IPL 2019

IPL 2019: Match 54 – RCB Hoping to End Journey With a Consolation Win

IPL 2019: Match 54 - RCB Hoping to End Journey With a Consolation Win


The last league match for the two teams – Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) – will have a huge role in deciding the 4th qualifying team. Kohli XI are already out of the race, however, SRH will be eyeing a victory tonight and then pray for KKR’s loss in their last match to qualify for the top 4.

Team News

A Warner-less Hyderabad lacked the spirit in the last game against Mumbai Indians, however, a solid knock from Manish Pandey took the game into a Super Over.

RCB will be without Dale Steyn and Marcus Stoinis. Moeen Ali in also with the England team and the hosts are playing their last game, still unsure of their best combination. They will be looking to sign off in a good manner for the fans to rejoice slightly after a dismal performance this season. Tim Southee, Shimron Hetmyer and Colin de Gradnhomme are some of the overseas players who can fill in the shoes of the Aussie.

Playing XI

Here are the teams for RCB vs SRH match:

Royal Challengers Bangalore

  1. Parthiv Patel (wk)
  2. Virat Kohli (capt)
  3. AB de Villiers
  4. Heinrich Klaasen
  5. Gurkeerat Singh Mann
  6. Shimron Hetmyer
  7. Pawan Negi
  8. Umesh Yadav
  9. Navdeep Saini
  10. Tim Southee
  11. Yuzvendra Chahal

Sunrisers Hyderabad

  1. Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
  2. Martin Guptill
  3. Manish Pandey
  4. Kane Williamson (capt)
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Vijay Shankar
  7. Rashid Khan
  8. Abhishek Sharma
  9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  10. K Khaleel Ahmed
  11. Basil Thampi


Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

Match Time: The match will start at 7:00 PM (India), 7:30 PM (Pakistan).

Venue: MA Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

Weather Conditions: There are 24% chances of rain in Bengaluru tonight.

Toss: TBD.

What’s on Twitter?

The opening batsman and opening bowler.

One last game for RCB.

Can Pandey produce another gem?

Can RCB finish things off with a win? Let us know your pick for tonight’s game.

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