Indian Premier League, 2019 | Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 22nd Match | KXIP vs SRH Who Will Win
The doubleheaders are over and the tournament has entered into its third week, where the 22nd match will take place at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali between the Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab got a roadblock in the form of Chennai Super Kings in the last game where the slowness of pitch daunted them. Chasing 160 runs to win, KXIP started well and were looking on course in the middle when the duo of KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan stitched a 110 runs stand for the third wicket.
One of them had to stay there till the end which did not happen and the slowness of the surface played its part as they succumbed to their second loss of the season by 22 runs.
Now, having played 5 and winning 3 of them, the Kings XI Punjab have drooled to the fifth position from the top spot. They haven’t lost the momentum though and will eye a bounce back after the last match debacle.
What happened with Hyderabad in the last match was coming for sure. Their middle order wasn’t tested so far and the last match completely exposed it. Once the openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow were dismissed, Sunrisers were completely outclassed by Mumbai Indians.
A 40 runs defeat is what they got in their previous encounter which has put them on the second spot now after 6 points from 5 matches. Three wins is what they have got from 5 games and will look to shrug off their last match disappointments.
The middle-order is what they have to look into in the upcoming matches as Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda haven’t looked great which has deemed them to look into some alternatives. Will they go for some changes in the middle order? We will get the answers tomorrow.
Total Played: 12
KXIP Won- 03
SRH Won- 09
One of the fastest pitch in India, the surface in Mohali generally assists the seamers and the stroke-makers also get to score runs as the ball comes onto the bat nicely.
Average 1st inn score in IPL: 165
Average 2nd inn score in IPL: 154
Venue:- PCA Stadium, IS Bindra, Mohali
Match Timing:- Monday, April 08, 2019, 08:00 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab:
Mujeeb IN, Tye OUT
Murugan Ashwin OUT, Ankit Rajpoot IN
Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul (wk), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Ankit Rajpoot, M Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
David Warner, J Bairstow (wk), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Deepak Hooda, M Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, S Kaul, Sandeep Sharma.
Players to watch out SRH:
The opening duo of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow has been doing the bulk of the scoring for SRH, whereas the middle-order has really struggled to get going. All-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been brilliant from the last three matches he has played as he has got 8 scalps to his name.
Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Sandeep Sharma have been the bowling pillars for this side and once again will be the reliable ones.
Players to watch out KXIP:
Openers KL Rahul and Chris Gayle will be the ones to watch out. KL has got 2 fifties while Gayle has got 1 from 4 innings. Mayank Agarwal has been the consistent one in the side, while Sarfaraz Khan who got his maiden IPL fifty in the last game will be gelling with confidence.
Mohd Shami has not been economical in this season but has got wickets to his name. Sam Curran after that magical spell against DC continued his good form in the game against CSK
Disclaimer:- This KXIP vs SRH Dream11 prediction is based on our research from various sources, We advise you not to make Dream11 Team as per your discretion and understanding from the squad and playing 11 listed in the article.