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IPL 2020, RCB vs SRH Highlights: SRH win by 5 wickets

IPL 2020, RCB vs SRH Highlights: This result means that any of six teams - all except MI, who have already qualified, and CSK, who are out - can claim the three remaining play-off spots with one round of matches left.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: October 31, 2020 10:54:45 pm
IPLIPL 2020, RCB vs SRH

IPL 2020, RCB vs SRH Highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 5 wickets.

RCB, batting first at Sharjah, scored 120/7. Sandeep Sharma (2/20) made early inroads in the RCB lineup. Rashid Khan (1/24) struck after the Powerplay, as RCB failed to gather momentum in their innings. Josh Philippe (32) and AB De Villiers (24), the highest scorers in the innings, fell in quick succession in the middle overs, after which RCB trudged along to 120/7 in 20 overs. Wriddhiman Saha (39) again anchored the chase for SRH, before some wickets in the middle over by Yuzvendra Chahal (2/19) threatened to make things interesting. SRH overhauled the target with 5 wickets in hand in the 15th over as Jason Holder (26*) came out blazing.

IPL 2020

Match 52, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, 31 Oct, 2020

SRH 121 / 5 (14.1)

vs

RCB 120 / 7 (20.0)

BatsmenRB
Jason Holder26 10
Abdul Samad0 0
BowlersORWKT
Chris Morris2.0 19 0
Washington Sundar3.0 21 1

Sunrisers Hyderabad win by 5 wickets

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IPL 2020, RCB vs SRH Highlights:

22:47 (IST)31 Oct 2020
SRH win by 5 wickets, stay alive in play-off race

Chahal bowls the 15th over with SRH needing just 6 more. And Holder finishes off the business off the first ball itself. Banged down the ground. Six. SRH win by 5 wickets with 5.5 overs to spare. This win takes them to 4th spot. 

22:43 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Holder takes toll on Saini

Holder comes in at 6. And pulls a short ball from Udana for a monstrous six. Navdeep Saini bowls the 14th. RCB review for LBW against Holder, who is lucky he got a faint edge on that. Pulls a six next ball. A four flicked to fine leg to follow. Holder is taking a toll on Saini's over. Another six pulled towards fine leg. Abhishek Sharma tries to join the party but is caught in the deep. SRH 114/5 after 13.5 overs

22:33 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Williamson out - SRH need 34 off 47 balls

Abhishek Sharma joins Williamson at 5. Sundar continues in the 12th as RCB look to spin to get them back. 5 runs in the over. Udana bowls the 13th. Williamson hits a shot straight to Kohli at cover. Big wicket! SRH 87/4 after 12.1

22:26 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Chahal gets Saha

Chahal continues in the 11th. Saha comes down the track and pulls for a flat four. Chahal then outfoxes Saha, draws himself forward with extra loop, and gets him stumped out for 39. Could Chahal pull even this back for RCB? SRH 82/3 after 11

22:19 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Saha, Williamson rebuild - Chances for RCB

Isiru Udana bowls for the first time in the 8th. Just 4 runs off it as Saha and Williamson look to take some time after the wicket. Chahal goes up in run out appeal against Williamson. Third umpire rules that there is no conclusive evidence that the ball touched his hands. RCB players are unhappy with the decision. Chahal's 9th produces just 3 runs. Udana back in the 10th and Saha welcomes a full toss from him with a smashed four to deep cover. SRH 74/2 after 10

22:03 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Chahal gets Pandey

Chahal bowls the 7th over. Manish Pandey goes for one slog too many and is caught in the deep. Chahal gives just 2 runs and takes 1 wicket in the 7th over. Could there be a twist in the tail yet? Kane Williamson joins Saha at 4. SRH 60/2 after 7

21:54 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Saha, Pandey raise storm

Washington Sundar continues in the 4th. Saha goes to his favourite shot, the sweep, to get four more. Morris bowls the 5th. Struggles with his line. Couple of wides in the over. Pandey rolls his wrists to get four more on the leg side. 15 runs from Morris's over. Siraj bowls the 6th over. Will he have better luck? Saha goes over mid-on for four more. 50 comes up in the 6th over. This partnership wants to get this chase over with quickly. SRH 58/1 after 6

21:35 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Warner falls cheaply

Washington Sundar bowls the 2nd over. Warner swings to the leg side first ball. Six. Next ball, he tries it again. And is caught at mid on. RCB have their early wicket. Manish Pandey walks in at 3 in the 2nd over. Navdeep Saini bowls the 3rd over and Pandey utlizes his pace to get his first four. Pandey then flogs a six to the leg side. Proactive approach from Pandey. SRH 22/1 after 3

