SRH VS KXIP 2018: Full Match, Head to Head, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab
DATE – 26 April 2018
SUNRISERS HYDERABAD (SRH) VS KINGS XI Punjab (KXIP)
TIMING – 8.00 P.M. (INDIAN TIMING)
VENUE – Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
POSSIBLE ELEVEN OF BOTH THE TEAMS
SUNRISERS HYDERABAD (SRH)
After the culmination of the entire Auction process, one team would be really proud of their performance and they are the Sunrisers Hyderabad. They have retained their core players in David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. They also managed to get back some other former players like Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Jordan, and Kane Williamson.
Openers – David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan
Middle order – Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, and Shakib Al Hasan
Wicket Keeper – Wriddhiman Saha
All-rounder – Carlos Brathwaite
Spinner – Rashid Khan
Fast Bowlers – Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma
KINGS XI Punjab (KXIP)
Kings XI Punjab has been the most inconsistent side in the IPL from the beginning. Preity Zinta the co-owner of the franchise said that they will start this edition on a positive note with the victory in all 14 matches.
Openers – Aaron Finch and K. L. Rahul (wicket-keeper)
Middle order – Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, David Miller and Manoj Tiwary
All-rounders – Axar Patel or (Mujeeb Zadran), Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers – R Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Andrew Tye
HOW DOES THE RAJIV GANDHI INTERNATIONAL STADIUM’S PITCH PLAYS?
The wicket of Rajiv Gandhi cricket stadium is considered as a flat track. This means that the spinners would enjoy bowling here than the pacers. India almost chased down 350 in an ODI against Australia. Sachin Tendulkar scored 175 runs on this pitch, which has a reputation of being batsman friendly and high scoring pitch.
Shakib Al Hasan and Saha have a decent track record on this pitch. So get ready for the most exciting match with the start of the season only. Let’s see who wins the match to go ahead for qualifiers.