IPL 2019, RCB vs SRH Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets to end their IPL campaign on a good note on Saturday. Sent into bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 175/7 but RCB chased down the target of 176 with four balls to spare.
After this loss, Sunrisers Hyderabad are currently placed at the fourth spot, tied at 12 points with Kolkata Knight Riders, only higher on Net Run Rate. For Bangalore, the victory gave them a chance to end the tournament on a high. The side started with six straight defeats but managed to win four of their last four games.
Indian Premier League, 2019M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 20 May 2019
Royal Challengers Bangalore 178/6 (19.2)
Sunrisers Hyderabad 175/7 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day - Match 54 ) Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets
IPL 2019, RCB vs SRH: Highlights
RCB win by 4 wickets
Back to back fours and it is Umesh Yadav who wins it for RCB ! Can you believe it? RCB win by 4 wickets. RCB end their IPL2019 on a high, keep KKR alive in the tournament and leave SRH on the tenterhooks
Rashid gets Hetmyer as Shankar takes his catch at the boundary. Hetmyer falls for a brilliant 75. RCB - 164/4, 17.4 overs
30 needed off 24 balls. Strategic timeout signaled. SRH really need to come back with a plan. This is now RCB's game to lose. RCB - 146/3, 16 overs
FIFTY! Gurkeerat Singh Mann hits a four to reach the landmark | RCB- 141/3, Bangalore need 35 runs in 26 balls
Hetmyer and Mann - 109 stand for the 4th wicket - this is the first 100-plus partnership for RCB not involving Virat Kohli or AB de Villiers since 102 by Chris Gayle & Cheteshwar Pujara against KXIP in Mohali in 2013.
Dropped! Hetmyer survives! Huge moment of the match. Did SRH miss the bus for the playoffs at this juncture? RCB- 115/3
Shimron Hetmyer salutes the crowd upon reaching fifty, he's keeping the fight alive for RCB. Fine knock under pressure but needs to carry on RCB- 92/3.
Hetmyer and Gurkeerat trying to weather the storm. RCB- 61/3, Bangalore need 115 runs in 72 balls. SRH need to break this partnership soon.
End of powerplay
RCB - 49/3, 6 overs. Khaleel kept up quiet in the last over rod the Powerplay. Just four runs. RCB need a strong partnership between Gurkeerat and Hetmyer now.
OUT! Bhuvi gets his second and it's the big one of AB de Villiers. What a neat catch by Guptill at first slip! RCB are in big trouble at - 20/3.
1-1 (Parthiv Patel, 0.3)
18-2 (Virat Kohli, 1.5)
20-3 (AB de Villiers, 2.5)
Khaleel Ahmed gets the big wicket of Virat Kohli. It was short, was wide and Kohli gets an outside edge. Saha makes no mistake. He is gone for 16(7). Bangalore lose both openers. RCB- 18/2
None of Parthiv Patel's powerplay heroics today! Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets the better of him. He is out for 0. RCB- 6/1
Parthiv Patel and Kohli are at the crease. Parthiv Patel is on strike. Bhuvneshwar will open the attack
End of innings
Sunrisers Hyderabad hammer Umesh Yadav for 28 runs in the final over. SRH reach 175/7 in 20 overs. RCB need 176 to win.
Umesh Yadav after being hammered for 20 runs in the first four balls bowls a no ball for overstepping - Gets a double. Just a single on the free hit but that was NOT a no ball!
FIFTY! Kane Williamson hammers a fullder delivery from Umesh Yadav for a six at long-off and brings his first half century of the season. Follows it up with a boundary.
WICKET! And another one - the pressure was building with the wickets falling. Rashid Khan tried for a big one - did not connect it well enough. Hetmyer takes an easy catch. SRH 139/7
WICKET! Chahal gets the wicket of Yusuf Pathan with a slow delivery. Umesh Yadav takes a catch at deep extra cover.
GONE! Mohammad Nabi follows him in the next over. He falls to Navdeep Saini. SRH 137/6
Yuzvender Chahal bowls a brilliant over! Just two runs! CdG in to bowl his first. Needs to keep it tight! SRH- 81/3, 12 ovs.
Umesh Yadav bowls out
Umesh Yadav's potency in the first six overs has been a real issue for RCB this season. 2019 has been the year in which he's taken fewer wickets than any other season in which he's featured in 10+ matches.
SRH this innings:
First 4 overs - 44/0 (RR 11.00)
Next 5 overs - 19/3 (RR 3.80)
Sunrisers have been by far the best batting team in the Powerplay overs of this year's IPL. They have lost the fewest wickets (8), had the highest average (91.62), the highest run rate (9.27) and the highest number of balls per dismissal (59.2).
OUT! 2 wickets in 1 over for Washington Sundar. Hetmyer completes a fine catch in the deep as Pandey departs for 9.
The umpires go up to confirm, soft signal is out.
Clean catch? YESSSS! He is out
Washington Sundar strikes with his first ball! Guptill is gone for 30. Spin does it for RCB! Guptill gets caught by Kohli and Hyderabad lose their second. SRH - 60/2, 7.2 ovs
Guptill has given a start for SRH and he looks dangerous. The RCB seamers were all over the place once again and only Chahal's 6th over helped them pull things back a bit. SRH- 52/1
FIFTY COMES UP
A boundary off the last ball bringing up SRH's 50. One bounce and over the line. Powerful from Martin! Hyderabad going at more than 10 per over.
Gone! Navdeep Saini gets the breakthrough as Saha departs for a quick 20. Change of pace and Saha's shot gets caught this time by Umesh Yadav. SRH- 46/1
A 150 kmph delivery from Saini gets smashed to the boundary lines at cover. Saha has absolutely smashed it, length around off, Saha comes forward and plays it on the up, finds the gap at cover
Saha and Guptill are at the crease. Saha is on strike. U Yadav will open the attack. Kohli at slip. Square leg and third man the boundary riders.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI):
Parthiv Patel(w), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Colin de Grandhomme, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Yuzvendra Chahal
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI):
Wriddhiman Saha(w), Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi
Head to Head in Indian Premier League
Overall: Matches – 13, Royal Challengers Bangalore – 5, Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8.
Hello and Welcome
Royal Challengers Bangalore host Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in the 54th match of the Indian Premier League, 2019. SRH have 12 points, and given their healthy net run rate of 0.653, a win against RCB will nearly secure them a playoff spot. Stay tuned for live updates.