21:24 (IST)31 Oct 2020
SRH chase begins

Wriddhiman Saha and David Warner walk out to start what should be an eminently achievable chase. Morris bowls the first over for RCB. Both batsmen get off the mark with singles. SRH 4/0 after 1

21:06 (IST)31 Oct 2020
RCB score 120/7 in 20 overs

Isiru Udana comes in at 8 and departs for a first ball duck. The wicket deluge continues for RCB. 5 runs and 2 wickets in the 19th over. Lack of pace off the surface is doing in RCB. Siraj comes in at 9 and tries a few mighty heaves - for one run. A leg bye off the last ball. RCB score 120/7 after 20 overs.

20:58 (IST)31 Oct 2020
6th wicket

Chris Morris enters at 7 as RCB look for a big finish to make up for their woes today. Gurkeerat paddle sweeps for four. Fortunate to get four. The fielder gets to the ball but cannot control the catch. Holder bowls the 19th. And Morris holes out. Nothing going RCB's way. RCB 114/6 after 18.3

20:51 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Sundar's resistance ends

Rashid Khan almost scalps Sundar in the 16th but replays show the ball popped out of Manish Pandey's hands. Sandeep Sharma brought back to bowl his last over in the 17th. Fails to add to his tally but it's another tight over. Natarajan bowls the 18th. And now finally Sundar is out. Caught and bowled. Gone for 21. RCB 106/5 after 17.1

20:40 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Gurkeerat, Washington rebuild

Gurkeerat Singh and Washington Sundar are the two new batsmen who RCB are looking to as they look to recover in the second half of their innings. Both batsmen look to keep the score ticking with singles. Natarajan brought back into the attack in the 14th. And gives away just 3 runs. Holder bowls the 15th. Sundar stands tall and cuts for four. Welcome boundary. RCB 93/4 after 15

20:23 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Double blow - spin sends back both ABD and Philippe

Nadeem continues in the 11th. De Villiers crashes a six down the ground now. Goes for the big shot over covers again later in the over. But fails to clear the distance. Abhishek Sharma catches in the deep. De Villiers is out for 24. Washington Sundar enters at 5 with SRH hurrying through their middle overs with spin. Rashid Khan gets Philippe! That's a double blow! Philippe is gone for 32. RCB 76/4 after 11.4

20:16 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Philippe, De Villiers show more attacking intent

Philippe carts another four down the ground in Nadeem's 9th over. RCB are scoring off every ball now even though the big shots are still mostly eluding them. Rashid Khan continues in the 10th. De Villiers now pulls a short ball for four. His first boundary. Coming after 18 balls. RCB 61/2 after 10

20:07 (IST)31 Oct 2020
RCB struggle to get going

Natarajan bowls the 6th, with RCB in all sorts of trouble. Just 1 run off it. They manage a run rate of only 5 in the Powerplay overs. Philippe, who was looking more aggressive early on, is needing to rein himself in. Shahbaz Nadeem bowls the 7th. Philippe carts a four down to fine leg. Rashid Khan introduced in the 8th. And he serves up a volley of dot balls against ABD. RCB 42/2 after 8

19:54 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Sandeep Sharma gets Kohli too

Kohli comes in at 3. Holder continues in the 4th, with RCB still taking their time in these intial overs. Philippe ensures the 4th over has a good end, slapping a four down the ground. Sandeep Sharma continues in the 5th. And gets the big wicket. Sandeep Sharma has dismissed Kohli for the seventh time in IPL now! Kohli offers a simple catch. He is out for 7. ABD comes in at 4. RCB 28/2 after 4.4

19:43 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Sandeep Sharma bowls out Padikkal

Holder bowls the 2nd over. It's another quiet over before Padikkal punches the last ball of the over past the bowler for four. The first four in the match. Sandeep back in the 3rd. Josh Philippe gets his business underway with an aerial shot. Before Sandeep crashes through Padikkal's stumps. RCB 13/1 after 2.5

19:35 (IST)31 Oct 2020
Match begins

Devdutt Padikkal and Josh Philippe open the innings for RCB. Sandeep Sharma bowls the first over for SRH. A quiet start to the innings. RCB 3/0 after 1

19:03 (IST)31 Oct 2020
RCB to bat first

SRH win toss vs RCB, opt to field first.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Josh Philippe, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal

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

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