Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

5 May 2022   Author51bajie

Williamson's Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Mayank Agarwal's Punjab Kings in the 28th match of the Mega Event IPL on Sunday at the DY Patil Sports Academy ground in Mumbai. The match will be held at 4 pm.

Punjab Kings are fifth in the points table with 3 wins and 2 losses in five matches. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad are seventh in the list with equal wins and losses after playing an equal number of matches.

Head to head
The two teams have met eight times since 2018. Despite Hyderabad's dominance, both the teams have won equally.

Punjab Kings: The Punjab Kings will be looking to take advantage of the new ball as a result of the slow play of Hyderabad captain Ken Williamson in the power play this season. Moreover, Arshadwip Singh of Kings was quite effective in the death over in the last three matches. The left-arm fast bowler has spent just 13 at the 18th over in three consecutive matches.

Probable XI: Mayank Agarwal (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Johnny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan, Oden Smith, Arshadwip Singh, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Kagiso Rabada.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Natarajan took just three wickets in 22 overs in the power play in the last season of the IPL, but he has already taken four wickets in 6.5 economy this season. However, a team like Punjab, which has the highest run rate (10.17) and the highest boundary percentage (25.06) in the power play at the event, will be looking at what Natarajan can do against them.

Probable XI: Ken Williamson, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Puran, Shashank Singh, J Suchit, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Mark Johnson, Umran Malik, T Natrajan.

You know what

# Williamson has won the toss in all five matches. On the other hand, Mayank Agarwal has not yet win the toss.

# After Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan needs only 19 runs to join the IPL's 6,000-run club.

# 70 or more runs came from seven power plays so far this season, four of which came from the willows of the Punjab batsmen.

#RahulThripathi is batting in this tournament with a strike rate of 178.13, which is the highest among the cricketers batting at number three position in this tournament.

What do you think will win the match? Punjab Kings or Sunrisers Hyderabad?