RCB vs SRH IPL 2018: Where to Watch Online and on TV
Will Virat Kohli’s RCB manage to play IPL play-offs? 
Will Virat Kohli’s RCB manage to play IPL play-offs? (Photo: PTI)

RCB vs SRH IPL 2018: Where to Watch Online and on TV

Their chances of making the playoffs still hanging by a thread, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in another must-win Indian Premier League encounter on Thursday, 17 May.

The consecutive victories over Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab have revived RCB's hopes, while SRH has been on a roll, having won nine matches out of 12.

RCB are still languishing at the second last position on the table, while SRH are on top of the table with 18 points.

Virat Kohli's RCB has endured a tough season, having lost seven of its 12 matches so far but the recent turnaround has rekindled hopes of a possible shot at the playoffs berth provided some other results go the team's way.

The hosts are overtly dependant on Kohli and South African swashbuckler AB De Villiers. On the bowling front pacer Umesh Yadav has delivered for the team, taking 17 wickets so far.

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SRH, on the other hand, depend quite a lot on opener Shikhar Dhawan (369 runs) and skipper Kane Williamson (544 runs) for inspiration.

Williamson has been an astute leader, who would look to consolidate the team's top spot and ensure a top-two finish at the end of the league stage.

Apart from Dhawan and Williamson, Yusuf Pathan (186), Manish Pandey (189) and Shakib-Al-Hasan (166) have also chipped in at crunch situations for SRH.

But what has been truly outstanding for SRH is their diverse bowling attack. The bowlers, led by India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar (8), have been terrific.

Bhuvneshwar has been backed up superbly by Siddharth Kaul (13 wickets), Sandeep Sharma (8), leg-spinner Rashid Khan (13) and Shakib-Al-Hasan (12).

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Here’s everything you need to know about SRH vs RCB IPL match:

Where Will the SRH vs RCB IPL Match Be Played?

The Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL match will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

When Will the RCB vs SRH IPL Match Be Played?

The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL match will be played on Thursday, 17 May, 8:00 pm onwards.

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Where do I Watch IPL 2018 Match Live on TV?

You can watch IPL 2018 matches live on the Star Sports network – Star Sports 1, Star Sports Select HD. Hindi commentary will be available on Star Sports 1 Hindi.

Where Can I Watch IPL 2018 Live Online?

Live streaming of the IPL matches will be available on Hotstar. There's no free live IPL stream online this year, but you can get the ‘All Sports’ pack for Rs 299 per year.

However, if you are an Airtel customer, you get unlimited streaming access to IPL 2018 on Hotstar for FREE via Airtel TV app. Jio users can also follow the IPL 2018 online on Jio TV app for free.

Alternately, follow the live updates of IPL 2018 at The Quint.

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RCB vs SRH, Match Scrore Update:


SRH won the toss and decided to bowl
Royal Challeners Bangalore: 218/6 (20 Overs)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 56/1 (6 Overs)
SRH needs 163 runs to win from 84 balls.

Squads:

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad:

Kane Williamson (C ), Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Wriddhiman Saha, Siddharth Kaul, Deepak Hooda, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Shreevats Goswami, Ricky Bhui, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Sachin Baby, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan, Tanmay Agarwal, Alex Hales, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Nabi and Chris Jordan

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Quinton de Kock, Brendon McCullum, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Chris Woakes, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Siraj, Corey Anderson, Parthiv Patel, Tim Southee

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