SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - RCB Won By 35 Runs against SRH at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

IPL 2024: SRH vs RCB – Royal Challengers Bengaluru Won By 35 Runs

In the electrifying 41st match of the IPL 2024 season, the Royal Challengers Bengaluru faced off against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH vs RCB) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

The match was a display of cricketing prowess, with RCB emerging victorious by a comfortable margin of 35 runs.

Let check out SRH vs RCB head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

24 matches played between the SRH vs RCB at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 13 matches while Royal Challengers Bengaluru has won 10 matches.

Toss Moment

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - Faf du Plessis and Pat Cummins at Toss Moment.
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The day began with RCB winning the toss and opting to bat, setting the stage for a high-scoring encounter.

“Opting to bat first tonight. Despite being away, we feel the support from our fans. They’ve been in good form, so we aim to set a challenging total and build scoreboard pressure. We’ve shown resilience in recent games and aim to continue that momentum. No changes in our lineup.”

Faf du Plessis, RCB Captain

“Exciting to be back home after a series of away games. The support from the fans, both offline and online, is overwhelming. Regardless of batting first or second, we’ll maintain our aggressive approach. Our bowlers have adapted well to the conditions, and tonight, we aim for some quick bowling.”

Pat Cummins, SRH Captain

SRH vs RCB: First Innings

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Batting

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - Virat Kohli scored 51 (43) with four 4s and one 6s.
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The first innings saw RCB’s batting lineup put up a formidable total. Virat Kohli led the charge with a well-crafted 51 off 43 balls, including four boundaries and a six.
Rajat Patidar provided an explosive performance, smashing 50 runs in just 20 balls, with his innings peppered with two fours and five sixes.

Cameron Green’s unbeaten 37 off 20 balls, with five fours. Faf Du Plessis’s quickfire 25 from 12 balls, with three fours and a six. Further bolstered RCB’s total to 206/7 in 20 overs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowling

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - Jaydev Unadkat 3/30 (4). He took  Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar and Mahipal Lomror's wickets.
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SRH’s bowlers had their moments, with Jaydev Unadkat taking impressive figures of 3/30, including the key wickets of Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar.

T Natarajan also contributed with 2/39, while Mayank Markande and Pat Cummins took a wicket each.

SRH vs RCB: Second Innings

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batting

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - SRH's Batting
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In response, SRH put up a valiant effort but fell short of the target. Shahbaz Ahmed remained not out at 40 runs from 37 balls.

And Abhishek Sharma and Pat Cummins contributed with quick 31s.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Bowling

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - Cameron Green 2/12 (2). He took Pat Cummins and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's wicket.
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However, RCB’s bowlers kept a tight leash on the scoring.

Cameron Green’s economical 2/12, Karn Sharma’s 2/29, and Swapnil Singh’s 2/40 played pivotal roles in restricting SRH to 171/8.

Man of the Match

RCB’s comprehensive win was a result of collective team effort and strategic execution.

Rajat Patidar’s blistering half-century earned him the ‘Man of the Match’ title, recognizing his crucial role in setting up a challenging total for SRH.

SRH vs RCB - 25 APR 2024 - Rajat Patidar is the Man of the Match.
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“I was just keeping things in my mind that control the controllables. Whenever I go back home, I try to solve every issue that I encounter. Today I was backing myself to be in good shape against every bowler.”

Rajat Patidar, RCB

The match was filled with magic moments, including Patidar’s six-hitting spree and Unadkat’s crucial breakthroughs.

In conclusion, RCB’s triumph over SRH was a testament to their balanced team performance and strategic acumen, securing them a 35-run victory in a memorable IPL clash.