RCB lost despite scoring 262 runs, SRH won by 25 runs in the historic match

Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 25 runs. Sunrisers Hyderabad had scored 287 runs first, which was the highest score in the history of the IPL. On the other hand, RCB had a great start in pursuit of the target, the team had scored 79 runs in the powerplay. Virat Kohli played a storming innings of 42 runs off 20 balls while captain Faf du Plessis’ bat also caught fire. Du Plessis scored 62 runs in a 28-ball innings with 7 fours and 4 sixes. Glenn Maxwell and Cameron Green did not play in this match, so the burden of lower order batting fell on Dinesh Karthik and the young batsmen. Dinesh Karthik also played a storming innings of 83 runs off 34 balls but could not lead RCB to victory.

After 15 overs, RCB had scored 187 runs for a loss of 6 wickets and the team still needed 101 runs in the last 30 balls. 29 runs came in the next 2 overs but the team still needed 72 runs in 18 balls. The situation was such that Bengaluru needed a four off every ball to win. Although the team needed 58 runs in the last two overs to win, Dinesh Karthik was not ready to back down. Karthik definitely scored 14 runs in the 19th over but in the same over he was eliminated after scoring 83 runs. Once Karthik was out, SRH’s victory was all but assured. Hyderabad won this game by 25 runs. For SRH, captain Pat Cummins took three wickets, Mayank Markande took two and T Natarajan also took one wicket.

549 runs were scored in the game

So far, there has only been one game in the history of the IPL in which both teams scored more than 530 runs in total. A total of 523 runs were scored in the SRH vs MI match in IPL 2024. Now the RCB vs MI game has surpassed the record of most runs in a game. A total of 549 runs were scored in this match between Hyderabad and Bengaluru. SRH vs RCB also broke the record of most sixes in a single game. In this match, Hyderabad batsmen scored 22 sixes and RCB batsmen scored 16 sixes. A total of 38 sixes were hit in the match.

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