IPL 2020: Match 52, RCB vs SRH – A big win for Sunrisers, Kohli's 7th dismissal to Sandeep and more stats

IPL 2020: Match 52, RCB vs SRH – A big win for Sunrisers, Kohli’s 7th dismissal to Sandeep and more stats

Here are all the statistical highlights from Sunrisers Hyderabad’s 5-wicket win during RCB vs SRH.

Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad is now one step away from sealing the playoff spot as they thumped the Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets. Sandeep Sharma struck twice in the powerplay after SRH elected to bowl first. Bangalore’s batting never recovered from there and was restricted to just 120/7. David Warner got out in the second over of the chase but Wriddhiman Saha added 50 runs for the 2nd wicket with Manish Pandey in only 32 balls. Jason Holder smashed 26* off 10 balls to wrap up the chase after SRH lost three wickets for 27 runs in 33 balls.

Here are all the statistical highlights from Sunrisers Hyderabad’s 5-wicket win during RCB vs SRH:

A big win for Sunrisers:

35Sunrisers Hyderabad completed their chase of 121 against Royal Challengers Bangalore with 35 balls to spare. This is the 2nd biggest victory for SRH in the terms of balls to spare in the IPL. SRH chased down the target of 81 against Delhi Daredevils in the 2013 edition with 37 balls to spare. This is also the 3rd biggest win for RCB in terms of balls to spare in the IPL.


Sandeep gets his bunny:

7 – Sandeep Sharma now has dismissed Virat Kohli on seven instances in the IPL which are the joint-most occasions a bowler has dismissed any batsman in the history of IPL. Kohli and Sandeep faced off 12 times where 69 runs scored off Kohli’s bat in 50 balls at a strike rate of 138.

6 – Sandeep Sharma has won as many as six Man of the Match awards in the IPL thus far out of which four were against Royal Challengers Bangalore only. Last of Sandeep’s previous five MoM awards in IPL came in the 2017 season against RCB during an away game for Kings XI Punjab.


Milestone wicket for Sandeep:

51Sandeep Sharma got past 50 wickets in IPL while bowling in the powerplay overs (1-6 overs) with the wickets of Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli during RCB vs SRH. Zaheer Khan (52) is the only other bowler with 50 wickets in the IPL while bowling in the first six overs.


Warner’s rare dismissal to spin early on:

2016 – David Warner getting out to Washington Sundar was his first dismissal against a spinner during powerplay overs in the IPL since 2016. The last spin bowler to dismiss Sundar during the first six overs in IPL was Sunil Narine on 22nd May 2016 in the last league of the season.

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Holder’s all-round show:

260 – Jason Holder’s strike rate of 260 in his unbeaten 10-ball 26 during RCB vs SRH is now the joint 2nd highest strike rate for an SRH player in an IPL inning of 25+ runs. Rashid Khan had a strike rate of 340 during his unbeaten 10-ball 34 against KKR during the 2018 qualifier while Ben Cutting scored at 260 strike rate during his unbeaten 15-ball 39 against RCB in 2016 final.


ABD @ 9000 runs:

9020 – AB de Villiers became the first South African to aggregate 9000 runs in the Twenty20 when he was on his individual score of 4 during RCB vs SRH. He is now the 9th player in Twenty20 history across Men’s and Women’s cricket to complete 9000 runs.


Pandey @ 1000 runs:

1008 – Manish Pandey completed 1000 runs in the Indian Premier League for Sunrisers Hyderabad when he went past his individual score of 18 during RCB vs SRH. Manish is now the 4th player after David Warner (3715), Shikhar Dhawan (2518) and Kane Williamson (1502) to amass 1000 IPL runs for SRH.


Devdutt @ 1000 runs:

45.54Devdutt Padikkal completed 1000 runs when he was on his individual score three during RCB vs SRH. Padikkal has a batting average of 45.54 which is the highest in Twenty20 history for any player with 1000+ runs.


Williamson @ 50 matches:

50 – The RCB vs SRH match on Saturday was the 50th appearance in the IPL for Kane Williamson; all while representing Sunrisers Hyderabad for whom he aggregated 1502 runs. Only eight players before Williamson have scored over 1500 runs in the IPL by the time of their 50th inning.