Having slumped to two defeats of their three matches, three-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and 2016 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad will look to turn the tables for themselves after they sq. off in Match 14 of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) on the Dubai International Stadium on Friday.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK are at the moment languishing down on the backside of the IPL standings after struggling back-to-back loses.
Though the Chennai-based franchise started their marketing campaign on the 13th season of the profitable T20 match with a snug five-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, they failed to capitalise on the identical and went down combating towards Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals by 16 runs and 44 runs, respectively.
On the opposite hand, the David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad are sitting simply above the CSK on the seventh place with only a win from their first three clashes.
SRH slumped to a 10-run and seven-wicket defeats by the hands of Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders of their opening two matches, respectively.The Hyderabad franchise lastly registered their first victory of the continued season with a 15-run conquer the Delhi Capitals.
Going into the conflict, CSK are relieved with the return of their middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu, who’s almost certainly to make a comeback after lacking the final two matches due to a hamstring harm.
SRH, in the meantime, will look to replicate an identical sort of efficiency as they’d displayed of their earlier match towards the Shreyas Iyer-led aspect and seal a win towards the CSK so as to transfer up within the standings.
The return of their former skipper Kane Williamson have boosted the boldness of SRH and introduced the much-needed depth within the center order.
As far as head-to-head report between the 2 sides are involved, the Chennai-based franchise maintain an enormous edge over SRH going into the conflict.
CSK and SRH have met one another in a complete of 12 IPL clashes, with Dhoni’s aspect clinching victory on 9 events.
The match will kickstart at 7.30 p.m IST within the absence of followers amid COVID-19 pandemic.It will probably be telecast on Star Sports Network, whereas the dwell streaming of the conflict is accessible on Star’s streaming utility Hotstar.
The two squads are as follows:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Shane Watson, Murali Vijay, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Kane Williamson, David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Virat Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Basil Thampi, Abhishek Sharma, Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Ok Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Mitchell Marsh, Bavanaka Sandeep, Fabian Allen, Abdul Samad, Sanjay Yadav, Rashid Khan