SRH vs RCB Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – IPL 2020, Match 3

Sunrisers Hyderabad have made it into the playoffs for four year in a row while Royal Challengers Bangalore finished 8th, 6th and 8th in the last three seasons.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad have made it into the playoffs for four year in a row while Royal Challengers Bangalore finished 8th, 6th and 8th in the last three seasons.


Playing XIs:

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe (wk), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal

Match Details:

The 3rd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will be played between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

SRH vs RCB Preview:

For four years in a row now starting from 2016, the Sunrisers Hyderabad have been making it to the playoffs of the IPL. The team from Hyderabad has been one of the most consistent and will like to carry the streak forward into 2020 as well. At the same time, there are a few changes in the leadership group too. While David Warner is back as the captain, Trevor Bayliss has replaced Tom Moody as the Head Coach.

The team would hope that they would start off on a winning note against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the last three seasons, RCB finished 8th, 6th and 8th on the points table respectively. They look strong on paper every year but haven’t been able to convert that into results. RCB has also got a new Head Coach in the form of Simon Katich. Instead of leaving it for too late, the Bengaluru team will want to get some wins under their belt early on.

SRH vs RCB Match 3 Weather Report:

There will be strong winds blowing around at the start of the game. The temperature will be around 33 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

In the last four T20Is played at this venue, the pitch seemed to be a good one for the bowlers. The spinners will enjoy bowling here.

Average first innings score: 138 (Last four T20Is played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 3, Tied – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

SRH vs RCB Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad/Abhishek Sharma, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed/Siddarth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem.

Bench: Kane Williamson, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad/Abhishek Sharma, Mitchell Marsh, Bavanaka Sandeep, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Shreevats Goswami, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed/Siddarth Kaul, T Natarajan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn/Isuru Udana.

Bench: Moeen Ali, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dale Steyn/Isuru Udana, Pawan Negi, Adam Zampa, Parthiv Patel, Josh Philippe, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav.

SRH vs RCB Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

David Warner had a few issues with his form in the series against England. But he is a different beast in the IPL. In the last season, he scored 692 runs in 12 games.

Virat Kohli has been one of the most consistent performers for RCB in the last few years. He scored 464 runs in 14 games in IPL 2019.

AB de Villiers mustered 442 runs in 13 games last season at a strike rate of 154.

Rashid Khan picked up 17 wickets in 15 games last year while maintaining an economy rate of 6.28.

Jonny Bairstow is coming off a wonderful century against Australia and is likely to draw confidence from that knock. He scored 445 runs in 10 games last year.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – David Warner, AB de Villiers, Manish Pandey

Vice-Captain Options – Jonny Bairstow, Virat Kohli, Rashid Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SRH vs RCB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jonny Bairstow

Batters – Virat Kohli (vc), Devdutt Padikal, David Warner (c), Manish Pandey

All-Rounders – Washington Sundar, Vijay Shankar

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SRH vs RCB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Josh Philippe, Jonny Bairstow (vc)

Batters – Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers (c), David Warner

All-Rounders – Mitchell Marsh, Washington Sundar, Vijay Shankar

Bowlers – Dale Steyn, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma


Expert Advice:

AB de Villiers is likely to keep the wickets for RCB. If he dons the gloves, that effectively makes Jonny Bairstow the only option for your Dream11 Fantasy teams.

Also, credits will be a constraint. If you want the troika of David Warner, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, you must pick a few players with 8 credits. Devdutt Padikal, Washington Sundar and Khaleel Ahmed are your best options.

Today’s SRH vs RCB Probable Winners:

Sunrisers Hyderabad are expected to win this game.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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