RCB opt to field first against SRH as Faf Du Plessis rests Maxwell, Siraj

Bengaluru, April 15 (UNI) The stage is set for an intriguing encounter between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the iconic Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday. RCB, led by Faf du Plessis, won the toss and chosen to field first, indicating their intent to capitalise on any early pitch conditions.

In a bid to rejuvenate the team and instigate a turnaround, du Plessis has opted to rest Glenn Maxwell and Mohammad Siraj for this game. Their absence will pave the way for fresh faces and new strategies to be implemented on the field.

Ferguson’s presence could add a new dimension to RCB’s bowling arsenal, providing them with an edge against their opponents. Fans will undoubtedly be eager to see if these strategic changes pay off and propel RCB to a much-needed victory

On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad, under the leadership of Pat Cummins, is riding high on confidence following their recent performances. Cummins opted to maintain continuity by sticking to the same winning combination, showing faith in his players to deliver another impressive display.

The unpredictable nature of T20 cricket adds to the excitement, and with Chinnaswamy Stadium renowned for producing high-scoring matches, fans can expect a thrilling contest. Whether it’s a nail-biting chase or a run-fest, this match promises to be a treat for cricket enthusiasts.


Royal Challengers Bengaluru (Playing XI): Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Will Jacks, Rajat Patidar, Saurav Chauhan, Dinesh Karthik(w), Mahipal Lomror, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Reece Topley, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Nitish Reddy, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins(c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, T Natarajan.

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