Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Date: Sunday, May 4
Start time: 3:30 p.m. BST
Live on: Sony Six, Star Sports HD, Star Sports 1 (India), ITV4 (United Kingdom), SuperSport (South Africa), OSN (UAE) SkyTV (New Zealand), Network Ten (Australia), Channel 9 (Bangladesh), Sportsnet and Omni (Canada), Sports Max (West Indies), Geo Super (Pakistan), Starhub (Singapore).
Weather: According to Weather.com, Bangalore will be a little on the cloudy side, but temperatures will still be high and may peak at 38 degrees Celsius.
The Royal Challengers batted first, but despite a fast start, they struggled to mount much of a total and closed at 124-8 from their 20 overs.
In reply, things had looked dicey for Hyderabad, as Kieron Pollard made 78, but with little other support, the Indians were held to just 157-7 from their innings.
With these teams having enjoyed differing fortunes last time around, they will both be desperate for victory.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (from): Virat Kohli (capt), Parthiv Patel, Tanmay Mishra, Yogesh Takawale, Vijay Zol, Yuvraj Singh, Varun Aaron, Ashok Dinda, Abu Nechim Ahmed, Sachin Rana, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shadab Jakati, Sandeep Warrier, Harshal Patel, Nic Maddinson, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Albie Morkel, Mitchell Starc, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ravi Rampaul
Sunrisers Hyderabad (from): Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Amit Mishra, Irfan Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Naman Ojha, Karan Sharma, Parvez Rasool, KL Rahul, Venugopal Rao, S Anirudha, Manpreet Juneja, Ricky Bhui, Amit Paunikar, P Parameswaran, Ashish Reddy, Chama Milind, Dale Steyn, Darren Sammy, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Moises Henriques, Jason Holder, Brendan Taylor
Still one of the most explosive batsmen in Twenty20 cricket, Chris Gayle holds the key for the Royal Challengers.
If he can get off to a fast start, Bangalore will be tough to stop.
A crucial member of Hyderabad’s top order, David Warner has shown a great deal of ability in T20 cricket.
If he can find some form again and continue hitting boundaries, Sunrisers will be confident of further success.
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