- Sunrisers Hyderabad leads RCB 10-7 in head-to-head stats.
- Last season, the two teams met three times, with SRH winning twice.
- Look at their head-to-head stats and more
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) got off to a fantastic start in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) by beating defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) by two wickets in Chennai. It was a nail-biter all the way down to the final ball.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face the Virat Kohli-led team at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday, April 14. The Sunrisers, on the other hand, didn’t get off to a good start in the tournament, losing by 10 runs to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Chepauk.
They were playing catch-up after losing two early wickets in their run chase. Furthermore, the Sunrisers are yet to win a match in Chennai. On a head-to-head level, however, David Warner’s side leads RCB by 10-7.
SRH Vs RCB Head To Head
In the history of the Indian Premier League, the two sides have faced each other 18 times. Out of the 18 matches played, Sunrisers Hyderabad has dominated RCB by winning 10 matches and KKR winning only 7 and one with no result.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
SRH Vs RCB Last 5 Encounters
6th November 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 6 wickets
31st October 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 5 wickets
21st September 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 10 runs
4th May 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 4 wickets
31st March 2019: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 118 runs
Additional Stats Of SRH and RCB
SRH highest score against RCB: 231
RCB highest score against SRH: 227
Most runs for SRH: 5,257 (David Warner)
Most runs for RCB: 5,888 (Virat Kohli)
Most wickets for SRH: 117 wickets (B. Kumar)
Most wickets for RCB: 121 wickets (YS Chahal)
Lowest total defended by SRH against RCB: 146
Lowest total defended by RCB against SRH: 163
SunRisers Hyderabad was defeated in the first match of the IPL 2021, though Royal Challengers Bangalore won by a narrow margin. SRH has a 10-7 advantage over RCB in their head-to-head records (including one Super Over victory for SRH). Therefore, the Royal Challengers Bangalore are expected to keep their winning streak going against Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are still looking for the right balance in their team.