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SRH don’t have as much depth as some other teams in the IPL: AB de Villiers

April 14, 2021

Written By,

Ankit Seth

RCB's star batsman, AB de Villiers, is excited for the upcoming match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai. This is going to be Bangalore's second match of the tournament. Just like last year in UAE, and several seasons before that, AB de Villiers once again helped RCB to win their opening match against Mumbai Indians with his sublime 27-ball 48. Ahead of the big encounter, batting legend AB de Villiers has opened up on the Orange Army. AB de Villiers pointed out that he has always enjoyed playing against the Hyderabad-based franchise. The Proteas batsman also stated that SRH has a nice bowling attack. AB de Villiers was quick to add that SRH bowlers are proficient and smart. The side can be dangerous if allowed to get back in the game.

AB de Villiers stats against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Royal Challengers Bangalore faced the Hyderabad-based franchise three times last season. RCB won once and lost twice. One of their defeats came in the all-important eliminator match. SRH was able to restrict Bangalore to 131 in the first innings. AB de Villiers had a productive run against SRH. The wicket-keeper batsman managed scores of 51 off 30 balls, 24 off 24, and 56 off 43 in the three matches he played against the Hyderabad-based franchise last year. Overall, in the IPL, the South African has amassed 520 runs in 15 games against SRH. Bangalore will now hope that their star batsman brings his best game to the fore against SRH in Chennai on Wednesday.

IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore full squad

Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Kane Richardson, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Finn Allen, Shahbaz Ahamad, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Daniel Christian, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel.

IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad full squad

David Warner (C), Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami (WK), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Kedar Jadhav, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman

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Written By,

Ankit Seth