IPL 2021, SRH vs RCB: David Warner elects to field
Sunrisers Hyderabad are set to take on the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the sixth game of IPL 2021 at the Chepauk Stadium. In the clash of two heavyweights, Warner has won the toss and elected to field. The RCB will be vying for a revenge as the Orange Army knocked them out in the Eliminator of IPL 2020. Here is more.
How will the pitch behave?
The wickets in Chennai haven't been too challenging for the batsmen this season. Notably, the teams have been able to score in excess of 155 in the three games here so far. However, the spinners will remain in hunt throughout the match. As seen in the previous game here, leg-spinner Rahul Chahar hogged the limelight with his match-winning 4/27.
SRH vs RCB: Head-to-head record
As far as the head-to-head record is concerned, Sunrisers Hyderabad have had the edge against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The two teams have faced each other 18 times, with SRH winning 10 of them. They have a win percentage of 55.56 against RCB. Meanwhile, RCB have managed to win seven games (win percentage: 38.89). Notably, one game between the two sides was abandoned.
A look at the interesting stats
RCB skipper Virat Kohli is the second-highest run-scorer against SRH (531) in the IPL. However, he has scored just 58 runs off 55 deliveries in his last six outings against them. Meanwhile, Sandeep Sharma has joint-most wickets (23) against the RCB. As per Cricketpedia, Sandeep has dismissed the RCB skipper Kohli as many as seven times in the IPL.