In the Match 52 of the Indian Premier League 2021, the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad will compete with each other. The Royal Challengers Bangalore will need the performances from Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel, while Abdul Samad and Priyam Garg will hold the key for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The opener Virat Kohli captains the RCB side, and Kane Williamson leads the Sunrisers Hyderabad side.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore have qualified for the playoffs with 8 wins in 12 matches. They won their last league match against Punjab Kings by 6 runs, and will be upbeat ahead of this fixture. While the Sunrisers Hyderabad lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets in their last league fixture. They will look to end the season in a fine fashion.
This match is going to be just another game for both the teams, where Bangalore will look to win this game and try to go up in the points table. Hyderabad have had a disastrous season and they will still remain at the bottom, even if they get a win. The game is at Abu Dhabi, and it can be a game of a big score on the board. It will be a exciting game, as SRH also have got their batting order a bit strong.
Fixture Name: Match 52
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 6 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
RCB(recent last): W L W
SRH(recent last): L L W
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Pitch Report: The match between RCB and SRH is scheduled to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Here, the pitch is a belter and the batters will look to play along the line with the ball having reliable bounce. In the last match as well, scores of 180+ was chased successfully, and it will be wise to bowl first, due the dew factor and pitch remaining true throughout the game.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Chennai Super Kings 139/4 won by 6 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad 134/7 in Indian Premier League 2021.
The 6 players from RCB, and 5 player from SRH are selected for your Dream11 team. The captain pick will be Glenn Maxwell, who has been excellent in this season with the bat and can be useful with the ball as well. While, the vice captain can be Harshal Patel, who is the leading wicket taker in the tournament.
WICKET-KEEPERS: KS Bharat
BATSMEN: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Jason Roy, Abdul Samad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell, Jason Holder
BOWLERS: Harshal Patel, George Garton, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul
The Royal Challengers are expected to win this fixture and keep their momentum high ahead of the playoffs stage. They have got all their bases covered and their players have been contributing well in the Phase 2. While the Sunrisers are looking short of confidence in executing their skills, and need spirited performances to win the match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore won the last game and made themselves qualify to the playoffs. Glenn Maxwell has been a rock shoulder for this team in this season, and hasn’t had many bad days, which ultimately have benefited the team. Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets at different times, which were very crucial, while defending the target. Bangalore have qualified, and will look to win this one to try and take the 2nd position.
The batting all rounder has been an excellent player in the T20 format, and has been the most consistent performer for the RCB team in the IPL 2021 Phase 2. In the last league match, Maxwell scored 57 off 33 balls to push the team’s score above 150, which helped them to qualify for the playoffs. In the tournament, he has scored 407 runs and also has 3 wickets to his name.
The purple cap holder can be the vice captain pick for your fantasy team due to his ability to contain runs and pick wickets. Although he could not pick a wicket in the last league match, but made sure he was involved in dismissing the batters, and ran out Shahrukh Khan. In 12 matches of this season, Harshal Patel has scalped 26 wickets at an average of 14.34.
Captain: Virat Kohli
Wicket-keeper: Srikar Bharat
Possible Top Four: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell
Pace Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
Spin Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Shahbaz Ahmed
Overseas Players: Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, George Garton, AB de Villiers
Player to Watch: The spinner Shahbaz Ahmed has been a surprise package with his wicket taking abilities and would look to keep contributing in this fixture.
RCB Playing 11 (likely)
Sunrisers Hyderabad are at the bottom of table and were tumbled on 115/8 against the Kolkata Knight Riders, but they fought back hard in their bowling, where they tried very had defending this low score to the last over. Jason Holder and Rashid Khan, as usual, were the two players who did very well with the ball, along with Kaul, who had a good day with 4.63 economy.
A player with a good experience and track record in the T20 format would look to contribute for the team in this fixture to give them a good start and have an edge over the opponents in the power play overs. He showed his class in his first appearance, by scoring 60 runs, but has not troubled the score in the last 2 matches. But he has enough capability to make a fighting comeback to win the matches for the team.
The all rounder has been impressive in this season, and has contributed well for the team, especially with the ball. Holder has the capability to stabilize the team and finish well in the death overs, and would look to keep going in the upcoming league fixtures. In 6 matches, Jason has scored 68 runs and has taken 11 wickets as well.
Captain: Kane Williamson
Wicket-keeper: Wriddhiman Saha
Possible Top Four: Jason Roy, Kane Williamson, Wriddhiman Saha, Priyam Garg
Opening Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, Siddharth Kaul
Overseas Players: Jason Holder, Kane Williamson, Jason Roy, Rashid Khan
Player to watch: Abdul Samad is an exciting talent and has helped the team to finish the games well.
SRH Playing 11 (likely)
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