains a good over and restrict the run flow. RCB scored 64 runs for no loss.

Over 9

Rashid Khan backs in the attack. SRH is in need to break the partnership. After two dot balls in a row, the 4th ball rushes to the boundary. Followed by a cracking six from Finch ended the over with a dot ball. RCB scored 75 runs for no wicket loss.

Over 10

Abhishek Sharma gets in the attack. Padikkal remains unstoppable and reaches his debut T20 as well as IPL half-century after a catch drop from Rashid. After 10 overs RCB scored 86 runs for no loss.

Padikkal half century
Padikkal maiden half-century

Over 11

Vijay Shankar gets in the attack. Shankar made his way back to bowl his legal over. Another catch drop for the dangerous batsman. This time SRH players collide with each other and drops the catch. But finally, Shankar dismissed Padikkal for 56 runs.

RCB loses their first wicket which paved the way for the dangerous batsman to steps in. Yes! Virat Kohli gets in the crease to joins hand with Finch. RCB scored 90 runs for a wicket loss.

Padikkal dismissed for 56 runs
Padikkal dismissed for 56 runs

Over 12

Abhishek Sharma backs in the attack. Abhishek dismissed Finch in the first ball of the over. There comes the much-awaited duo, ABD, and Kohli get in the strike. RCB scored 95 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Finch dismissed for 29 runs
Finch dismissed for 29 runs

Over 13

Rashid Khan backs in the attack. ABD and Virat Kohli start with steady in order to make a partnership. With a decent over from Rashid RCB scored 102 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Over 14 

Sandeep Sharma backs in the attack. Sandeep is very much concerned is not to let these dangerous duos to have some big shots. Finally, Sandeep ends his over by giving just 6 runs. RCB scored 108 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Sandeep Sharma vs Virat Kohli in IPL
42 balls
62 runs
Six dismissals
SR 147.62

Over 15

Rashid Khan backs in the attack to bowl his last over. RCB players start to put pressure over the outfielders by running between the wickets. RCB scored 116 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Over 16

Natarajan backs in the attack. Kohli and ABD await for the perfect ball to hit some big shots as only 5 overs remains. A loose ball from Natarajan, where Mr.360 strikes the first boundary.

Another massive blow from Kohli but ended up in giving balls in the hands of Rashid Khan and walks to Pavillion. RCB scored 124 runs for 3 wickets loss.

Over 17

Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets in the attack. RCB is in pressure to go for some big shots to make a decent target. ABD strikes a powerful boundary which is very much essential for RCB.

RCB scored 132 runs for 3 wicket loss.

Ab de Villiers
Ab de Villiers

Over 18

Natarajan backs in the attack. Start off with a perfect Dube rotates the strike to ABD. RCB fans expect AB de Villiers to hit his 200th six for RCB in this match. RCB scored 141 runs for 3 wicket loss.

Over 19

Sandeep Sharma backs in the attack. Dube rotates the strike to Ab de Villiers with a single. With a massive six, ABD completes 200 sixes feat for RCB. ABD still on fire and makes a tricky strike for another six. RCB scored 155 runs for 3 wicket loss.

Ab de Villiers
Ab de Villiers

Over 20

Bhuvneshwar Kumar backs in the attack. The death over specialist is in pressure to restrict RCB to score further. With a boundary and a couple of runs, ABD reaches his 34th half-century.

And returns Pavillion after a run out in the 3rd ball of the over. Philippe gets in the crease and joins hands with Dube. RCB finishes the match for 163 runs for 5 wicket loss.

ABD run out
ABD run out

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) Batting

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) is in need to chase down a target of 164 runs. David Warner and Bairstow gets in the crease.

Over 1

Steyn starts the attack. With a dot of the first ball, Warner strikes a boundary of the second delivery. SRH scored 6 runs for no wicket loss.

Over 2

Umesh Yadav gets in the attack. Yadav starts with a couple of wide deliveries mix up with a boundary and six followed by an unexpected runout. Warner who is at the nonstriker end loses his wicket while in an attempt to walk away from the crease. SRH scored 18 runs for a wicket loss.

Over 3

Steyn backs in the attack. Manish Pandey the new batsman makes a boundary of the fourth ball. RCB scored 25 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Chahal has gone off the field with a knee issue after fielding the final ball of the over

Over 4

Umesh is replaced by Navdeep Saini. A very good descent over from Saini. SRH scored 30 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Over 5

Umesh Yadav backs in the attack. A back to back boundaries from the first two deliveries by Pandey makes a good comeback after Warner’s wicket. SRH scored 40 runs for a wicket loss.

Over 6

Navdeep Saini backs in the attack. With back to back fast deliveries, Saini restricts SRH to go with some big shots. SRH scored 48 runs for 1 wicket loss. 

