Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have won seven out of nine matches, today, if win the match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, then they will be the first team to qualify to the playoffs of IPL 2018. On the other hand, Bangalore team, which is headed by Virat Kohli, every match is now has been become a knockout. Bangalore has played nine matches, where they have lost 6. In the previous game Bowlers’ contribution was significantly good in Hyderabad’s victory. Bowlers have been successful in defending small targets easily. Captain Kane Williamson has been performing consistently good with his Bat, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul and Rashid Khan are the main concern for Other teams.
On Monday, RCB captain Kohli and AB De Villiers need to show their magic against Hyderabad. Another defeat is the danger of being out the team from IPL 2018. However, he faces the team whose bowlers have become a misery for all teams. Now Hyderabad’s star bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has also returned. Parthiv Patel and Brendon McCullum, who scored 53 runs against Chennai, need to cooperate well. Mandeep Singh and Colin de Grandhomme also need to perform according to their capacities. Bowling of death overs is an issue for RCB. Bangalore will have to find a solution against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Umesh Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have done well but Mohammed Siraj and Washington have not been able to do the pretty good spell.
Probable XI: Parthiv Patel (w), Brendon McCullum, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Murugan Ashwin/Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Probable XI: Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma/Basil Thampi
Head to Head of teams:
SRH 5 – 4 RCB (one tie)
Team Record at that particular venue:
SRH 3 – 1 RCB (one tie)