IPL 2024, SRH vs RCB: Probable Playing XI, Match Preview, Head to Head Records | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Apr 24, 2024

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The upcoming clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 41 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 holds significant importance on Thursday (April 25), especially given the teams’ divergent performances in the league thus far. RCB currently finds themselves at the bottom of the points table, having managed just one victory in eight matches. Conversely, SRH have enjoyed a more favorable journey in the league, securing five wins from seven matches and occupying a respectable position in the points table. Despite two losses, SRH comfortably sits in third place with ten points.

SRH vs RCB: Head to Head Records:

Since its establishment in 2008, SRH and RCB have crossed paths a total of 24 times in the IPL.
Their encounters have consistently been characterized by competitiveness, with Sunrisers holding a notable advantage with 13 victories, while Bengaluru have secured 10 wins.
However in their most recent seven matches, the competition between the two teams has been neck to neck, with SRH leading with a slight edge of 4-3.
At the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, where the upcoming match is set to take place, Hyderabad have emerged victorious in six out of eight encounters, while Hyderabad have clinched victory in two of them.

Also READ: IPL 2024: Salary of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) players; check out how much Travis Head, Pat Cummins earn

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Overview:

SRH has been on a dominant campaign, wreaking havoc on their opponents with their explosive batting lineup that puts pressure on opposition bowlers right from the start. They recently set the highest-ever total in IPL history against RCB in their previous encounter this season. Now, they will to capitalize on their momentum and further dismantle the already demoralized RCB bowling attack in their upcoming clash.

SRH’s probable playing XI for the IPL 2024 game against RCB:

Travis Head
Abhishek Sharma
Nitish Kumar Reddy
Heinrich Klaasen
Aiden Markram
Abdul Samad
Shahbaz Ahmed
Washington Sundar
Pat Cummins
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
T Natarajan

Squad Characteristics:

Hyderabad’s batting order is anchored by Markram, supported by adaptable players like Head and Sharma, who can adjust to the conditions at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The inclusion of aggressive hitters like Reddy and Samad bolsters SRH’s lineup, enabling them to take full advantage of the flat wickets and set imposing targets for their opponents. In the bowling department, Sunrisers boast a formidable attack led by pace stalwarts Cummins and Bhuvneshwar. Sundar’s spin expertise adds another dimension to the team’s arsenal, granting them the flexibility to exploit any assistance the pitch may offer as the game progresses.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) Overview:

RCB have reached a nothing-to-lose scenario, with their season spiraling downhill, a familiar start for them each year. Nevertheless, they can find solace in the fact that they’re already at the bottom of the table. Even if they continue to lose in their remaining matches, they can’t sink any further. This realization might actually boost their confidence, allowing them to play without fear and with a sense of freedom.

RCB’s probable playing XI for the IPL 2024 game against SRH:

Virat Kohli
Faf du Plessis
Will Jacks
Rajat Patidar
Glenn Maxwell
Dinesh Karthik
Suyash Prabhudesai
Mayank Dagar
Vyshak Vijaykumar
Reece Topley
Mohammad Siraj

A closure look:

Kohli spearheads the team with his unwavering and aggressive approach to batting, backed by seasoned campaigners such as Du Plessis, recognized for his stabilizing influence. Jacks brings a blend of power-hitting prowess and handy seam bowling to the mix. Patidar offers reliability in the middle order, while Maxwell injects dynamism with his explosive batting and off-spin options. Karthik’s wealth of experience and adept finishing abilities round off the lineup seamlessly. Additionally, the team benefits from the emerging talents of Prabhudesai, Dagar, and Vijaykumar, while the fiery pace of Siraj and Topley adds an intimidating edge to the bowling attack.

Also READ: IPL 2024, Team matchup: Meeting once and twice in the league stage

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