The Royal Challengers Bangalore team will play against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their home M. Chinnaswamy Stadium today. Virat Kohli’s team who won the lowest score in IPL history against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday in the IPL’s 10th season, would like to forget about the failure and start afresh.
The Kolkata Knight Riders by batting first gave the target of 132 runs on Sunday night, which did not achieve by the challenging batting order of the Challengers and the entire team got stuck on 49 runs. This is the lowest score created by any team in IPL history.
It was the fifth defeat of the Challengers out of 7 matches. After the defeat against Kolkata, Challengers captain Virat Kohli had said that the team needs to forget this defeat and move forward.
In the match against Sunrisers, the Challengers face a difficult challenge. The Sunrisers team is currently at fifth position with four wins.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Live Score & Team Details
Match : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Vanue : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Time : 08:00 PM
Sunrisers bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Siraj and Mojege Henriques are in excellent form this time. In defense of the target of 177 runs against Rising Pune Supegaints in the last match Pune had troubled . But after that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s best innings did win the match.
Sunrisers also got the third defeat out of their home ground too. They have to perform disciplined against the Challengers. Apart from bowling, Sunrisers batting is also in good form. Captain David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Ken Williammusen and Anyone can make runs against any team. Sunrisers ‘batting invasion can prove dangerous for attacking Samuel Badree, Yuswendra Chahal, Shrinath Arvind, Adam Milne and Timel Mills for Royal Challengers .
In the seven matches, the RCB number is only just four points , the lowest in the table . So now it is a question of do or die for team. Star batsman Kohli , Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers have not been consistently performing well.
Kedar Jadhav has performed well for India in limited t20 cricket. But here he made 175 runs in seven matches. His technique proved to be an average in front of a very fast bowling.
Kohli has set high standards for himself and he expects this team from also. After the team’s performance in the last match, he was so disappointed that he called it the worst batting.
It would be difficult for the Indian captain to digest that RCB might be out of the tournament before the knockout stage.