RCB vs SRH: DK’s valiant efforts in vain as rampaging Head & Klaasen demolish RCB

RCB vs SRH: DK’s valiant efforts in vain as rampaging Head & Klaasen demolish RCB

In a record-breaking evening, Sunrisers Hyderabad sealed a 25-run win to move to 4th spot in Points Table. Dinesh Karthik fought a valiant battle but in vain as 549 runs were scored in the match.

RCB vs SRH, Match 30: A rampaging Sunrisers Hyderabad side has thrashed Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 25 runs in IPL 2024 match. That win also means RCB have now lost five matches in a row. But RCB did not go down without a fight. A 38-year-old Dinesh Karthik led the fightback with 35-ball 83 in a giant 288 chase. But in the end, RCB could manage 262/7 to fall 25 runs short. In total, a record 549 runs were scored.

Who won yesterday’s IPL match?

Sunrisers Hyderabad jumped to 4th place with a 25-run win over RCB in Bengaluru. SRH shattered the World Record for highest total in franchise cricket scoring 287/3 in 20 overs. Travis Head was the architect with 41-ball 102. Heinrich Klaasen joined the party with 31-ball 67 before Abdul Samad smashed 10-ball 37 to finish things off with 287/3.

Who lost yesterday’s IPL match?

Royal Challengers Bengaluru suffered their fifth consecutive loss. Opting to bowl on a batting paradise, things did not go as per their plans. Even though RCB made changes, dropping struggling Mohd Siraj and Glenn Maxwell to the bench, their three pacers conceded over 50 in four overs. In the end, SRH ran away with 287/3.

IPL 2024 Points Table

RCB vs SRH Score

Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Live Updates

5 in a row!

Royal Challengers Bengaluru now have lost five matches in a row as Sunrisers Hyderabad brave DK wave to seal a 25-run win.

RCB 262/7 in 20
SRH 287/3 in 20

DK gets standing ovation

Dinesh Karthik falls for 83 off 35. It was an excellent knock, coming in at No 6 and under pressure. Natarajan removes him but M Chinnaswamy crowd gives him a standing ovation.

RCB 244/7 after 19

DK on six hitting spree

Dinesh Karthik is making a case for T20 World Cup spot. He is smashing 6s as he likes. RCB need 58 off 12. Can DK pull off the impossible?

DK smashes 50

Dinesh Karthik has scored his second consecutive half-century. This one comes off 23 deliveries. Can he challenge for a spot in T20 World Cup spot?

DK hits back

Dinesh Karthik is man on a mission. He is taking on SRH bowlers. The 38-year-old batter is showing how to bat even under pressure. He takes Natarajan for a 108m six.

RCB 6 down

Mahipal Lomror is the 6th batter to depart. Pat Cummins bowls a shortish delivery and it takes the bottom edge of the bat to hit the stumps.

RCB 182/6 after 14.2

DK & Lomror fight back

Five wickets down but RCB are not bowing down. Dinesh Karthik and Mahipal Lomror have returned to big hitting. Can they pull off a heist? RCB need 107 off 36.

RCB 181/5 after 14

RCB struggle

The big hitters are gone and now, RCB are motoring along. Dinesh Karthik is on the crease but the boundaries have dried up. RCB need to score as many as possible to not let the NRR suffer too much.

RCB 135/5 after 12

And it continues!

Bengaluru have lost their captain Faf du Plessis. He was hitting it well and seemed to be on song. But as he tries to hit a bouncer, the ball kisses his gloves and Heinrich Klaasen makes no mistake. RCB are running out of options as Pat Cummins making them pay. Soon, Cummins removes Sourav Chauhan. And RCB are 5 down!

RCB 122/5 after 10

RCB are back!

Bengaluru have lost two quick wickets. After the Will Jacks run-out, Rajat Patidar hits a six and departs trying to go for a second one.

RCB 111/3 after 9

Will Jacks run out

The joy is short-lived. Will Jacks is run-out. Faf du Plessis hits it straight and the ball hits the stumps after deflecting off Jaydev Unadkat’s hand.

RCB 101/2 after 8

50 for FDP

Faf du Plessis is still going strong. He gets a half-century and as long as he is there, RCB can still keep their hopes up.

Virat Kohli falls

Mayank Markande has broken the opening stand and perhaps won the match for SRH already. Virat Kohli is cleaned up as he misses the googly. Kohli departs for 42 off 20.

RCB 80/1 after 6.2


Faf du Plessis & Virat Kohli have kept RCB on course for a record chase. Kohli is on 19-ball 42 and Faf is on 17-ball 37 as RCB post 79/0 after 6


Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis have brought up 50-run stand inside 4 overs. This is exactly what they needed. But they are still behind the required run rate. RCB need more of that.

