Mumbai IndiansMI 14 7 7 0
Chennai Super KingsCSK 14 9 5 0
Royal Challengers BangaloreRCB 14 9 5 0
Delhi CapitalsDC 14 10 4 0
Punjab KingsPK 14 6 8 0


Player Innings Runs
Virat Kohli 191 6076
Shikhar Dhawan 183 5577
Suresh Raina 195 5491
Rohit Sharma 202 5480
David Warner 148 5447

SRH vs. RCB Match 52 Highlights

Sunrisers Hyderabad held their ground after Bhuvneshwar Kumar kept holding on to the game in the 19th and 20th overs. Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by four runs. The match took place on 6th October, where SRH managed to limit RCB to 137 for six. Kane Williamson, the Sunrisers captain, started with a good example and scored31 runs, dismissing Glenn Maxwell in the process.

How Royal Challengers lost the match

Glenn Maxwell was up on his toes, prepared to finish the match in his team’s favor, but his dismissal came in at the wrong time, causing a lot of pressure to the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Devdutt Padikkal partnered with Glenn Maxwell to make scores for the RCB. Unfortunately, the team kept losing wickets and finally lost the game. Jason Holder tried his best to defend the 18 of the last two overs. He made a superb over, which gave away five runs for one wicket.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bhuvneshwar managed to bowl the last over to defend 13 runs, and his action was pretty good for the start. His move gave SRH their third win of the season, kicking RCB out of the top two. At 23:10 (IST), the Royal Challengers Bangalore made 128/6 after 18.4 overs, as Williamson took a catch at midwicket.

During the early hours of the game, Jason Roy scored 38 –ball 44. However, Royal Challengers Bangalore made a counter move producing a bowling display that restricted Sunrisers to 141 for seven. Jason went ahead to share a 58-ball 70 run with Kane Williamson. Unfortunately, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost three wickets for two runs in just seven balls. 

Harshal Patel the best bowler

Harshal Patel came out as the best bowler in the match. This was after Kholi won the toss and decided to bowl. In addition, Daniel Christian made two wickets as Shahbaz Ahmed, and Yuzvendra Chahal managed to keep everything in place. No player wanted to be left out; George Garton scored 29 runs in just two overs for one wicket.

Williamson makes a perfect cover which later on, he pulls one from Siraj. He made the best-two-timed shots that fenced off Garton. 

By the end of the powerplay, Sunrisers Hyderabad was at 50 for 1. Chahal and Shabaz did not give any chance to the batsmen as they kept bowling in tandem. Williamson got his stumps knocked off by Patel.  In the 12th overs, Sunrisers Hyderabad made 84 for 2. 

Garg managed to hit six off his counterpart Chahal, and this was before AB de Villiers caught it off during the next over. Christian then pulled a catch off his bowl, removing Roy from the scene. During the first ball of the next over, Abdul Samad was trapped by Chahal in front of the wicket. Meanwhile, Sunrisers Hyderabad moved to 107 for five in 15.1 overs. Patel’s delivery managed to keep Wriddhiman Saha off as Rashid Khan made seven Not Outs. Jason Holder tried to maintain his pace before finally falling in the last ball.

Reference Links:

  1. https://www.mykhel.com/cricket/ipl-2021-rcb-vs-srh-match-52-highlights-sunrisers-hyderabad-edge-royal-challengers-by-4-runs-176065.html
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