SRH vs RCB IPL 2023
Bhuvi will become the seventh player to claim 170-plus scalps.

Match number 65 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season sees Royal Challengers Bangalore play a crucial away fixture in Hyderabad against the Sunrisers. RCB are in the hunt for a top-four place whereas SRH are out of the tournament. All eyes will be on SRH pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who claimed a fifer for his side in the previous game against Gujarat.

Bhuvneshwar has managed 168 scalps in the IPL at 25.72. He needs three scalps to become the second-highest wicket-taker among pacers in the IPL. He can surpass Lasith Malinga’s tally of 170 scalps. Bhuvi will only be behind Dwayne Bravo, who managed 183 scalps in his career.

Overall, Bhuvi will become the seventh player to claim 170-plus scalps. Meanwhile, he has 17 scalps versus RCB and needs three more to become just the 4th pacer to manage 20-plus wickets.

Other records on offer in the SRH-RCB contest

Kohli can become 2nd player with this tally versus SRH

As per ESPNcricinfo. Virat Kohli has smashed 569 runs against SRH at 31.61. He can become just the second player to score 600-plus runs versus SRH after Sanju Samson, who has scored 791 runs.

Glenn Maxwell can surpass these stars

RCB all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has scored 2703 runs in the IPL at 26.50. He can get past the likes of Virender Sehwag (2728) and Yuvraj Singh (2750) in terms of runs in the IPL.

Faf can geto 50 fours versus SRH

Faf du Plessis is the top scorer in IPL 2023 and could be a thorn for SRH against whom he has smashed 413 runs at 31.76. Faf, who has smashed 43 fours versus the Orange Army, needs seven more to reach a mark of 50.

1800-plus runs for Faf in the powerplay overs

Faf has scored 1780 runs in the IPL powerplay overs. He carries an average of 48.10. Faf is 20 shy of becoming just the 10th batter in IPL history to slam 1800-plus runs in the first six overs.

100 fours in the middle overs for Faf

Faf has scored 1697 runs in the middle overs (7-15) in the IPL at 41.39. Faf, who needs 3 runs to reach the 1700-run mark, is closing in on 100 fours during the middle overs phase, slamming 97 to date.