Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Welcome Back to 10th edition of IPL 2017 ( Indian Premier League ) is all set to commence from today (5th April Wednesday) and it will begin with its IPL 2017 first opening ceremony and the opening match playing between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Hyderabad .
This year, there will be eight opening ceremonies of the IPL. The opening ceremonies will take place at respective home venues of eight franchises. RCB and SRH both teams has own Strengths and Weaknesses, SRH stunned many by winning the IPL-2016 last season. It was a season when they were led by a captain David Warner who believed in walking the talk.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Captain David Warner Who leads from the front, is an IPL veteran and he led the SRH from the front last season scoring a mammoth 848 runs from 17 innings at an average of 60.57, scoring 9 half-centuries.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain KL Rahul, Who leads from the front, being ruled out of the IPL this season and Virat Kohli’s dodgy shoulder, which could keep him out of the initial stages, RCB have a batting unit that can invoke fear in the best bowling attacks.
IPL First Match Toss, Result, Live Update
IPL 1st Match, RCB vs SRH – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Date: 5th April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 20:00 Local time, 19:30 PKT, 14:30 GMT
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Who will win the match– Pending
Today, the main Indian Premier League opening ceremony will take place at 6:30 PM (IST) in Hyderabad. The live telecast of the opening ceremony can be watched on Sony Pictures Network (SPN)- Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD, Sony Max, Sony Max HD, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD, in India. Online viewers can catch the live streaming of the ceremony on HotStar.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Shane Watson (captain), Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Aravind, Avesh Khan, Samuel Badree, Stuart Binny, Yuzvendra Chahal, Aniket Choudhary, Praveen Dubey, Chris Gayle, Travis Head, Iqbal Abdulla, Kedar Jadhav (wicketkeeper), Mandeep Singh, Tymal Mills, Adam Milne, Pawan Negi, Harshal Patel, Sachin Baby, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Billy Stanlake.
David Warner (captain), Tanmay Agarwal, Ricky Bhui, Bipul Sharma, Ben Cutting, Shikhar Dhawan, Eklavya Dwivedi, Moises Henriques, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Siddharth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammed Siraj, Mustafizur Rahman, Ashish Nehra, Naman Ojha (wicketkeeper), Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar, Barinder Sran, Pravin Tambe, Kane Williamson and Yuvraj Singh.
Live Match Update :-
Toss:- SRH will bat first after losing the toss.