Debashis Sarangi ∙ Updated: May 17 2023, 3:27 PM | 2 Min Read

SRH vs RCB: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium IPL Records & Ground Stats

image-lhrgc54dThis is a must-win game for RCB [Source: AP]

The 65th group-stage fixture of the ongoing Indian Premier League will see the battle between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. While SRH have been eliminated, the chance of RCB's play-off qualification hangs by a thread, as they must win this fixture to stay alive in the competition. Meanwhile, as the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium gears up to host the contest, let's get an idea of its IPL records and ground stats. 

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium IPL Records & Ground Stats

The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad has hosted 70 IPL encounters, with the first game played between now-defunct Deccan Chargers and Delhi Capitals on 22nd April 2008. 

The highest-ever total recorded at the venue is 231 for two, scored by SRH against RCB. Meanwhile, DC hold the record for the lowest-ever score of 80, which they posted against the home side back in 2013. 

Although the surface provides the balance between bat and ball, the chasing teams have enjoyed stellar success at the venue, winning 39 as compared to 31 by those who have batted first. 

Batters score 25.70 per dismissal here, with the average scoring rate reading 7.99. All in all, we will have a sporting deck, which promises a cracking clash between two solid teams on Thursday evening.