Get ready to witness the Eliminator of IPL 2020 between Virat Kohli’s RCB and David Warner’s SRH. A loss in this game will end the tournament run for one of the teams.
IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Banglore
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium
Date: Nov 06, 2020
Time: 07:30 PM
Sunrisers Hyderabad will be taking on Royal Challengers Banglore in the eliminator of IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Sunrisers Hyderabad finished the league stage at the 3rd position with 7 wins in their 14 games. They outscored MI in their last match to enter the playoffs. SRH made their mark after getting a setback in the initial stage of the tournament. Royal Challengers Banglore, on the other hand, finished the league stage at the 4th position with 7 wins in their 14 games. Even after losing their last game against DC, RCB entered the playoffs on the back of Net Run Rate. RCB’s morals will be down with their performance in the latter half stage of the tournament. Royal Challengers Banglore will be starting as favorites to win this game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
The skies will stay clear with zero chances of rain interruptions. The weather conditions will remain hot for the entire duration of the game with no relief even after the sunset. The temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius.
The surface has become slower with the number of games played here. The pacers are shining bright with some assist from the pitch with the new ball. While the spinners can prove to be lethal in the middle overs. The batsmen can score a good amount of runs with ease once they get settled. The average 1st inning score at this venue is 162 runs.
Probable Playing XI:
David Warner (C), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem
Royal Challengers Banglore:
Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (WK), Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Shahbaz Ahmed, Isuru Udana, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal
Head to head records:
Virat Kohli: The RCB skipper is known to perform well under pressure. So we can expect an explosive innings from him in this important game. He will eye to take his team one step closer to the IPL finals with a victory in this match. The run machine has amassed 460 runs in 14 matches.
Rashid Khan: The Afghani spin master has impressed everyone with his talent in the world. He is going to play a key role for SRH in this game. He has scalped 19 wickets from 14 matches this season.
Washington Sundar: Wahington Sundar has bowled with great maturity this season with an economy of 6.8. He hasn’t allowed batsmen to score big numbers in his overs. Sundar can also contribute with his bat. He has taken 8 wickets in 14 matches.
Sandeep Sharma: He is one of the most underrated bowler in IPL. Sandeep has hunted 108 batsmen in his IPL career. With his bowling skills, he troubled many great batsmen like Virat and Rohit. He will eye to scalp some more wickets in this match.
AB de Villiers
Royal Challengers Banglore is expected to win this game.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.