Eliminator Match of IPL 2020 Between RCB and SRH

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Eliminator:

The match between RCB and SRH is the eliminator meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on November 6th 2020.

RCB vs SRH History:

IPL 2020

The teams competed against each other 17 times, till date. Out of them, RCB won 7 times but lost 9 times including one super over defeat in the tied game. One match was called off without any result. Last 5 match results of RCB against SRH are LWWLW.

The teams competed 8 times at the home ground of RCB. The home team won 5 times and lost twice. One match was abandoned without a ball. Last 5 match results of RCB against SRH at RCB home Ground are WWALW.

The teams faced each other 7 times at the home ground of SRH. The host won 6 times including one super over victory in the tied game. On the other hand, visitors won just once. Last 5 match results of SRH against RCB at SRH home Ground are WWWWL.

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The teams met twice at the neutral venue. RCB won once, whereas SRH won once, too. Last 5 match results of SRH against RCB at the neutral place are WL – – -.

The teams competed against each other in Play-off / Knockouts matches just once, which was the final of IPL 2016 in Bangalore. SRH won the match. Last 5 play-off / knockout results of RCB against SRH are L – – – -.

Last 5 play-off / knockout results of RCB are LWLWL. Last 5 play-off / knockout results of SRH are LLWLL

Impact of Match Result:

If RCB will win the match, then the team will reach to qualifier 2, in which the team needs to compete with DC for the Final. But in case of defeat, the team will be out of the tournament. Last five match results for RCB are LLLLW.

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If SRH will win the match, then the team will reach to qualifier 2, in which the team needs to compete with DC for the Final. But in case of defeat, the team will be out of the tournament. Last five match results for SRH are WWWLW.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly clear with partly cloudy weather during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 27-29 Celsius. The wind would be between 10 to 18 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease, as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 14 times in 27 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 6 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 8 times, as well. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 13 times out of 27 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the teams won 7 times, and lost also 6 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 13 times and lost 14 times.

The first batting team won the matches 12 times including two ties, in one game the first batting team won by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied) and the other one was decided by super over. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 15 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.96 and 27.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first after winning the toss 10 times out of 20 matches, and it didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost 7 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 10 times out of 20 matches. This selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the teams won 5 times and lost 5 times, as well, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 8 times and lost 12 times.

The first batting team won the matches 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 12 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 196 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 84, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 135 runs, whereas the highest was 196 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 28.81 and 31.67 is for the second innings.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue, yet. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

RCB got 5 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a below average record, as the team won twice and lost thrice. Though, in the running season, the team won and lost twice. Last 5 match results of RCB at the venue are LLWWL.

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SRH got 4 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a poor record, as the team won just once, and lost thrice, though one of the defeats was in super over in the tied game. The team won once and lost twice including the super over defeat in the current edition. Last 5 match results of SRH at the venue are LWLL-.

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Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team may include M. Ali in place of J. Philippe and ask him to open. If C. Morris will not be able to play in that case, the team may ask A. Finch or J. Philippe to open and M. Ali may play in the middle order. If N. Saini will not be able to play, S. Ahmed may get the place.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, A.Finch / J. Philippe, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, S. Dube / G. Singh, C. Morris / M. Ali, W. Sundar, I. Udana, N. Saini / S. Ahmed, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

The team may include A. Sharma in place of P. Garg.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: D. Warner, W. Saha, M. Pandey, K. Williamson, A. Sharma / P. Garg, J. Holder, A. Samad, R. Khan, S. Sharma, S. Nadeem, T. Natarajan

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: A means Abandoned match in “last five match results”.