SRH vs PBKS Match Preview
SRH vs PBKS: The much-anticipated clash between the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the Punjab Kings (PBKS) promises to be a thrilling encounter in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. With both teams looking to climb up the points table, fans can expect a fierce battle at the iconic Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
The Sunrisers are coming off a defeat against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in their last game. Their batsmen, Mayank Aggarwal and Harry Brook will be looking to put up a big total on the board against the Punjab Kings.
On the other hand, the Punjab Kings have had a great start to the season. They have won two of their two games and will be hoping to continue their winning rhythm. The likes of Prabhsimron Singh and skipper Shikhar Dhawan will be crucial in their quest to put up a challenging score against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Both teams boast of a strong bowling attack with the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umran Malik leading the charge for the Sunrisers, while Arshdeep Singh and Sam Curran will be spearheading the Punjab Kings’ bowling unit.
SRH vs PBKS Match Details
Match No. – 14th
Date – 9th April 2023
Time – 07:30 PM IST
Venue – Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Live Telecast – Star Sports Network
Live Streaming – Jio Cinema
SRH vs PBKS Team News
Kagiso Rabada has arrived and is available to play the match.
Liam Livingstone will miss this match but is likely to be available for the next game.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa got hit on the hand while batting and can miss few matches.
SRH vs PBKS Probable Playing 11
SRH (probable 11): Anmolpreet Sing, Mayank Aggarwal, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram (c), Harry Brook, Henrich Klassen (wk), Washington Sundar, Adil Rashid, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Thangarasu Natarajan, Umran Malik
PBKS (probable 11): Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimron Singh, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Sam Crran, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Pitch Conditions (Sunrisers vs Punjab Kings)
The pitch at Uppal is usually good for batting and average first innings score is 160 runs.
Pacers get more help from the pitch, however leg spinners also do well here.
Usually, Captains prefer to chase here because of dew factor.
We can expect a score around 160-170 runs.
SRH vs PBKS Head-to-Head Records
Match Played – 19
Sunrisers Hyderabad Won – 13
Punjab Kings Won – 09
Tie – 0
No Result – 0
Match Fact (Sunrisers vs Punjab Kings)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) won 30/45 matches they have played at Hyderabad which means a 66% win percentage whereas Punjab Kings (PBKS) has won 4/10 matches which means a 40% win percentage.
At this venue in Indian Premiere League (IPL) since 2018, Pacer have taken 119 wickets whereas spinners have taken 66 wickets.
Harry Brook has worst strike-rate and average against leg spinners and in the last 2 matches Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravi Bishnoi dismissed him and now he must face Rahul Chahar.
Mayank Agarwal is the Ex-Player of Punjab Kings; moreover, he has a good record against Kagiso Rabada scoring at a strike-rate of 150 against him and dismissed only once in 37 deliveries.
Sunrisers have many right-handed players in their line-up and Rahul Chahar loves bowling to right handers and has picked 40 wickets in 53 innings he has also dismissed the left-handed player Abhishek Sharma twice in 10 balls.
Sam Curran has a strike-rate of 256 against left arm pacers in IPL and if Jansen plays then SRH will have 2 left arm pacers.
Kagiso Rabada is 1 wicket away from 100 IPL wickets and he also has great record against Sunrisers Hyderabad and at Venue.
SRH vs PBKS Match Predictions
Sunrisers Players (SRH)
Mayank Agarwal and Rahul Tripathi to score runs with Harry Brook or Aiden Markram while batting first.
Mayank Agarwal and Aiden Markram to score runs with Rahul Tripathi or Abhishek Shrma while chasing.
If Anmolpreet Singh plays he will flop.
T Natarajan and Umran Malik to take wickets with Bhuvneshwar Kumar or Adil Rashid while bowling first.
Umran Malik and Adil Rashid to take wickets with Bhuvneshwar Kumar or T Natarajan while bowling second.
Punjab Kings Players (PBKS)
Sam Curran and Shikhar Dhawan to score runs for Punjab Kings with Jitesh Sharma or Sikandar Raza.
Prabhsimron to flop today.
Shahrukh Khan to play a Cameo while batting first.
Kagiso Rabada and Sam Curran to take wickets with Nathan Ellis or Arshdeep Singh while bowling first.
Kagiso Rabada and Rahul Chahar to take wickets with Arshdeep Singh or Sam Curran while bowling second.
Nathan Ellis and Arshdeep Singh will not take more than 1 wicket while bowling second.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will win this Match
SRH vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team
SRH vs PBKS (Suggested Dream11 Team): Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden MArkram (vc), Sam Curran (c), Sinkandar Raza, Washington Sundar, Kagiso Rabada, Umran Malik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Best Captain & Vice–Captain Choice (SRH vs PBKS)
- Sam Curran
- Aiden Markram
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Mayank Agarwal
In conclusion, the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS) match is expected to be a thrilling encounter between two evenly-matched teams. Fans of both sides will be eagerly anticipating this exciting clash, and we can expect a fiercely contested battle on the field.