Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs after successfully defending 149 runs. RCB restricted to 143/9 to win the match and go on top of the points table. Virat Kohli's men have won the opening to matches of an IPL season for only the second time in their history. SRH have lost both of their games in IPL 2021.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have turned the match around and beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs to win the match and make two wins on the trot. This is the second time RCB have won both of their opening two matches in an IPL season. Sunrisers Hyderabad, who were in control at one stage, lost eight wickets for 46 runs to concede a defeat.
OUT! Harshal Patel gets into the act and removed Vijay Shankar. Patel bowls a slower delivery and Shankar mistimes the ball to Virat Kohli at deep mid-wicket. Shankar c Kohli b Harshal Patel 3(5)
OUT! Abdul Samad follows Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow back. All three went for the big shot and perished. Bairstow was out caught by De Villiers. Manish Pandey followed him in the very next delivery after offering a simple catch to Harshal Patel at short third-man and then three deliveries later Abdul Samad top-edged it straight at mid-off where Shahbaz took a simple return catch.
OUT! Shahbaz Ahmed removes Jonny Bairstow. He bowls it full and asks Bairstow to step out and smash him off the park. Bairstow only top-edges it to AB de Villiers. Bairstow c de Villiers b Shahbaz Ahmed 12(13)
OUT! Kyle Jamieson eventually gets the breakthrough for RCB. The tall New Zealand pacer dismisses David Warner, who departs after completing his half-century. Jamieson bowled a slower delivery and Warner slogged it straight to long-off where Daniel Christian takes a straightforward catch. Warner c Christian b Jamieson 54(37)
David Warner and Manish Pandey have kept the scoreboard ticking and given Sunrisers Hyderabad the advantage in the chase. The pair have already stitched a 64-run stand and taken SRH closer to home. Hyderabad now need 73 runs in 60 balls to win the match.
David Warner and Manish Pandey have put Sunrisers Hyderabad in command of chasing down 150 runs against RCB. Warner has been smashing the RCB bowlers around and is batting on 29 from just 16 deliveries while Pandey is giving him company with 20 from 18 balls.
OUT! Mohammed Siraj strikes early and gets the first breakthrough for RCB. He troubled Wriddhiman Saha in the previous over and has now dismissed him. Saha was struggling to get going and tried to break the shackles but is caught by Glenn Maxwell at backward point. W Saha c Maxwell b Siraj 1(9)
Jason Holder gets his third wicket off the final ball of the innings and stops Maxwell and RCB from posting 150 runs on the scoreboard. Maxwell is dismissed after making a fine 59 from 41 balls to take RCB this far after they were struggling at 95/4 at one stage.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore look balanced with Glenn Maxwell and Daniel Christian in the side. Maxwell starred with the bat for RCB in the opening clash against Mumbai Indians. His knock of 39 from just 28 deliveries helped RCB dominate the MI spinners and eventually took them home. Maxwell’s spin on the slow Chennai track could prove to be handy. Kohli’s side will also be bolstered by the return of Devdutt Padikkal, who has recovered from COVID-19. Harshal Patel took 5/27 against Mumbai, making him the first bowler to pick a five-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians in IPL history. SRH vs RCB IPL 2021 Dream11 Team Selection: Recommended Players As Captain and Vice-Captain, Probable Lineup To Pick Your Fantasy XI.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad are also set to welcome Kane Williamson, who missed the defeat to KKR due to lack of fitness. Jason Holder is also available after completing his quarantine. Jonny Bairstow’s form makes him undroppable. The Englishman continued his form from the India-England white-ball series and hit a half-century against KKR whit batting at number 4. Mohammad Nabi could way for either Williamson or Holder in the SRH playing XI. The last time these two teams faced each other was at the IPL 2020 eliminator where Williamson played a winning knock and led SRH to the qualifiers. SRH also hold the lead in head-to-head records.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad: Wriddhiman Saha(w), David Warner(c), Manish Pandey, Jonny Bairstow, Mohammad Nabi, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Kane Williamson, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Jason Roy, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jason Holder, Virat Singh, Basil Thampi, Jagadeesha Suchith, Khaleel Ahmed, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Abhishek Sharma, Priyam Garg
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Washington Sundar, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Sachin Baby, Srikar Bharat, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams