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IPL 2018: RCB trail SRH 4-6; will be relieved that David Warner isn’t here

Here is a look at the brief results of all RCB-SRH matches in the IPL since 2013 when SRH made their debut.

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It has been another disappointing outing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and though Virat Kohli’s men still have an outside chance to make the playoffs, their inconsistent form will not make their supports too excited for the remaining five games.

On Monday, May 7, RCB will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), who have been in a super form this year with 7 wins out of 9 games and a win in this match to be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (RGICS), Hyderabad, would see the Sunrisers qualify for the playoffs with quite a few encounters remaining.

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RCB, on the other hand, have just 6 points from 9 games and are languishing at No. 6 position of the points table. RCB and SRH have played 11 times in the IPL, including the final of the 2016 edition, with SRH winning 6 and RCB 4. One match was washed out in rain in 2017.

David Warner, SRH’s regular captain who missed this year’s IPL after getting banned over a ball-tampering incident in South Africa during the recent Test series, has always played well against RCB, winning the most number of man of the match awards (3) in the games between the two sides till date.

Here is a look at the brief results of all RCB-SRH matches in the IPL since 2013 when SRH made their debut:

2013

Game 1: SRH won the Super Over after match ended in a tie at RGICS
RCB 130/8 in 20 overs; SRH 130/7 in 20 overs. MoM Hanuma Vihari (SRH) 1 wicket for 5 runs and 44 not out off 46 balls.

Game 2: RCB won by 7 wickets at Chinnaswamy Stadium
SRH 161/6 in 20 overs; RCB 162/3 in 17.4 overs. MoM Virat Kohli (RCB) 93 not out of 47 balls.

2014

Game 1: RCB won by 4 wickets at Chinnaswamy Stadium
SRH 155/6 in 20 overs; RCB 158/6 (19.5 overs). MoM AB de Villiers (RCB) 89 not out off 41 balls.

Game 2: SRH won by 7 wickets at RGICS
RCB 160/6 in 20 overs; SRH 161/3 in 19.4 overs. MoM David Warner (SRH) 59 off 46 balls.

2015

Game 1: SRH won by 8 wickets at Chinnaswamy Stadium
RCB 166 all out in 19.5 overs; SRH 172/2 in 17.2 overs. MoM David Warner (SRH) 57 off 27 balls.

Game 2: RCB won by 6 wickets in Duckworth-Lewis Method in RGICS
SRH 135/3 in 11 overs; RCB 83/4 in 5.5 overs. MoM Virat Kohli (RCB) 44 not out off 19 balls. RCB’s score was set at 81 in 6 overs after rain intervened. Match was earlier reduced to 11 overs a side.

2016

Game 1: RCB won by 45 runs at Chinnaswamy Stadium
RCB 227/4 in 20 overs; SRH 182/6 in 20 overs. MoM AB de Villiers (RCB) 82 off 42 balls.

Game 2: SRH won by 15 runs at RGICS
SRH 194/5 in 20 overs; RCB 179/6 in 20 overs. MoM David Warner (SRH) 92 off 50 balls.

Final: SRH won by 8 runs at Chinnaswamy Stadium
SRH 208/7 in 20 overs; RCB 200/7 in 20 overs. MoM Ben Cutting (RCB) 39 not out off 15 balls & 2 wickets for 35 runs.

2017

Game 1: SRH won by 35 runs at RGICS
SRH 207/4 in 20 overs; RCB 172 all out in 19.4 overs. MoM Yuvraj Singh (SRH) 62 off 27 balls.

Game 2: Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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