IPL 2020, Match 3: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 3: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Stats Preview

David Warner, Virat Kohli
David Warner, Virat Kohli (Credits: Twitter)

On Monday (21st September) evening, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the third game of the IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai). It will be the opening match for both these teams in the IPL 2020.

In the previous IPL season (IPL 2019), the IPL 2016 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad finished as the fourth-best team in that tournament (went out from the tournament in Eliminator), while the three-time runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore finished as the last-positioned team (eighth-positioned team).

Let’s look at some crucial stats preview before the upcoming IPL 2020 match between SRH vs RCB

Head-to-head records between SRH vs RCB

Stats Matches SRH Won RCB Won Tied/No Result
Overall 14 7 6 1/0
In IPL 14 7 6 1/0
In UAE -/-
In last 5 matches 5 3 2 0/0
In IPL 2019 2 1 1 0/0

Records of SRH and RCB during their respective first match of every IPL season

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
SRH 7 3 4 0 (0/0) 0
RCB 12 7 5 0 (0/0) 0

 Records of SRH and RCB in the UAE

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

 Important stats between SRH vs RCB

(Teams’ Stats)

Stats SRH (vs RCB) RCB (vs SRH)
Highest total 231/2 (20 overs) at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 31st March 2019 227/4 (20 overs) at Bengaluru on 12th April 2016
Lowest completed total 130/7 (20 overs) at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 7th April 2013 113 in 19.5 overs at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 31st March 2019
Largest victory (by runs) 118 runs at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 31st March 2019 45 runs at Bengaluru on 12th April 2016
Largest victory (by wickets) 8 wickets at Bengaluru on 13th April 2015 7 wickets at Bengaluru on 9th April 2013

 (Top players’ stats)

Stats SRH (vs RCB) RCB (vs SRH)
Highest individual score 114 by Jonny Bairstow at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 31st March 2019 93* by Virat Kohli at Bengaluru on 9th April 2013
Best bowling figures 4/11 by Mohammad Nabi at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 31st March 2019 3/24 by Washington Sundar at Bengaluru on 4th May 2019
Most runs scored 562 runs by David Warner 504 runs by Virat Kohli
Most wickets 14 wickets by Bhuvneshwar Kumar 10 wickets by Yuzvendra Chahal

Other important stats

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

  • David Warner is returning to the IPL captaincy during this match, which will be his 48th IPL match as a captain. During this match, Warner will surpass Kumar Sangakkara (47 IPL matches as a captain) and will become the third most-capped overseas captain in IPL history. The top two record holders in this list are also Australians – Adam Gilchrist (71 IPL matches as a captain) and Shane Warne (55 IPL matches as a captain).
David Warner, SRH, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
David Warner (Image Credit: Getty Images)
  • Kane Williamson (44 sixes) is six sixes away to complete his 50 sixes for SRH. After David Warner (123 sixes) and Shikhar Dhawan (54 sixes), Williamson will be the third SRH batsman to hit 50 or more T20 sixes for this team.
Kane Williamson, SRH, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
Kane Williamson (Image Credits: IPL)
  • Siddarth Kaul (49 wickets) requires one more wicket to complete his 50 IPL wickets.
Siddarth Kaul, SRH, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
Siddarth Kaul (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

  • Virat Kohli (49 wins) is one win away to complete his 50 IPL wins as a captain, which he has all achieved for the RCB. He will be the fourth captain in IPL history to win 50 matches, but he will also be the first RCB captain to win 50 IPL matches.
Virat Kohli, RCB, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
Virat Kohli (Photo Credit: IPL/BCCI)
  • Virat Kohli (8900 runs) is 100 runs away to complete his 9000 T20 runs. The right-handed batsman will be the first Indian and seventh overall cricketer to score 9000 or more T20 runs.
  • South African pacer Dale Steyn (96 wickets) is four wickets away to complete his 100 IPL wickets. He will be the fourth overseas cricketer to take 100 IPL wickets.
Dale Styen, RCB, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
Dale Steyn (Image Credit: Getty Images)
  • Umesh Yadav (148 wickets) is two wickets away to complete his 150 T20 wickets.
Umesh Yadav, RCB, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
Umesh Yadav (Image Credit: IPL)
  • AB de Villiers (4395 runs) needs to score 105 more runs to complete his 4500 IPL runs. Till 19th September 2020, a total of five batsmen have managed to score 4500 or more IPL runs.
AB de Villiers, RCB, SRH vs RCB, Stats, IPL 2020
AB de Villiers (Credits: BCCI)
  • AB de Villiers (199 sixes) is one six away to complete his 200 IPL sixes for RCB. After Chris Gayle (239 sixes), De Villiers will be the second batsman to hit 200 or more IPL sixes for this team.
  • AB de Villiers (397 sixes) needs three more sixes to complete his 400 T20 sixes. The right-handed batsman will be the first South African and sixth overall batsman to hit 400 T20 sixes.

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