IPL 2018, SRH vs KXIP match preview: Can Sunrisers turn the tables against Kings XI?

26 April 2018, 01:17 PM
Can Sunrisers Hyderabad turn the tables against Kings XI Punjab (Source - file pic)
Can Sunrisers Hyderabad turn the tables against Kings XI Punjab (Source - file pic)

It's match number 25, Sunrisers Hyderabad to lock horns with Kings XI Punjab at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad from 20:00 IST.

On one hand, Kings XI Punjab are at number two in the Points table with ten points. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad are also not far behind, they are just below KXIP at number three with eight points.

In the last match played by Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Kane Williamson-led team thrashed Mumbai Indians. The whole team of SRH was dismissed at the lowest total of the season at 118.

However, SRH bowlers bundled out Mumbai Indians batting line up for just 87.

Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by 4 runs in their last match at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.

In their last encounter between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab at IS Stadium in Mohali, KXIP outshined SRH with the help of Gayle’s powerful knock, leading to a 15-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Match Predictions – Statistically, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab has played 11 matches with each other where SRH has come out on top eight times while KXIP won 3 matches.

Meanwhile, Sunrisers Hyderabad has a very good record at the home-ground where they won eight out of 10 last matches.

However, some of the SRH team members are suffering from injuries including Billy Stanlake, Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar due to which it would be difficult for the team to face one of the in-form sides in the tournament.

 

 

First Published: Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:25 PM
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