Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL Rivalry


The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad match is coming up again soon. These two teams have played against each other 18 times already. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) currently dominates with 10 wins against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

SRH vs RCB Stats and History

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Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore

SRH vs RCB Betting

SRH vs RCB IPL Betting
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The RCB vs SRH is a relatively new rivalry in T20 and IPL cricket that gets cricket fans excited for every match between them. Simon Katich and Virat Kohli coach the RCB team while the SRH is led by coaches Trevor Bayliss and Kane Williamson.

RBC belong to United Spirits and are strongest on their home turf at Bangalore’s Chinnaswamy Stadium. The Sunrisers, owned by Kalanithi Maran from the Sun Group, play better on their home grounds at the Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.

These teams have several ace cricketers from around the world on their squads, making every Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad game intensely suspenseful to watch. Generally, they are a fierce challenge to the end.

RCB vs SRH Head-to-Head

The RCB vs SRH IPL fixture remains one of the most exciting matches in IPL history. Of the 18 times, these two teams have gone head to head in the Indian Premier League, SRH has won 10 games against RCB and lost seven. This puts them three wins ahead of RCB who have won seven games and lost 10.

The Royal Challengers highest and lowest scores are similar to that of the SRH. Both teams again boast many ace players in this year’s squads, so the 2021 matchup is most likely to be another nail-biting game for cricket fans worldwide to enjoy.

There is one game that these teams did not play at all due to it being called off. The below table represents the comparative results of their last 18 matches played between these rivalries.*Games played outside India

SRH vs RCB Head to Head

Bangalore Category Hyderabad
7 Wins 10
10 Lost 7
1 No result 1
227 Highest Score 231
113 Lowest Score 135

Exciting Matches Between RCB vs SRH in IPL

Out of all the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL fixtures where RCB has gone head to head with SRH, three incredibly close games stand out above the rest as their best matchups. In this section, we will share those SRH vs RCB exciting details with you.

On 7 April 2018, the two teams made strenuous efforts for the full 40 overs in Hyderabad amid a boisterous crowd. This was a seesaw game which ended up with a tiebreaker to determine the winner. SRH played well to restrict the RCB batting line-up to 130 runs for eight wickets in their 20 overs.

The Sunrisers did well in chasing RCB’s score with Akshath Reddy smashing a six followed by a four in the 18th over. Royal Challengers player, Murali Kartik kept his team in the game by only giving away seven runs in the final over before the SRH player, Vinay Kumar, managed to force the match into a tie.

The Sunrisers chose Thisasa Perera and Cameron White to play the super over who outdid the Royal Challengers players Kholi and Chris Gayle and became the winners by only five runs.

On 29 May 2016, at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, The Sunrisers won the toss and batted first to raise 208 runs from seven wickets. RCB fought hard to overtake the SRH score but only managed 200 runs for seven wickets, causing them to lose the game by a measly eight runs.

The Australian SRH cricketer, David Warner, was named man of the match after smashing 69 runs off 38 balls and being the most significant contributor to SRH’s winning score. The final is 2018, played on 7 May, SRH again won by a minimal margin making it an extremely memorable SRH vs RCB match. The game was played in Hyderabad. SRH opened the field and managed to score 146 runs.

The Royal Challengers started very well but fell quickly when the Sunrisers broke their morale and managed to get the RCB batsmen out quickly. RBC could only accumulate 141 by the end of the game and lost the title by a meagre five runs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

RCB IPL 2021

The IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is a cricket team from Bangalore that plays in the Indian Premier League. United Spirits established the team in 2008, and the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is the Royal Challengers Bangalore home ground.

RCB History

RCB hasn’t won any IPL titles thus far. In 2008 and 2014, they finished in seventh place. The team managed to finish second in 2009, 2011 and 2016, and third in 2010 and 2015. In 2012 and 2013, RCB ended fifth in the IPL. Disappointingly, the Royal Challengers Bangalore ended the IPL in eighth place in 2017 and 2019. The team moved up the log in 2018 to finish sixth, and in 2020 the IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore finished fourth behind SRH who claimed third place.

Most prominent players

Virat Kohli is the most feared player in international cricket until 2020. He brings the perfect balance of elegance and combativeness to the game and is considered unstoppable once he gets going.

AB de Villiers is one of the best players ever in T20 cricket. His batting reputation precedes him as a 360 degrees hitter who enjoys taking bowlers and fieldmen for a ride around the pitch.

Moeen Ali, one of the finest all-rounders in cricket worldwide, is a vital player in the RCB team. He brings the perfect equilibrium to the field with outstanding bowling techniques and solid batting skills.

Yuzvendra Chahal is an ace spinner from India and a key player in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. He has a reputation for troubling the batsmen with his fierce bowling in every IPL match he enters.

Aaron Finch, the Australian who captained the 2020 team, is a powerful batsman who turns the fielders into spectators. It will be interesting to see if he again captains the 2021 RCB team. It will also be exciting to see who the IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore buy onto their team in the 2021 auction to replace Kohli and de Villiers.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

SRH IPL 2021

The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) franchise team was founded in 2012. The IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad replaced the Deccan Chargers in the IPL league. Kalanithi Maran, from the Sun TV Network, owns the SRH team, and their home ground is the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium located in Hyderabad. Trevor Bayliss currently coaches the team.

SRH History

The Sunrisers Hyderabad joined the IPL in 2013 under the captain, Kumar Sangakkara. They managed to finish fourth that year as well as in 2019. SRH finished sixth in the 2014 and 2015 IPL but have managed to stay top of the board since then.

The Sunrisers Hyderabad finished third in 2017 and 2020, second in 2018 and won the title in the 2016 finale by defeating the RCB team who were clear dominants in the season.

Most prominent players

David Warner returned to IPL cricket in 2020 after a one year ban and again made it very clear that he is still one of the best batsmen in the IPL by scoring 692 runs in the season including eight half-centuries and one century. Rashid Khan, the ace spin bowler from Afghanistan, brings fast-paced leg-spin bowling to SRH’s team and has proven to be a batting asset in IPL history.

Bhuvaneshwar Kumar is the leading bowler and wicket-taker in the SRH team. He is famous for taking the most wickets in 2015, 2016, and 2017 IPL seasons.

One of the utmost effective and enthusiastic players in the Sunrisers team and globally is batsman Johnny Bairstow. Hailing from England, Johnny is also a fantastic wicket-keeper, and his partnerships with captain David Warner are the highlight of every game.

And last but not least, the former SRH captain, Kane Williamson is an asset to the IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad team. This player has proven his worth time and time again on the cricket field. He is well known for his leadership skills, spin bowling capabilities and right-hand batting.

IPL 2021 RCB vs SRH Betting and Odds

RCB vs SRH IPL betting

Due to the global pandemic, the IPL 2021 RCB vs SRH fixture had to be postponed, but IPL 2021 will return in April, and the finals are set down to be played in early June. This global pandemic has made the break between the two IPL seasons, at only five months, the shortest of all time.

The IPL 2021 season brings possible rule changes to the game. The international players’ limited to each team may be increased from four players to five. There is also word of a Mega Auction instead of the annual auction and possible introductions of two new teams taking the total teams playing in IPL 2021 to 10.

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RCB vs SRH - Betting

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RCB vs SRH Odds

RCB vs SRH Odds - 06-10-2021

IPL match RCB to Win SRH to Win
DC vs SRH 1.53 2.46

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