The match was played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. There wasn’t much information available about specific pitch conditions, but based on previous matches at the venue, it could have been a balanced surface favoring both batsmen and bowlers. Both teams opted for slightly different approaches in their playing XI:

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: Brought back Aiden Markram to open alongside Abhishek Sharma.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli returned to the top order after a brief drop in form.

SRH’s Batting Woes and RCB’s Dominant Bowling

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batting faltered from the start. Early dismissals of openers Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head put them on the back foot. Despite a fighting knock from Aiden Markram, wickets fell at regular intervals, preventing them from building a strong total. Heinrich Klaasen  and Nicholas Pooran provided some resistance in the middle order, but the SRH batting unit ultimately crumbled, managing only 159/8 in their allotted 20 overs.

For Royal Challengers Bangalore, the bowling attack was on fire. Cameron Green, the young Australian all-rounder, led the way with two crucial wickets, including the dangerous Nicholas Pooran. Mohammad Siraj and Josh Hazlewood picked up two wickets each, while Wanindu Hearings provided his usual economical spell with one wicket. The RCB bowlers displayed excellent discipline and execution, putting immense pressure on the SRH batsmen.

RCB’s Batting Chase: A Fifty from Kohli and Strategic Innings

Chasing a modest target of 160, Royal Challengers Bangalore started cautiously. Early wickets of Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell put them in a slightly precarious position. However, Virat Kohli, the former RCB captain, stepped up with a much-needed innings. He played a patient knock of 54 runs, anchoring the chase and ensuring RCB didn’t lose momentum. Contributions from Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik further solidified their position. Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, RCB never looked completely out of control, reaching the target with 8 balls to spare.

Match Turning Points and Key Players

  • Early wickets for RCB: Dismissals of Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head in the powerplay restricted SRH’s scoring potential.
  • Cameron Green’s double strike: Removing Nicholas Pooran in his prime was a significant blow for SRH.
  • Virat Kohli’s anchoring knock: Provided much-needed stability for RCB’s chase.
  • Rajat Patidar’s fifty: Supported Kohli well and ensured RCB reached the target comfortably.

Other Highlights and Statistics

  • RCB’s second win: This victory marked their second win in the tournament, propelling them slightly up the points table.
  • Impactful bowling from RCB: Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, and Cameron Green showcased their skills, restricting SRH effectively.
  • Disappointing batting performance from SRH: Apart from Aiden Markram’s knock, the batting unit failed to capitalize on partnerships.

Post-Match Analysis and Player Performances

  • SRH: Need to address their batting woes, especially at the top order. Their bowling attack, however, displayed promise.
  • RCB: Virat Kohli’s return to form is a positive sign for the team. Their bowling attack continues to be a strong point.


The 41st match of IPL 2024 was a one-sided affair dominated by the Royal Challengers Bangalore. SRH’s batting faltered, and their bowlers couldn’t defend a low total against a determined RCB batting lineup. This match highlighted the importance of a strong bowling attack and a stable batting performance, particularly from senior players like Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Score

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 171 all out
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 206/7

Result: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 35 runs.

Players of the match

For the RCB vs SRH match , there wasn’t a single “Players of the Match” award chosen by the entire IPL committee, but there are recognitions given out for different aspects of the game. Here’s a breakdown:

Official Player of the Match

  • Rajat Patidar:He received this title for his outstanding performance with the bat, scoring a crucial 50 and helping RCB build a strong total.

Other Awards

  • Most Runs: This could have gone to either Rajat Patidar or Virat Kohli  from RCB, depending on the specific criteria used.
  • Most Wickets: This could have been awarded to a bowler from either team, depending on who had the highest number of wickets taken. In this match, possibilities include Jaydev Unadkat  with 3 wickets or Karn Sharma with 2 wickets.
  • Most Sixes: This might have been awarded to Rajat Patidarwho might have hit the most sixes in the match.
  • Most Fours: Similar to most sixes, this could have been awarded to a batsman with the most boundaries hit.

Highest score RCB 263

As of today, April 26, 2024, there is no recent record of RCB scoring exactly 263 runs in an IPL match. The highest score RCB ever achieved was 263/5 against Pune Warriors in the 2013 IPL season. It’s possible you might be misremembering the specific score or the year.

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