Royal Challengers Bangalore will have to wait and watch who they face — Sunrisers Hyderabad or Kolkata Knight Riders — in the eliminator.
IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim to bounce back, seal playoff berth with win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
Going by current standings, RCB are better-placed at No 2 and they need to win one of their remaining two games — against SRH or DC — to make the cut. Even if RCB lose both their matches and stay on 14 points, they can still qualify. But for that, they need favourable results from other games.
The incident took place in the 19th over of Mumbai Indians' chase when Pandya struck Morris for a massive six and gestured towards the South African. Morris got his revenge when he dismissed Pandya in the fifth ball of the over and gave him a send off.
IPL 2020: Cricket without pressure is boring, you always want to get tested as a cricketer, says Chris Morris
After missing the first four games of the season due to a side strain, the South African made an instant impact and he has already picked up nine wickets in five matches at a very impressive economy rate of five runs per over.
IPL 2020: KKR coach Brendon McCullum hopeful for playoff berth despite 'morale-crushing' defeat against RCB
KKR head coach Brendon McCullum admitted that they were not good enough and lacked intent in the lop-sided contest against RCB.
IPL 2020: Was a late call to give Mohammed Siraj the new ball, says RCB captain Virat Kohli after pacer's fiery spell
Mohammed Siraj, who replaced Shahbaz Ahmed in RCB's playing XI, took three wickets in rare two wicket-maiden overs to decisively turn the match in his team's favour.
IPL 2020: Structured bowling plans, depth in bowling stocks have made Virat Kohli's RCB a winning team
There is no doubt there is a change in the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp. They have identified that if they need to win the tournament then a bowling unit is equally vital as the batting.
Pacer Mohammed Siraj's fiery opening spell, accentuated by two rare wicket-maiden overs, set up Royal Challengers Bangalore's dominant eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders.
Shikhar Dhawan slams ton in DC's victory over CSK; AB de Villiers' 'freak' innings helps RCB beat RR
Catch the memorable moments from Delhi Capitals' win over Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore's victory against Rajasthan Royals.
After some inexplicable decisions in their eight-wicket loss to Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore would aim for course correction when they take on an erratic Rajasthan Royals in their next IPL match.
IPL 2020: Balanced, varied, and skilled, RCB's wholesome bowling attack bodes well for their campaign
Since the arrival of Chris Morris, this RCB bowling attack seems to be a force to reckon with. It's a versatile unit that has a lot of options for different phases of the game.
IPL 2020: KXIP succumb to heart-breaking defeat at the hands of KKR; Chris Morris shines in RCB's win over CSK
Check out photos from Saturday's IPL 2020 double-header, as KKR and RCB registered wins over KXIP and CSK respectively.
IPL 2020: Virat Kohli says Mumbai Indians game opened his mindset, was putting too much pressure on himself
Virat Kohli also spoke about the need to build on the momentum as RCB have some back-to-back games coming up.
Royal Challengers Bangalore would be looking to address their pace-bowling concerns when they face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
Morris, who was bought for Rs 10 crore by RCB in a bid to strengthen its weak death bowling department, had also missed the team's opener against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
IPL 2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore preview: Aaron Finch adds firepower to RCB lineup, but questions around death bowling persist
RCB, coached by Simon Katich with Mike Hesson as Director of Cricket, have won all of their opening games between 2011 and 2016, but have only made the finals twice during this period.
All-rounders create a huge impact in cricket, especially in an ever-changing format like the Twenty20 (T20). Ahead of the IPL that starts on 19 September, we take a look at 10 all-rounders to watch out for.
Considering that the safety of the players and other members of the travelling party is the franchise's top priority, RCB have booked one entire wing of a luxury hotel, adding up to 150 rooms.
Kites captain Quinton de Kock has pulled out of the inaugural 3TeamCricket (3TC) Solidarity Cup, which will mark the resumption of live cricket in the country on Saturday.
According to a CSA statement, the three teams will compete for the inaugural Solidarity Cup. It will be the first live sporting event organised in the country since the coronavirus-forced lockdown in March.