Today's encounter between Bangalore and Hyderabad will be crucial game for Bangalore to get a place in top-2 position in the points table. RCB will start as clear favourites in the today's game, but SRH also would look to finish on a high at the end of the tournament after a very disappointing campaign.
Last time when these two teams met each other in IPL, RCB ended up defeating SRH by just 6 runs at the Chennai venue. Glenn Maxwell's 50+ score ended up being a difference between those two sides in that game. However, when these two met each other in Abu Dhabi, the result was totally different as SRH ended up beating the Bangalore side by 6 wickets in the eliminator game of 2020 edition.
Let us have a look at numbers and stats from RCB vs SRH match before start of game:
Most runs for RCB vs SRH in IPL - Virat Kohli (564 runs)
Most wickets for RCB vs SRH in IPL - Yuzvendra Chahal (16 wickets)
Most runs for SRH vs RCB in IPL - David Warner (647 runs)
Most wickets for SRH vs RCB in IPL - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (15 wickets)
100 - If RCB wins today then they will be winning their 100th match in IPL.
2 - Harshal Patel needs 2 more wickets to take most wickets by an Indian bowler in a single IPL season.
Most wickets by an Indian bowler in single IPL season:
Jasprit Bumrah - 27 in 2020
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 26 in 2017
Harshal Patel - 26 in 2021
2 - Rashid Khan needs 2 more wickets to surpass Lasith Malinga in T20 cricket.
Most wickets in T20 cricket:
Dwayne Bravo - 549
Imran Tahir - 420
Sunil Narine - 419
Lasith Malinga - 390
Rashid Khan - 389
3 - Mohammed Siraj needs 3 more wickets to take 100 wickets in T20 cricket. He also needs 4 more wickets to pick 50 wickets in IPL overall.
64 - Kane Williamson averages 64 with the bat against RCB in IPL. He has always performed well against RCB with the bat especially since 2018 and he can be threat for RCB today as well.
Kane Williamson's scores vs RCB since IPL 2018:
56(39) in Hyderabad, 2018
81(42) in Bengaluru, 2018
70*(43) in Bengaluru, 2019
8(14) in Sharjah, 2020
50*(44) in Abu Dhabi, 2020
157.66 - AB de Villiers has a strike rate of 157.66 in IPL 2021, which is highest for any player who has scored atleast 200 runs in this tournament.