David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad will sq. off with KL Rahul’s Kings XI Punjab in Match 22 of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab are at present occupying sixth and eighth spot, respectively within the IPL 13 standings. While SRH have clinched two wins from 5 matches they’ve performed up to now, Kings XI are standing on the backside of the desk after only one victory from 5 video games.
The Warner-led group misplaced their first two matches towards Royal Challengers Bangalore (by 10 runs) and Kolkata Knight Riders (by 7 wickets) earlier than they rebounded strongly to clinch two back-to-back victories–against Delhi Capitals (by 15 runs) and Chennai Super Kings (by 7 runs).
However, the SRH failed to finish a hat-trick and suffered a 34-run defeat by the hands of defending champions Mumbai Indians of their earlier fixture.
Kings XI Punjab, then again, started their event with a Super Over defeat towards Delhi Capitals earlier than they bounced again to clinch their first win of the season towards RCB by 97 runs.The Rahul-led facet didn’t capitalise on the identical and suffered three consecutive defeats in a row towards Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and CSK to slide to the underside of the standings.
As far as squads are involved, SRH have misplaced the providers of their star pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the remainder of the event as a result of thigh damage.Left-arm quick bowler Prithvi Raj Yarra has been named as a substitute for injured Bhuvneshwar for the rest of the season.
In the final match towards the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led facet, Vijay Shankar was seen fielding instead and he might function in SRH’s match towards KXIP.
SRH’s openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have didn’t carry out persistently up to now and shall be determined to offer a great begin to their facet towards KL Rahul’s group.
Meanwhile,the Kings XI Punjab had displayed some actually spectacular peformances with the bat regardless of clinching only one victory up to now. Openers Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul have shone with the bat and are at present occupying prime and third spot within the Orange Cap desk with 302 and 272 runs, respectively.
However, besides Mohammed Shami, different KXIP bowlers have didn’t take wickets in loss of life overs and have conceded too many runs.
Talking concerning the head-to-head file between the 2 sides, Sunrisers Hyderabad maintain a giant benefit over Kings XI Punjab.
The two sides have locked horns in a complete of 14 matches, with Sunrisers Hyderabad rising victorious on 10 events and Kings XI clinching wins in 4 matches.
The match will kickstart at 7.30 p.m IST and can happen within the absence of followers amid COVID-19 pandemic. The conflict shall be telecast on Star Sports Network, whereas the stay streaming of the matches may also be accessible on Star’s streaming software Hotstar.
SRH vs KXIP, Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: KL Rahul
Batsmen: Manish Pandey, David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Mayank Agarwal
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell
Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, T Natarajan, Murugan Ashwin
Sunrisers Hyderabad Probable XI: David Warner (C), Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Kane Williamson/Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Siddharth Kaul/ Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan and Sandeep Sharma
Kings XI Punjab Playing XI: KL Rahul (C&WK), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell and Mujeeb ur Rehman.
The two squads are as follows:
Sunrisers Hyderabad : David Warner (c), Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Billy Stanlake, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Sandeep Bavanaka, Sanjay Yadav, Virat Singh
Kings XI Punjab : KL Rahul (C), Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin, Okay Gowtham, J Suchith, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Tajinder Dhillon, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin