Glenn Maxwell in Rcb Jersey
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs in a thrilling match to register their second win.
Royal Challengers Bangalore lost the toss and elected to bat first and scored 149 runs at the Chetak Stadium in Chennai. Chasing the target, Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to score only 143 runs and achieved the target by losing 9 wickets.
David Warner won the toss and invited Bangalore to bat first. Bangalore did not get off to a good start at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai and Devdutt Padal was dismissed for 19. Skipper Virat Kohli (33) also failed to play a big innings. However, Glenn Maxwell (59) stayed at one end and took the team’s score to a respectable score.
Bangalore scored 149 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Jason Holder took a maximum of three wickets and Rashid Khan took two wickets in the bowling for Sunrisers.
Chasing the target, Hyderabad did not get off to a good start and Wriddhiman Saha returned to the pavilion cheaply.
However, David Warner (54) and Manish Pandey (38) then put together a crucial partnership to put the team in a strong position. At one point the match looked in sunrisers’ grasp but the team’s problems increased after Warner was dismissed in the 14th over.
Shehbaz Ahmed then stopped the match completely in the 17th over of Bengaluru.
He dismissed Bairstow and Manish Pandey in two consecutive balls in the over and then sent Abdul Samad to the pavilion on the last ball. He took three wickets for one run in the over.
Sunrisers failed to recover from here and then completely shattered. Rashid Khan (17) struggled in the last over but it was not enough.
Shahbaz Ahmed was the most successful bowler for Bengaluru. He took three wickets for seven runs in two overs.
The sixth match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League will be played between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Both the teams have played one match each in the tournament so far. The RCB team, captained by Virat Kohli, started the tournament with a win. The team had defeated Mumbai Indians (MI).
Hyderabad, captained by David Warner, lost the first match. He was defeated by Kolkata Knight Riders. While RCB will be looking to continue their winning streak, Hyderabad will look to win the first of the tournament. Before the match, let’s take a look at how the two teams have performed against each other.
Head to Head Recor
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have a huge lead. So far 18 matches have been played between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in IPL.
Hyderabad have won 10 matches. RCB have won seven matches. One match has been indecisive. Hyderabad have dominated the last five matches. He won three and lost two.
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Face-to-face thrice in 2020
IPL was held in UAE in 2020 due to corona epidemic. Both the teams made it to the playoffs. The two met three times.
Hyderabad won twice and Bengaluru managed to win only one match. RCB won the first match of IPL 2020. RCB had defended the target of 163 runs.
Nitish Rana of Kolkata Knight Riders. (Photo Agency)
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Second and third matches
Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers scored half-centuries while Yuzvendra Chahal took 3 wickets to lead the team to victory.
In the second match, Hyderabad defeated Bengaluru 120/7 to win in 14.1 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Both the teams are facing each other for the third time in the eliminator. RCB were bowled out for 131 in the match. Hyderabad won the match by six wickets.