IPL Preview: Royal Challengers Bangalore Face Hyderabad, Aim to Brighten Playoffs' Prospects

Only the top-four teams will make it to the playoffs of Indian Premier League 2014. With ten points, Royal Challengers Bangalore are two points behind Kolkata Knight Riders who are placed fourth currently.

updated: May 19, 2014 11:55 IST
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Hyderabad: After a hard-fought win over Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to brighten their prospects of earning a playoffs berth with a win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. (Related: Kohli lauds team's effort vs Chennai Super Kings)

Sunrisers are virtually out of the race following their seven-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders here on Sunday, but would like to achieve a win over RCB and salvage some pride. (Also read: Darren Sammy optimistic about Hyderabad's chances)

The Bangalore side has been erratic, but A B de Villiers' 14-ball 28 cameo and Yuvraj Singh and Chris Gayle's decent outings is good news for the team.

RCB's cause would get a boost if skipper Virat Kohli piles up a big score against Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Points Table)

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