IPL 2023: At 7:30 AM today, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad will square off in the 65th game of the IPL 2023 at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Hyderabad’s path to the IPL 2023 playoffs has been closed. Bangalore, must win this game at all costs if they want to keep up their chances of making the playoffs.
Hyderabad will take the field against Bengaluru in this game after losing their previous contest to the Gujarat Titans by 34 runs. While RCB bowlers with their excellent performance in the previous game, managed to halt Rajasthan Royals for 59 runs. By winning this game by an enormous margin of 112 runs, RCB kept up their chances of making the playoffs.
Bangalore’s chances of making the playoffs rest solely on their ability to win their next two games; if they lose, their hopes of winning the championship for the first time this season may be dashed.
How Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) can qualify for Playoffs
- Royal Challengers Bangalore will easily qualify for the playoffs this season if they win both their matches.
–If RCB loses one of their remaining two matches, then RR, Kolkata, and Punjab’s playoff hopes will be raised in this condition.
If RCB loses one of their two games, they must wish Mumbai Indians a loss in their final game. If MI loses in the final match, RR, KKR, PBKS, and MI will all have 14 points, and the team with the highest net run rate will also have 14 points and advance to the playoffs.
Bangalore has a match with Hyderabad today SRH is already in the last (tenth) position in this season’s points table, Hyderabad has nothing to gain. But the team can spoil RCB’s hopes of qualifying this season.
Even though the Hyderabad team has been out of the qualification round this season, the team has no shortage of power heaters. In such a situation, this match is not going to be easy for Bangalore because Hyderabad is going to play this match at home. Bangalore’s top three batters, Virat Kohli, Faf Du Plessis, and Glenn Maxwell, will need to put together strong innings if they are to win this game.
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