Sunrisers Hyderabad is set to take on Rajasthan Royals at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the 26th match of IPL 2020. Both the teams that have been inconsistent in their first half of IPL 2020 and would want to improve.
The one-time champion have struggled on every front and have lost four out of six matches.Robin Uthappa, Jayadev Unadkat, Riyan Parag, Tom Curran, and Ankit Rajpoot have already been discarded. The balance of this RR team seems all wrong. They are going to need some brilliance from Buttler or Samson to be able to cover up these weaknesses.
SRH is coming into this match on the back of a big win against KXIP and they will try to maintain the momentum. For SRH, David Warner’s leadership is the reason behind their success. With 227 runs, he comes at the second on the list of most runs for his side. Jonny Bairstow tops the list but has lacked consistency.
Possible Starting Eleven:
David Warner (C), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan
Yashasvi Jaiswal/Manan Vohra, Jos Buttler (wk), Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Kartik Tyagi
Jonny Bairstow (captain), Rahul Tewatia (vice-captain), Steve Smith, David Warner, Priyam Garg, Jos Buttler, Abhishek Sharma, Andrew Tye, Jofra Archer, T Natarajan, Rashid Khan
The pich of Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai has slowed down gradually. 10 matches have been played so far and the team batting first have won 9 matches.
Toss : SRH
The wicket will favor the batsmen in the first half and the it will slow down gradually. Captain winning the toss will like to bat first.
First innings score predictions:
The average first innings score in IPL 2020 at this venue is 181 runs.
Head to Head:
SRH has won 4 in the last 5 clashes against RR
SRH won- 6
RR won- 5
Rajasthan Royals: 60%
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 40%
Bet365: SRH- 1.66, RR- 2.20
Betway: SRH- 1.70, RR- 2.18