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IPL 2024: RCB's bowling revamp key in the clash against SRH at Chinnaswamy Stadium

Ahead of their IPL encounter, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) gear up to overhaul their bowling approach against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a bid to secure a crucial victory. 

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First Published Apr 14, 2024, 3:11 PM IST

Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s promising start in the IPL has spiralled into turmoil, with their bowlers needing a significant mindset shift against Sunrisers Hyderabad for a much-needed victory on Monday. Despite boasting talented players and esteemed coaches, RCB finds themselves at the bottom of the standings with just one win from six matches, highlighting the ineffectiveness of their plans. The team's struggle stems from their bowlers' inability to adapt to varying conditions, relying heavily on predictable strategies like knuckle balls and slow bouncers, which have been easily countered by opposition batsmen.

The recent match against Mumbai Indians exemplified this trend, as RCB's bowlers failed to defend a formidable total, conceding runs generously and lacking the creativity to contain a determined batting lineup.

Facing SRH, whose batting prowess rivals that of MI, presents a daunting challenge for RCB. With key players like Heinrich Klaasen, Abhishek Sharma, and Travis Head in top form, SRH poses a formidable threat throughout their batting order.

Despite SRH's bowling vulnerabilities, particularly in the spin department, skipper Pat Cummins has led the charge effectively, supported by the inclusion of T Natarajan, adding depth to their attack.

As the match unfolds at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, RCB will look to capitalise on SRH's minor weaknesses while relying on their star players like Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis to steer them towards a much-needed victory.

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