Date & Time : 9th April 2023, 7:30 PM IST
Venue : Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad have been poor this season so far having suffered defeats in successive games and will look forward to making amends. They are lying 10th in the points table after 2 games with o points. The nrr is a -2.867.
The batters will have to score the teams runs. While their bowlers will have to be bang on accurate with their collective efforts.
Head coach Lara and captain Markram will have to stick with the game plans.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings have been fabulous so far with their efforts shown and will look forward to making the most of. They are currently 5th in the points table after 2 games with 4 points. The nrr is a +0.333.
The batsman willl be confident with top-order getting the runs and must make the most of it. Bowling wise they will have to be clinical.
Head coach Bayliss and Shikhar Dhawan will look forward to execution of the tactics.
Coming to the wicket, the batsman will be aided.
Team news and possible lineups
Liam Livingstone is doubtful for the Punjab Kings.
SRH XI : M. Agarwal, A. Sharma, R. Tripathi, Brook, Markram (C), Klaasen (WK), Sundar, Malik, Rashid, B. Kumar, Natarajan.
PBKS XI : S. Dhawan (C), P. Singh, Rajapaksa, J. Sharma (WK), S. Curran, S. Khan, R. Chahar, Ellis, A. Singh, R. Dhawan, Rabada.
I think it has all ingredients for a good encounter between two teams looking for a win. In the end besides toss the team which will play good cricket will win.