In the 65th match of IPL 2023, Royal Challengers Bangalore will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Hyderabad is already out of the playoff race, the Orange Army will look to spoil Bangalore’s game. At the same time, RCB will have to win at any cost to make it to the last four.
Royal Challengers Bangalore has played 12 matches in IPL 2023 so far, out of which the team has won 6, while the team has lost in the same number of matches. With 12 points, Faf du Plessis’s team is at number five in the points table.
Bangalore had performed strongly in the last match and faced defeat by Rajasthan Royals by 112 runs. In batting, the skipper, Virat, and Maxwell performed excellently with the bat. Mohammad Siraj and Wayne Parnell have proved to be very effective with the new ball in bowling.
Hyderabad is out of the IPL 2023 playoff race. The defeat in the last match against Gujarat completely stopped the team’s journey. In such a situation, under the captaincy of Adam Markram, SRH will come down to break RCB’s dream of playing in the last four. The performance of the team’s batters has been very disappointing this season. At the same time, except for Bhuvneshwar Kumar in bowling, the other bowlers have also been in trouble.
The pitch of the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium helps both the batsman and the bowler. Spinners play a big role in the middle overs. In the last match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Lucknow, 367 runs were scored at this ground, and only 9 wickets fell.
A total of 69 matches have been played at the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium in the IPL so far, out of which the team batting first has won 30 matches. At the same time, the team chasing victory in 39 matches is in their hands. The average score in the first innings at Hyderabad’s home ground is 159.
Possible Playing XI Of RCB:- Faf Duplessis, Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Glen Maxwell, M Lomror, Dinesh Karthik, M Bracewell/W Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood/W Parnell, Karn Sharma, M Siraj
Possible Playing XI Of SRH:- Abhishek Sharma, Anmolpreet Singh, Rahul Tripathi, A Markram, H Klaasen, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, M Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Mayank Markande