SRH run rate
SRH run rate

Over 7

Washington Sundar gets in the attack. Manish Pandey makes a massive six off the 2nd ball of the over. SRH scored 55 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Over 8

Yuzvendra Chahal gets in the attack. The 100 wicket-taker seems to be a triumph card for RCB who are in search of a wicket. Tight length delivery from Chahal as he gave only 4 runs off the over. SRH scored 59 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Over 9

Umesh Yadav backs in the attack. Bairstow moves to the attacking phase as he strikes an impressive six of the fourth ball of the over. Followed by a lucky shot for Bairstow as an inside edge missed and rushed to the boundary. SRH scored 72 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Bairstow

Over 10

Chahal backs in the attack to bowl his second over. With a decent over from Chahal, SRH scored 78 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Over 11

Navdeep Saini gets in the attack. With 84 needed from 58 balls, SRH is in pressure to make some good moves while RCB seeks to break the well-settled partnership. Finch who is one of the best fielders drops a catch of Bairstow. SRH scored 83 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Finch catch drop
Finch catch drop for Bairstow

Over 12

Chahal backs in the attack. Review for caught behind in the 5th ball of the over and lost the review. But finally, Chahal finishes the over by dismissing Manish Pandey for 34 runs. At this stage, SRH scored 89 runs for 2 wickets.

Manish Pandey dismissed for 34 runs
Manish Pandey dismissed for 34 runs

Over 13

Shivam Dube gets in the attack. Priyam Garg the U-19 Indian cricket team captain gets in and joins hand with Jonny Bairstow. The required run-rate rises to 9.55 per over.

A perfect over from Dube as he releases only 5 runs for the over as SRH scored 94 for 2 wicket loss.

Over 14

Umesh Yadav backs in the attack. A catch drop from Dale Steyn for Bairstow a chance missed and a huge one at that! Maybe the wind turns in favor of SRH as RCB drops more than a couple of catches in this match.

With an impressive boundary, Bairstow reached his half-century for just 38 balls. Bairstow finishes the over with a boundary from the full-length ball. SRH scored 108 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Umesh Yadav last four matches vs SRH
0/31 (4)
0/47 (4)
0/46 (4)
0/48 (4)

Bairstow Catch drop by Steyn
Bairstow Catch drop by Steyn

Over 15

Dale Steyn backs in the attack. Again a catch drop for Bairstow, this time Padikkal misses the catch. Steyn finishes the over by releasing 13 runs off the over. SRH scored 121 runs for 2 wicket loss.

Over 16

Yuzvendra Chahal gets in to bowl his last over of the match. RCB puts all their effort to dismiss the settled batsman Bairstow. And Chahal makes their dream come true. Chahal dismissed Bairstow for 61 runs which could be the match-changing moment.

Vijay Shankar the new batsman too got dismissed on the very next ball and return Pavillion for a duck. Chahal makes use of his last over to dismiss two batsmen of SRH.

With a boundary on the last ball, SRH scored 127 runs for 4 wicket loss. 

Over 17

Dube backs in the attack. Death overs came in and SRH is in pressure to make some big shots to move the team towards victory. A panic shot from Garg and results in dismissal.

Rashid Khan joins hands with Abhishek Sharma and pulled the first ball towards a boundary. At the end of the over SRH scored 135 for 6 wickets.

Rashid Khan gets in a straight to straight collision with the striker while running for the second run. And ends in Abhishek’s dismissal.

Over 18

With 29 needed from 18 balls, Navdeep Saini backs in the attack. With a wide and a boundary, Saini gave 5 runs of the second ball. After controlling his emotion Saini dismisses Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a duck. 

Sandeep Sharma gets in the crease to joins hand with Rashid Khan. With 23 needed from 24 balls SRH struggles to score. Rashid got dismissed at the last ball of the over and return Pavillion for 6 runs. SRH scored 142 runs for 8 wickets.

Bhuvneshwar dismissed for 0 run
Bhuvneshwar dismissed for 0 run

Over 19

Shivam Dube backs in the attack. The injured Mitch Marsh gets in the crease and got dismissed without scoring any. 

T Natarajan gets in the crease, with one wicket required for RCB victory skipper seems happy to start the tournament with a victory.

Sandeep and Natarajan still keep SRH alive in the match.

Over 20

18 NEEDED OF 6 BALLS, a miracle should take place for SRH to make a victory over RCB. Steyn gets in to bowl the last over of the match. Finally, Virat Kohli took the catch of Sandeep and grabs the victory over SRH.

IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB
IPL 2020 SRH vs RCB | Royal Challengers Bangalore Win the match

Also read: IPL 2020 Points Table – Indian Premier League Team Standings

 

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