IPL 2019: Match 11, SRH vs RCB, Match Prediction: Who will win today's match?
Sunrisers Hyderabad opened their account for the 2019 IPL campaign on Friday when they chased down 198 against Rajasthan Royals at Hyderabad. David Warner and Jonny Bairstow put on a 110-run opening wicket stand to chase down the target with ease.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, lost the home game against Mumbai Indians in a controversial manner. With two defeats in as many games this season, RCB cannot afford to lose any more games, especially very early in the season.
If SRH bat first:
David Warner is back with a bang for SRH with two fifties in two games. Jonny Bairstow too played a couple of handy knocks at the top. Williamson's return has strengthened their batting lineup.
With Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, and Pathan in the middle order, SRH are a force to reckon with this season. With so much firepower in the squad, always expect a score of 180+ whenever SRH bats first.
If RCB bat first:
Royal Challengers Bangalore need other batsmen to support Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers and cannot expect these two to win games every time. Shimron Hetmyer has a huge role to play in the middle order and if he comes good, RCB can post a huge total on the board.
Parthiv, Moeen and Grandhomme need to step up with the bat. If they bat first, expect a score of around 170 from RCB.
Who will win?
Sunrisers are a balanced unit and pretty much settled at the moment. They have great depth in the batting and bowling department, which makes them a clear favourite to win the game on Saturday against RCB.
Follow Sportskeeda for all the updates on IPL live score, purple cap, points table, schedule, news, orange cap, and fantasy tips.