Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets: Move Closer To Playoffs

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad: RCB won the crucial match against SRH by 8 wickets. RCB moves closer to playoffs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

SRH scored 186 against RCB in IPL 2023 season match number 65. This match was at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday. Heinrich Klaasen made maiden IPL century. He played a very good game of cricket. He made his century in 49 balls with 8 fours and 6 sixes. He finished with 104. Harry Brook made 27 in 19 balls with 2 fours and 1 six.

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

Virat Kohli scores 100, RCB beat SRH by 8 wickets

  • Virat Kohli scored a blistering 100 off 58 balls to help RCB chase down 186 and beat SRH by 8 wickets.
  • Kohli and Faf du Plessis put on 172 runs for the second wicket to take RCB home with 4 balls to spare.
  • Earlier, Heinrich Klaasen scored 102 off 59 balls to help SRH post 186/5.
  • Klaasen’s knock was the first century of the season for SRH.
  • Michael Bracewell was the pick of the bowlers for RCB, taking 2 wickets for 25 runs.

Faf du Plessis the captain of RCB and King Virat Kohli laid the platform for the win with a record 172-run partnership. Faf du Plessis made 71 in 47 balls with 7 fours with 2 sixes. Virat made 100 runs in 63 balls with 12 fours and 4 sixes. Finally, Glenn Maxwell and Michael Bracewell finished the match. RCB moves closer To Playoffs. Virat Kohli was declared man of the match.

Virat Kohli

Key points: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

  • Virat Kohli scored 100 off 58 balls.
  • Faf du Plessis scored 71 off 49 balls.
  • Heinrich Klaasen scored 102 off 59 balls.
  • Michael Bracewell took 2 wickets for 25 runs.
  • RCB won by 8 wickets.

The Updated IPL 2023 point table at a glance

PositionIPL 2023 TeamsMatchesWonLostPointsNet Run Rate
1Gujarat Titans139418+0.835
2Chennai Super Kings137515+0.381
3Lucknow Super Giants137515+0.304
4Royal Challengers Bangalore137614+0.180
5Mumbai Indians137614-0.128
6Rajasthan Royals136712+0.140
7Kolkata Knight Riders136712-0.256
8Punjab Kings136712-0.308
9Delhi Capitals135810-0.572
10Sunrisers Hyderabad13498-0.558
RCB and MI have 14 points each but RCB’s net run rate is better than MI


Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Anuj Rawat(w), Shahbaz Ahmed, Michael Bracewell, Wayne Parnell, Harshal Patel, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram(c), Heinrich Klaasen(w), Harry Brook, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Kartik Tyagi, Mayank Dagar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nitish Reddy

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