IPL 2024: SRH vs RCB Match Preview, Pitch, Head-to-Head record

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SRH vs RCB: Struggling to stay alive in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, RCB will next be up against a rampaging SRH on Thursday, April 25 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Faf du Plessis and Co. are in dire straits as they are on the verge of getting knocked out of the competition. From here on, RCB need to win all their games to have any chance of making their way through to the next round.

SRH vs RCB: Match Preview

SRH, led by Pat Cummins, are currently third in the points table with five wins in seven matches. They are coming off a thumping 67-run win against Delhi Capitals. Their batters have been in top form, with Travis Head’s 89 off 32 balls against DC being a prime example. The team has posted 250-plus totals three times this season, with their highest total of 287 coming against RCB in the reverse fixture in Bengaluru.

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On the other hand, RCB, under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis, are fresh from their seventh defeat of the season following a heartbreaking 1-run loss to Kolkata Knight Riders. They are rooted at the bottom of the table with only two points. Despite their struggles, RCB can take some confidence from their ability to chase down high totals this season, including the clash against SRH at home where they scored 262 in response to the Hyderabad-based side’s 287.

SRH vs RCB: Pitch Report

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is renowned for its batter-friendly pitches. It was at this very venue, around 29 days ago, that SRH broke RCB’s record of the highest total in IPL history. They smashed 277 runs against Mumbai Indians – in a match that saw a combined total of over 500. Get ready to see the early overs with minimal seam movement from the new ball. Pacers, beware – this pitch might not offer you much assistance. Hyderabad promises to be a true batsman’s paradise, so get those willows warmed up!

SRH vs RCB: Head-to-Head Record

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In their previous encounters, SRH holds the edge with 13 wins against RCB, who have won 10 such ties with 1 match ending in no result. In the last 6 meetings, it’s 3-3 between the two sides. The two teams have clashed 8 times so far at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, where Sunrisers Hyderabad has got the better of Royal Challengers Bengaluru, who have won just twice on their visits to Hyderabad.

The upcoming match SRH vs RCB promises to be an exciting encounter. While SRH will be looking to continue their winning streak, RCB will be desperate to turn their fortunes around. With the pitch favouring the batters, a high-scoring match is on the cards. It will be interesting to see how the teams strategize and perform in this crucial encounter.

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Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

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