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RCB Eye Smooth Passage To Playoffs As They Face Ousted SRH

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SRH vs RCB, IPL 2023: Here are all the stats and numbers you need to know ahead of the match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday.

Former champion Sunrisers Hyderabad, which has slipped down to the stage of being ‘ spoilers ’, will take on a confident Royal contenders Bangalore in its last IPL league match at home at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium then on Thursday.

Former SRH commander David Warner is the leading run arranger in this institution with 647 runs. RCB ace Virat Kohli is alternate with 569 runs and has a chance of going on top of the list.

SRH pace forefront Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken most lattices in SRH vs RCB games, with 17 raniums .

Virat Kohli will be in focus as Royal contenders Bangalore look to strengthen their claim for an IPL play- off situation in their must- palm match against dalliers Sunrisers Hyderabad then on Thursday. RCB are presently in the fifth spot with 12 points from as numerous games and face two must- palm matches to guarantee their play- off spot. SRH, on the other hand, are out of the event and sagging at the ninth spot with eight points from 12 matches.

Alongside commander Faf du Plessis, Kohli is one of the top- songwriters for RCB but after back- to- back failures– 18 against Rajasthan Royals and 1 against Mumbai Indians– the maestro would be looking to produce his stylish against SRH and help his side’s cause.

Du Plessis has been leading the side from the front and is in scintillating form, enwrapping the top spot in run- getter’s list with 631 runs from 12 games at an normal of 57.36.

Kohli is the coming stylish RCB batter with 438 runs, comprising39.81 with six fifties. But unlike Du Plessis, Kohli has not been harmonious enough and has plodded with his strike- rate at times.

The other batter RCB would be banking on is Glenn Maxwell, who has made a great impact with his foamy knocks, which includes five half- centuries.

RCB are high on confidence after a commanding 112- run obliteration of Rajasthan Royals in their last game.

Riding on Du Plessis and Maxwell’s back- to- back fifties, RCB posted 171 for 5 and also Wayne Parnell(3/10) led the way in the company of Michael Bracewell(2/16), Karn Sharma(2/19) and Mohammed Siraj(1/10) to pack out RR for a paltry 59.

On the bowling front, the onus would again be on Parnell, Siraj and Bracewell to deliver the goods.

The last match also saw RCB return to winning ways after back- to- back defeats against MI and Delhi centrals.

SRH, on the other hand, will play for pride after getting the alternate platoon to crash out of the event.

SRH would look to give their suckers commodity to cheer about by registering triumphs in their remaining two games.

It has been lacklustre spin for SRH this season, both in fur as well as bowling department.

Barring Heinrich Klaasen and, to some extent, Rahul Tripathi, no other batter could deliver for the platoon. SRH were hit hard by the poor form of their commander Aiden Markram as much was anticipated of the South African.

Harry Brook showed sparks originally before fading away while Mayank Agarwal was nowhere to be noticed.

Among SRH bowlers, the educated Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the most successful with 14 lattices from 12 games, but he too did not look at his stylish.

Mayank Markande( 12 lattices from 10 games) impressed but SRH suffered heavily due to the poor form of Marco Jansen, T Natarajan and Umran Malik. Know More IPL News…

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