IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Stats Preview

On Friday (6th November) evening, SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Eliminator of IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi).

While both teams earned 14 points each at the end of the league stage of IPL 2020, SunRisers Hyderabad finished in the third position in the points table and Royal Challengers Bangalore finished in the fourth position in the same points table.

It will be their third meeting this season. In their earlier meetings in this season, while RCB won by 10 runs during the 3rd match of this season, SRH won by 5 wickets during the 52nd match of this season.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (SRH vs RCB) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

SRH (oldest to latest) – Won, Lost, Won, Won and Won

RCB (oldest to latest) – Won, Lost, Lost, Lost and Lost

Men-in-form

Stats SRH RCB
Top run-scorers David Warner (529 runs) Devdutt Padikkal (472 runs)
Manish Pandey (380 runs) Virat Kohli (462 runs)
Jonny Bairstow (345 runs) AB de Villiers (398 runs)
Top wicket-takers Rashid Khan (19 wickets) Yuzvendra Chahal (20 wickets)
Thangarasu Natarajan (14 wickets) Chris Morris (11 wickets)
Sandeep Sharma (13 wickets) Mohammed Siraj (9 wickets)

 

Records of SRH and RCB in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
SRH 19 9 9 1 (0/1) 0
RCB 19 8 10 1 (1/0) 0

 

Records of SRH and RCB at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
SRH 4 1 2 1 (0/1) 0
RCB 5 2 3 0 (0/0) 0

 

Crucial personal stats

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Rashid Khan

IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 1

i) The leg-spinner Rashid Khan has already taken 19 wickets in this season. As a SunRisers Hyderabad spinner, only Amit Mishra and Rashid Khan managed to pick up more wickets in an IPL season as both took 21 wickets in 2013 and 2018 editions respectively. With three more wickets, Rashid will create a new record for SRH in the list of most wickets as a spinner in an IPL edition.

Kane WilliamsonIPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 2

i) The right-handed batsman Kane Williamson has already hit 48 T20 sixes for SunRisers Hyderabad and he is two sixes away to complete 50 T20 sixes for this team. Williamson will be the third batsman to hit 50 T20 sixes for this team. David Warner (137 sixes) and Shikhar Dhawan (54 sixes) were the first two batsmen to hit 50 T20 over boundaries for this team.

David WarnerIPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 3

 

i) David Warner (195 sixes) is five sixes away to complete his 200 IPL sixes. A total of five batsmen, including two foreigners Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers, have managed to hit 200 IPL sixes till the date.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Virat Kohli

IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 4i) Indian star cricketer Virat Kohli has already hit 297 T20 sixes. With three more sixes, Kohli will become the fourth Indian batsman to hit 300 T20 sixes. Rohit Sharma (376 sixes), Suresh Raina (311 sixes) and MS Dhoni (302 sixes) were the first three Indian batsmen to manage 300 T20 sixes.

Navdeep Saini

IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 5i) The Indian right-arm fast bowler Navdeep Saini has already taken 49 T20 wickets and he is only one wicket away to complete his 50 T20 wickets.

Aaron Finch

IPL 2020, Eliminator: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview 6i) Australian cricketer Aaron Finch has scored 1973 IPL runs. He is 27 runs behind to complete his 2000 IPL runs. Finch will become the seventh Australian cricketer to score 2000 IPL runs.