RCB 56/0 after 4

Fast start

Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis are off to a blazing start. This is exactly they need. But more than that. They need to score at 15 or above.

RCB 39/0 after 3

Chase begins!

Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis have begun a record 288-run chase. And it’s Abhishek Sharma who will open the bowling for SRH.

Just RCB things!

Royal Challengers Bengaluru now hold the two worst records in IPL history. Their batters were bowled out for 49 and now their bowlers have conceded the most runs in an innings with 287.

Raining sixes!

There was a 106m six by Heinrich Klaasen. And in all, SRH batters hit 22 sixes, most in an innings.

Most sixes in an IPL innings
22 SRH vs RCB Bengaluru 2024
21 RCB vs PWI Bengaluru 2013
20 RCB vs GL Bengaluru 2016
20 DC vs GL Delhi 2017
20 MI vs SRH Hyderabad 2024

SRH 287/3

Sunrisers Hyderabad have posted the World Record 287/3. This is the highest team total in IPL history and also second highest in T20 cricket history after Nepal’s 314/3.

Highest IPL total
– 287/3 SRH vs RCB Bengaluru 2024
– 277/3 SRH vs MI Hyderabad 2024
– 272/7 KKR vs DC Vizag 2024
– 263/5 RCB vs PWI Bengaluru 2013
– 257/7 LSG vs PK Mohali 2023

World Record!

Sunrisers Hyderabad have smashed their own record. With 287/3, SRH now have posted a World Record in franchise cricket.


Reece Topley joins Yash Dayal and Lockie Fergusen to concede over fifty runs in four overs. Vyashak Vijay Kumar has an over left. Is he next?

Reece Topley 1/68
Yash Dayal 0/51
Lockie Ferguson 2/52
Vyshak Vijaykumar 0/64

Wicket off no-ball

Yash Dayal had removed Aiden Markram with Reece Topley taking an excellent catch. But the dreaded siren is blown. He had overstepped. Markram gets a lifeline.

Klaasen falls

Had Klaasen been there, SRH would have surely scored 300. But Lockie Fergusen has provided Bengaluru with a breakthrough.

SRH 231/3 after 17

Klaasen sends one to the roof

Heinrich Klaasen has smashed Lockie Fergusen for a 106m six. It has landed on the M Chinnaswamy roof.

Do you agree?

Head ton

If you missed out on Travis Head’s rampaging knock, here you go.

Klaasen hits fifty

The rampage continues as Heinrich Klaasen now hits a 23-ball half-century. SRH are en route to break their own record of highest total.

SRH 205/2 in 15.

Worst bowling attack?

Royal Challengers Bengaluru now hold the record of most centuries conceded in IPL history.


Travis Head might be gone but there is no relief for RCB bowlers. Heinrich Klaasen is ripping RCB apart.

SRH 189/2 after 14.

‘Head’ache done for RCB!

RCB finally manage to get rid of SRH opener Travis who walks back for 103 runs after smashing IPL’s fourth fastest century

Head smashes fastest IPL hundred for SRH

RCB finally get breakthrough

RCB have finnaly managed to put an end to the partnership between the SRH openers. Topley dismisses Abhishek Sharma. SRH are 108/1 in 8.1 overs

Travis Head slams half-century

RCB set unwanted record in IPl 2024

Abhishek Sharma gets off to flying start

SRH opener Abhishek Sharma is taking on the RCB bowlers amd has gotten off to a flying start. SRH inch towards 50-run mark with two overs left in the powerplay.

Abhishek, Head start off proceedings for SRH

SRH openers Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head kick start the 1st innings. Will Jacks starts off with the ball for RCB

RCB vs SRH Playing XIs

RCB win toss, opt to bowl first

Royal Challengers Bengaluru won the toss and opt to bowl first at M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru

Lockie Ferguson to make RCB debut!


Royal Challengers Bengaluru: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Will Jacks, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Reece Topley, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Mohammed Siraj, Akash Deep, Saurav Chauhan, Suyash Prabhudessai, Swapnil Singh, Rajan Kumar, Karn Sharma, Tom Curran, Lockie Ferguson, Mayank Dagar, Alzarri Joseph, Cameron Green, Anuj Rawat, Manoj Bhandage, Yash Dayal, Himanshu Sharma

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abdul Samad, Nitish Reddy, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, T Natarajan, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tripathi, Glenn Phillips, Anmolpreet Singh, Upendra Yadav, Jhatavedh Subramanyan, Sanvir Singh, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Marco Jansen, Akash Maharaj Singh, Mayank Agarwal

Welcome to the coverage of match 30 of the IPL 2024 between the Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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