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IPL 2020 Eliminator 2 – RCB vs SRH

On 6th November 2020, cricketing fans witnessed another exciting match in Dream11 IPL 2020. 

Yes, you’re right, after the thrilling first eliminator match between Mumbai Indian vs Delhi Capitals on 5th Nov 2020, we witnessed yet another exciting eliminator between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to field first. Virat Kohil, captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore opened the batting with Devdutt Padikkal. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore didn’t get the expected start as they lost two early wickets in 3.3 overs. In 10 overs RCB were at 3 – 56, AB De Villiers and AJ Finch were the only two batsmen who scored in double digits i.e 56 and 32 respectively. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore set a target of 131/7 in 20 overs. 

RCB Batting:
  • V Kohil (6 of 7 balls)
  • D Padikkal (1 of 6 balls)
  • AJ Finch (32 of 30 balls 3 fours 1 six)
  • AB de Villiers (56 of 43 balls 5 fours)
  • MM Ali (0 of 1 ball)
  • S Dube (8 of 13 balls)
  • Washington Sundar (5 of 6 balls)
  • NA Saini (9 of 8 balls)
  • Mohammed Siraj (10 of 7 balls)

SRH Bowling:

  • Sandeep Sharma (4 – 21 – 0)
  • JO Holder (4 – 25 – 3)
  • T Natarajan (4 – 33 – 2)
  • S Nadeem (4 – 30 -1)
  • Rashid Khan (4 – 22 – 0)

In reply, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost the first wicket of Shreevats Goswami in the first over, but DA Warner and MK Pandey added 43 runs in 6 overs. Zampa and Chahal of Royal Challengers Bangalore had pulled back in the middle overs by taking back to back three wickets (David Warner, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg) 

SRH were 67-4 in 12 overs and required 65 more runs in 9 overs. New Zealand former Captain KS Williamson and West Indies Captain JO Holder played sensibly with their experience and class turned the match into their favour and reached the target in 19.4 overs. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batting:

  • DA Warner (17 of 17 Balls)
  • SP Goswani (0 of 3 Balls)
  • MK Pandey (24 of 21 Balls)
  • KS Williamson (50 of 44 Balls)
  • PK Garg (7 of 14 Balls)
  • JO Holder (24 of 20 Balls)

Royal Challenger Bangalore:

  • Mohammed Siraj (4 – 28 -2 )
  • NA Saini (3.4 – 31 – 0)
  • Washington Sundar (2 – 21 – 0)
  • A Zampa (4 – 12 – 1)
  • YS Chahal (4 – 24 – 1)
  • MM Ali (1 – 4 – 0)
  • S Dube (1 – 7 – 0)

Now all eyes on Qualifier – 2 at Abu Dhabi on 8th November 2020.

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