RCB vs SRH, 54th Match IPL 2022: Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Updates, Pitch & Weather Report

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Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in their next match on May 8th at Wankhede Stadium. The Kane Williamson-led team has lost three games in a row and will be keen to get back on track as quickly as possible. With five victories in 10 games, the team is now in sixth place in the points table, and T Natarajan is expected to replace Kartik Tyagi in the starting lineup. The Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other side, eventually ended their losing skid against the Chennai Super Kings in the previous game. The Faf du Plessis-led team hasn’t seen the best of Virat Kohli yet this season, but a strong bowling performance has kept them in contention. RCB is in fourth place in the points table with six victories in 11 games and is expected to play with the same lineup as the previous game.

Pitch and Weather Report

The pitch is overall favourable for batting and is best suited for pacers than spinners. Average runs scored on this venue is 175 and have 60% chances of winning if bowling first. Weather will be normal with scattered clouds and average temperature at 30.8 C.

Venue Stats (T20 IPL 2022)

Total Matches 13
Matches Won Batting First 6
Matches Won Bowling First 7
Average 1st Innings Scores 170
Highest Total Record 68 by RCB vs SRH
Lowest Total Record 217 by RR vs KKR

 

Top 2 Wicket Keeper Picks

1) Dinesh Kartik – The right-handed hitter has been doing average and he will surely look to change his stats in this game.

Matches – 338

Runs – 6527

Highest Score – 97*      

Average – 27

 

2) Nicholas Pooran – He is a left-handed hitter and wicket keeper. He scored 2 consecutive half centuries in his last two matches and is in great form.

Matches – 227

Runs – 4536

Highest Score – 100*

Average – 26

 Top 3 Batsman Picks

1) Faf Du Plessis – The top order, right handed batter. So far, the right-handed batsman has accumulated 316 runs at an average of 28.73 in 11 matches.

Matches – 288

Runs – 7456

Highest Score – 120*

Average – 31

2) Virat Kohli – The former captain of India and RCB is a top order right handed batter. He scored 58 and 30 in his recent matches. He is looking to get back in good form.

Matches – 337

Runs – 10489

Highest Score – 113

Average – 40

3) Kane Williamson – He is a top order right hand batter. The SRH captain is in good form and scored 47 against LSG in his last match.

Matches – 229

Runs – 5844

Highest Score – 101*

Average – 31.58

 

Top 4 Bowler Picks

1) Umran Malik – He is a right-arm fast bowler who has been very popular since he has taken five wicket haul against GTHe bowled the fastest delivery (157kmph) in his last match.

Matches – 18

Wickets – 26

Economy – 8.74

2) Harshal Patel – Harshal Patel is a right-arm medium fast bowler and performed well in his last match against CSK where his stat was 3/35.

Matches – 134

Wickets – 162

Economy – 7.98

3) T Natarajan – The left-arm fast bowler has been consistent in taking wickets. So far, has taken a total of 17 wickets in the process.

Matches – 58

Wickets – 67

Economy – 8.00

4) Bhuvneshwar Kumar – He is a right arm medium fast bowler. He has been very economical in his last match against DC and also took a wicket.

Matches – 217

Wickets – 222

Economy – 7.17

 

Top 2 All-rounder Picks

1) Washington Sundar – He bats left-handed and pitches right-arm offbreak. He has been in average batting form. He will definitely want to score some runs and lead his team to win.

Matches – 104

Runs – 929

Highest Score – 54*

Average – 20.19

Wickets – 78

Economy – 6.83

2) Glenn Maxwell – He is a right hand batter and a bowling style as right arm offbreak. He was very economical in his last match and took 2 wickets. He is also good with the bat in one of his recent matches.

Matches – 354

Runs – 8017

Highest Score – 154*

Average – 28

Wickets – 123

Economy – 7.69

Predicted Playing 11

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Sean Abbott, Shreyas Gopal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan/Kartik Tyagi, Umran Malik.

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood.

 

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Poll Winning Percentage

RCB – 46%

SRH – 54%

Source- www.cricket.com