Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2020
The third encounter of the IPL 2020 between RCB and SRH is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on September 21st, 2020.
RCB vs SRH History (IPL):
The teams completed 15 meetings in the IPL History, to date. Out of them, RCB won 6 times and lost 8 times, in which one of the matches was tied, but SRH won the super over, and one match was abandoned.
The teams met 8 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won 5 times, and the visitors won twice with one abandoned match.
The teams met 7 times at the home ground of SRH. The host won 6 times, on the other hand, visitors won just once, though one match was tied, the host won in super over.
The teams never played at the neutral venue.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 5% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 to 20 kph throughout the match. The wind speed would be decreased as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.
The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.
The lowest defended total was 118 at the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue, yet. The upcoming encounter will be the first one between the teams.
T20I History at Venue:
The RCB got two chances to play the matches at the venue, in which the team won one and lost the other one. SRH had the same opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won both the games.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The team would prefer to go with pace – spin combination. The team has a couple of pace all-rounders and one spin bowling and batting all-rounder.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: A. Finch, D. Padikkal, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, G. Singh Mann, S. Dube, C. Morris / I. Udana, W. Sundar, N. Saini, D. Steyn, Y. Chahal
The team would pick a spin-pace combination. The team has a couple of all-rounders as well.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: D. Warner, J. Bairstow, P. Garg, M. Pandey, V. Singh, V. Shankar, M. Nabi, R. Khan, B. Kumar, S. Sharma, K. Ahmed