Today, Dubai is hosting the third IPL 2020 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Yesterday, Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Kings XI Punjab on the same ground after a thrilling super over. See All IPL Venues.
SRH and RCB Overview
The Indian Premier League fever is on the peak after the first two incredible games. This is the second match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 12 years of IPL and no title, Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore will start their struggle towards their first IPL trophy today. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have liked to keep it low key while playing in the tournament.
RCB has good batting firepower in the form of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli while SRH has David Warner and Johny Bairstow to start the charge. Having AB and Kohli on their squad, RCB’s biggest strength is their batting, bowling takes them down but Captain Kohli is confident of the team composition all ready to paint Dubai red. Will 2020 be the year when RCB lifts the IPL trophy? Let’s hope.
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David Warner led Sunrisers Hyderabad is aiming for their second title this year. SRH reached the Playoffs last year but lost in the eliminator. In the IPL 2020, They have a good strength of overseas players like David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, and Mohammad Nabi. SRH will mostly expect Rashid Khan to grab the important wickets. The orange army has the best opening pair in the form of David Warner and Johny Bairstow
SRH have made some changes in their squad. They dropped all-rounder Shakib AL Hasan after being banned by ICC. He was found in breach of the Anti-Corruption Code.
Match Timing and Venue
The toss between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will happen at 7:00 PM IST and the match will start at 7:30 PM IST. The match will be played at the Dubai International Stadium.
RCB Playing XI
A Finch, D Padikkal, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, J Philippe, W Sundar, S Dube, N Saini, U Yadav, D Steyn, Y Chahal
SRH Playing XI
Sunrisers Hyderabad XI: D Warner, J Bairstow, M Pandey, P Garg, V Shankar, A Sharma, M Marsh, R Khan, B Kumar, S Sharma, T Natarajan
Pitch Report For Today IPL Match 2020
After watching yesterday’s match between DC and KXIP, we can say that the pitch at Dubai International Stadium is good for bowlers. Especially spinners will enjoy bowling here. Sunrisers Hyderabad has an advantage here that they have Rashid Khan on their squad. The toss winner team will probably field first as second time batting will be relatively easier because of the dew factor.
Dubai International Stadium Weather Conditions
The RCB vs SRH weather forecast is expected to be 36°C during the match. The humidity will be around 48% and there is no chance of rain. So, nothing will interrupt the match at Dubai International Stadium today.
Approaching Milestones in Today’s Match RCB vs SRH
- Ab de Villiers need 1 six to complete 200 IPL sixes.
- Virat Kohli requires 88 runs to complete 5500 IPL runs.
- Siddharth Kaul needs one more wicket to complete 50 IPL wickets.
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