Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on this Friday. It will be must win a game for both teams to reach in the second qualifier. This game is an eliminator and whichever team loses has to go home.
Sunrisers Hyderabad stormed into playoffs by three back to back thumping wins. They defeated table-toppers Mumbai Indian in the last game of group stage to qualify for plays. Wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha proved a surprise package for all opponent teams. His aggressive attack on bowling in powerplay help his team to win the last three games. He piled-up 214 from four IPL matches with a remarkable average of 71.33 and a fantastic strike rate of 139.86. Skipper David Warner also got his mojo back and scored a huge score in the last game. He completed 500 runs in this season of IPL with four half-centuries. Kiwi skipper Kane Willaimson didn’t score many runs in the last few games. Caribean allrounder Jason Holder is bowling well in this season and also can smash some runs if team required. Spinner Rashid Khan is very economical in this season of IPL and bagged the highest wickets for Sunrisers. Sunrisers Hyderabad would hope to defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore in this game to qualify for second qualifier game.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered four consecutive losses in the last few days. They qualified to play-offs only due to their good net run-rate.
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s batting is the biggest concern for their team management and skipper Virat Kohl. Bangalore are heavily dependent on top four batsmen in the batting line-up. The two greatest batsmen of this generation Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are the backbones of the Bangalore team. Young Indian opener Devdutt Padikkal smashed record five fifties in this season of IPL. He is the first player to smack five fifties in the first season of IPL. Another opener Joshua Philippe is in form but couldn’t score big knock in recent few games. Skipper Virat Kohli is only 40 runs away from completing 500 runs in IPL 2020. Due to their weak lower-order batting, Bangalore can play English all-rounder Moin Ali in the team. Also Aussie batsman Aaron Finch can return in eleven. Royal challengers Bangalore would hope to beat Sunrisers to qualify for the second qualifier match.
These two teams played against each other 10 times in last five years where Sunrisers Hyderabad won six of them however Royal Challengers Bangalore won the remaining four games.
Sunrisers Hyderabad likely to win this game but It will be a close game.
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Date and Time:
Friday, Nov 06, 2020, 7.30 PM IST
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
(The odds might change without prior notice)