Watch RCB vs SRH live: Virat Kohli and Co. look to clinch spot in IPL 2020 playoffs

Despite a recent dip in form, RCB may have the opportunity to seal a berth in the IPL 2020 playoffs against SRH on Saturday. Watch RCB vs SRH live.

By Utathya Nag ·

Having suffered back-to-back losses in their last two Indian Premier League matches, Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to get back to winning ways when they face Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

In the first-leg fixture in September, it was RCB who came out on top by 10 runs, riding on half-centuries by Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers. Watch live streaming of RCB vs SRH live on TV.

Despite their slump in form of late, Virat Kohli and Co. find themselves in a good position on the IPL 2020 points table with 14 points from 12 outings. A victory on Saturday will be enough to breach the magic 16-point mark and practically seal a place in the knockouts.

Central to RCB's good run this season has been captain Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal's exploits with the willow, with both batsmen having breached the 400-run milestone already this season.

Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, meanwhile, has been one of the top bowlers of IPL 2020 with 18 wickets to his name and will be hoping to close the gap on the purple cap with a good haul against SRH.

Yuzvendra Chahal will look to increase his IPL 2020 wickets haul during RCB vs SRH. Photo: Royal Challengers Bangalore/Twitter

SRH, meanwhile, have 10 points from their 12 matches and are virtually out of the reckoning for an IPL 2020 playoff spot.

Captain David Warner has been the standout player for SRH with the bat, having already scored 436 runs but frailties in the remainder of the SRH's batting order has let the team down this season.

Rashid Khan is SRH's top wicket-taker this season with 17 scalps to his name.

RCB vs SRH head-to-head

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad have faced off in the IPL on 16 occasions. SRH holds a small head-to-head advantage over RCB, having won eight and lost just seven. One match had no result.

When is the RCB vs SRH match?

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad will be played on Saturday, October 31. The IPL 2020 match will start live at 7.30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Which TV channel will broadcast RCB vs SRH live?

IPL 2020 is broadcast live in India by Star Sports. The RCB vs SRH match will be telecast live on the Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD TV channels.

Live streaming of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.