SRH vs RCB, IPL 2020 Eliminator: SRH beats RCB, to face DC in Qualifier 2

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Ab de Villiers hit a fighting fifty to keep Bangalore in the game.   -  IPL

RESULT: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to stay alive in IPL 2020. It will take on Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on Sunday.

TOSS UPDATE: David Warner has won the toss and Sunrisers Hyderabad will bowl first. This is the 11th time Warner has won the toss this season.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Shreevats Goswami(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

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IPL Playoffs Match Schedule:

November 5, ThursdayMumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals7:30 PMDubai
November 6, FridaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMAbu Dhabi
November 8, SundayQualifier 2 - Winner of Eliminator vs Delhi Capitals7:30 PMAbu Dhabi
November 10, TuesdayFinal - Mumbai Indians vs Winner of Qualifier 27:30 PMDubai


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Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI

1. Aaron Finch (Overseas)

2. Devdutt Padikkal

3. Virat Kohli (C)

4. A. B. de Villiers (Overseas\Wk)

5. Shivam Dube

6. Moeen Ali (Overseas)

7. Chris Morris (Overseas)

8. Washington Sundar

9. Yuzvendra Chahal

10. Mohammed Siraj

11. Navdeep Saini

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Sunrisers Hyderabad Predicted XI

1. David Warner (C/Overseas)

2. Kane Williamson (Overseas)

3. Wriddhiman Saha (Wk)

4. Manish Pandey

5. Virat Singh

6. Jason Holder (Overseas)

7. Vijay Shankar

8. Rashid Khan (Overseas)

9. T Natarajan

10. Siddarth Kaul

11. Khaleel Ahmed

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Cricket Australia has confirmed dates and venues for India's tour. India will play the limited-overs leg in Sydney and Canberra ahead of four-match Test series starting with a day-night Test in Adelaide. India will also play two warm-up matches against an Australia A squad - a three-day red-ball game at Drummoyne Oval between December 6-8, followed by a three-day, day-night match at the SCG from December 11-13. The Indian squad will leave for Australia from Dubai after the IPL final on November 10.

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Head-to-head: (16 matches - RCB 7 | SRH 9)

The two teams have faced each other 16 times in the IPL so far. Warner's SRH has dominated the head-to-head count with a 9-7 win/loss record.

Last IPL encounter:

RCB (120/7 in 20 overs) lost to SRH (121/5 in 14.1 overs) by 5 wickets.

In the reverse fixture this season, the sides had squared off at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on October 31, Saturday. The Sunrisers beat the Royal Challengers by five wickets on the back of an all-round performance from West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder.

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IPL 13th Edition Form guide: (last 5 matches | win:loss)

SRH - Sunrisers Hyderabad has lost just one of its last five games and is on a three-match winning streak (4:1).

RCB - Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore has won only one of its last five matches and is currently on a four-game losing streak (1:4).

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Top performers - Warner's SRH

Top run-gettersTop wicket-takers
David Warner (529)Rashid Khan (19)
Manish Pandey (380)T. Natarajan (14)
Jonny Bairstow (345)Sandeep Sharma (13)


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Sachin Tendulkar compared the first five weeks of the tournament to the one gone by, when more teams started chasing targets well in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. - READ

LISTEN IN| In Episode 08 of this IPL special podcast, Shayan Acharya, Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya and Vijay Lokapally check out the hits and misses for the four teams that failed to make the playoffs in their season report cards. They also pick a favourite from the four sides that have qualified for the playoffs.


Top performers -Kohli's RCB

Top run-scorersTop wicket-takers
Devdutt Padikkal (472)Yuzvendra Chahal (20)
Virat Kohli (460)Chris Morris (11)
AB de Villiers (398)Mohammed Siraj (9)


IPL Playoffs Report Card: (win:loss)

SRH: 2016-champion Sunrisers Hyderabad has played nine playoff matches in the history of IPL. It has won four games, while losing five (4:5).

RCB: Three-time finalist Royal Challengers Bangalore has featured in IPL playoff games 11 times. It has won five outings and lost six (5:6).


The Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Josh Philippe, Pawan Negi, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (Captain), Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Shreevats Goswami, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Abhishek Sharma, B Sandeep, Sanjay Yadav, Fabian Allen, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddharth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi.

Match Details

Eliminator: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Date: November 6, Friday
Time: 7:30 p.m.


The Eliminator match will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network. Live streaming will also be available on the Hotstar app.