Sunrisers Hyderabad, 12 points in 13 matches, fourth in the table
Royal Challengers Bangalore have already been eliminated from the playoffs
Sports desk The 54th match of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League is being played between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Bangalore have decided to bowl after winning the toss against Hyderabad. Earlier, batting first, Hyderabad had lost three wickets. Ken Williamson and Vijay Shankar are on the crease. Outgoing batsman Manish Pandey, Martin Guptill and Riddhiman were involved. He scored 20 runs off 11 balls. Umesh Yadav caught the catch on the mid-on off Navdeep Saini.
Virat Kohli's favour and he elects to bowl first against the @ SunRisers # RCBvSRH pic.twitter.com/1tD7JiPD39
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 4, 2019
The Hyderabad team is standing at the threshold of the playoffs. His 13 matches have 12 points. If he defeats Bengaluru, then he will get 14 points and it will be decided to reach his playoff. However, Hyderabad suffered a super over defeat from the Mumbai Indians in their last match, which has shocked their hopes.
Both teams made 4 changes
Bengaluru has made three changes in the last-eleven. Colin de Grandhom has been included in the squad instead of Marx Stoney's. Stoney's returned home. Washington is part of the beautiful last-11 replacing Pawan Negi Instead of Heinrich Klassen, Shimron Hetmayer has been given a place in the playing eleven. Hyderabad made just one change. He has replaced Yusuf Pathan in the last eleven instead of Abhishek Sharma.
Bengaluru does not mean defeat
This match does not have special significance for Bengaluru. If he wins it, then he will not make any difference in his tour in the tournament, because he has already been out of the playoffs race. However, his effort will be to say goodbye to the fans with victory over the domestic field. By winning it Hyderabad's equation will definitely get worse.
Hyderabad's wait rate of 57% against Bengaluru
14 matches have been played between the two teams in the IPL so far. Among them, Hyderabad team has managed to win 8 matches, while Bengaluru has won 5 matches. One match was pending. This is the second match between the two this season. The first match was won by Hyderabad with a huge margin of 118, then its top scorer was David Warner.
Good bowling line-up along with Hyderabad, along with the best bowling line-up
Warner has now returned home due to the World Cup preparations. However, Captain Ken Williamson, Riddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar and Martin Guptill are his main run scorers. He has excellent bowling lineup also. In the form of Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Khalil Ahmed and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the team also has a strong bowler.
Bengaluru bowling weak
In the Bangalore tournament, the bowling line is quite weak. However, captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are the best batsmen in the team. Virat is the team's top scorer with 448 runs. The devils have scored 441 runs. Marx Stoney's, Moin Ali and Parthiv Patel have played an important role in the big scores.
Both the teams are Hansnarijar Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (Captain), Riddhiman Saha, Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, Basil Thampi
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (Captain), Parthiv Patel, AB De Villiers, Shimron Hatman, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Colin de Grandhom, Washington Sunder, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khazorolia, Yuswendra Chahal.