Dream11 IPL 2020: RCB vs SRH Preview, Probable XI, H2H, Fantasy XI and Match Prediction

The RCB team will look to redeem itself under the inspiring captaincy of Virat Kohli, and their performance largely depend on how Kohli and their star player AB de Villiers perform in the IPL.

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The age old rivalry between Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH and Royal Challengers Bangalore goes back to 2016 where the former defeated RCB in the final to lift the IPL title.

Instead of pondering over what has already happened in the past, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to start afresh this season with their opening match against ever consistent Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dubai International stadium.

The Bangalore team will look to redeem itself under the inspiring captaincy of Virat Kohli, and their performance largely depend on how Kohli and their star player AB de Villiers perform in the middle. The team has roped in Aaron Finch this season who will provide much needed impetus to Kohli and his team.

On the other hand, all looks good for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), with a devastating opening pair of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow. Warner, with all of his destructive ability, somehow manages to change the gears to the top and scores heavily in the IPL. Two orange caps in the last three seasons is a testament of his ability to power the team with a fiery start.

The team’s middle-order also looks well settled with the likes of Wriddhiman Saha and Vijay Shankar complementing the top order. While much will depend on Bhuvneshwar Kumar to stop Bangalore from scoring big runs with his pinpoint accuracy and unplayable lengths.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad

The Royal Challengers Bangalore unit

Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Gurkeerat Singh, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Joshua Philippe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahamad, Adam Zampa.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad

Sunrisers Hyderabad
The Sunrisers Hyderabad unit

David Warner (C), Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Billy Stanlake, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Fabian Allen, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Sandeep Bavanaka, Sanjay Yadav, Virat Singh.

Ideal playing XI (Bangalore)

  • Aaron Finch
  • Parthiv Patel (wk)
  • Virat Kohli (C)
  • AB de Villiers
  • Shivam Dube
  • Moeen Ali
  • Chris Morris
  • Washington Sundar
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Umesh Yadav

Ideal playing XI (Hyderabad)

  • David Warner (C)
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Kane Williamson
  • Manish Pandey
  • Vijay Shankar
  • Wriddhiman Saha
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Rashid Khan
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Khaleel Ahmed
  • Shahbaz Nadeem
  • Siddharth Kaul.

Dream11 Fantasy XI

  • Jonny Bairstow
  • David Warner (VC)
  • Virat Kohli (C)
  • Parthiv Patel
  • Manish Pandey
  • Moeen Ali
  • Washington Sundar
  • Rashid Khan
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Khaleel Ahmed.

Head to Head

Played: 15, SRH won: 8, RCB won: 6

Players to watch out for

For Sunrisers Hyderabad: Jonny Bairstow, David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

For Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal

Match Prediction

SRH looks a well-balanced side and has an upper hand over RCB. Alhtough, one never knows if you have AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli in your team who have the ability to topple any opposition on their day. But SRH looks favourites to win the match.

  • Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Date: 21th September 2020
  • Venue: Dubai International Stadium, Dubai. Time: 7:30 PM (IST)

Also Read: Dream11 IPL 2020: Strongest Predicted Playing XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

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