On Thursday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, Match 65 of the IPL 2023 saw Royal Challengers Bangalore disappointed Sunrisers Hyderabad by an eight-wicket margin. Virat Kohli's innings of 100 runs off 63 balls helped RCB reach 187/2 in 19.2 overs while chasing a goal of 187 runs. The former RCB captain hit 12 fours and four sixes throughout his innings. Faf du Plessis, meanwhile, hit seven fours and two sixes in his 71 off 47 deliveries. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and T Natarajan each claimed a wicket for the SRH bowling unit. Initially, Heinrich Klaasen's century helped SRH go to 186/5 in 20 overs.
With eight fours and six sixes in only 51 balls, the wicketkeeper-batter smashed 104 runs. Michael Bracewell picked up two wickets for RCB in the meanwhile.