Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen has scored his first century of IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium Hyderabad. Klaasen has scored a century by scoring 103 runs in 49 balls.

To reach the playoffs, RCB will have to defeat Hyderabad today at any cost. But Klaasen has increased the difficulty of RCB, on the basis of Klaasen’s century, Hyderabad scored 186 runs while batting first.

Klaasen completed his century by hitting a six off the third ball of the 19th over. However, he was clean bowled on the 5th ball of the same over. He hit 104 runs in 51 balls hitting 8 fours and 6 sixes. Let us tell you that earlier RCB captain Faf du Plessis had decided to bowl first after winning the toss.

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Although the RCB bowlers did get success in the beginning, but after that Heinrich Klaasen took the lead. At the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Klaasen took on all the RCB bowlers fiercely and played a brilliant century.

On Thursday, he has batted at a strike rate of over 200. Apart from Klaasen, Harry Brook scored an unbeaten 27 runs for Hyderabad. Hyderabad has given a target of 187 runs to RCB to win the match.

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