SRH vs RCB 2022: The 36th match of the Indian Premier League 2022 will have Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Royal Challengers Bangalore are playing some really good cricket at the moment. Faf du Plessis’ return to form should be a big positive for them.
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He single-handedly took RCB to a formidable score of 181 runs in the first innings. He scored 96 runs in 64 balls, a knock which was laced with 11 fours and 2 sixes. RCB would also want Virat Kohli to add some runs under his belt.
In reply, Lucknow Super Giants were restricted to 163 runs in the second innings. Josh Hazlewood starred with the ball, picking 4 wickets for 25 runs. He bowled well both in the power play and at the death and took wickets every time the team was in trouble. He will be the player to watch out for on Saturday.
Currently, RCB is sitting at number three on the points table with five wins in seven matches. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad finds itself at number five. They have managed to win four games in six matches.
SRH have not lost a single game in their last four matches. After suffering defeats in their first two matches, Kane Williamson and Co. have won every game they have played, since. SRH beat Punjab Kings by seven wickets in their last game.
Umran Malik picked four wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned with a stellar spell of 3 for 22 in 4 overs. Thanks to a collective bowling effort, SRH restricted Punjab to 151 runs in the first innings. They later chased down the score in 18.5 overs. Rahul Tripathi (34 off 22), once again, played a vital knock with the bat. Besides, the likes of Aiden Markram (41 off 27) and Nicholas Pooran (35 off 30) remained unbeaten and guided the team home comfortably. Heading into the next game, SRH would be looking to carry on the winning momentum.