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David Warner’s SRH vs Steve Smith’s RPS, IPL10 2017 22 April 24th Match preview

David Warner’s SRH vs Steve Smith’s RPS, IPL10 2017 22 April 24th Match preview
Written by Pallavi Parmar

IPL10 2017 24th match is between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Suprgiants. These two teams have been on opposite ends of the scheduling coming into the game. Rising Pune Supergiant are on the seventh position on the points of table with four points after losing three matches out of played five. RPS win against Royal challengers Bangalore by 27 runs, Lost to lions by seven wickets and lost to Delhi Daredevils by 97 runs. On the other side Sunrisers Hyderabad the defending champions are on the third position on the points of table. They have put win against Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab by 15 and 5 runs, Lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 17 runs. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be playing their third game in six days.

Squads

Sunrisers Hyderabad

David Warner (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Ben Cutting, Naman Ojha (wicketkeeper), Bipul Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Tanmay Agarwal, Ricky Bhui, Eklavya Dwivedi, Chris Jordan, Kane Williamson, Siddharth Kaul, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mohd Nabi, Mohd Siraj, Vijay Shankar, B Sran and Pravin Tambe.

Rising Pune Supergiants

Steve Smith (captain), Faf du Plessis, Adam Zampa, Usman Khawja, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ajinkya Rahane, Ashok Dinda, Ankus Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskarn Singh, Baba Aparajith, Deepak Chahar, Mayank Agarwal, Dnaiel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Stokes and Manoj Tiwary.

Here are sneak preview of IPL 2017 24th match

IPL10 season 2017, 24th match is between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants.

When and Where

This 24th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 10, 2017 between SRH vs RPS is taking place today 22 April at 4pm Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium.

Sunrisers Hyderabad likely XI

David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Naman Ojha (wk), Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj.

Rising Pune Supergiants likely XI

Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni (wk), Manoj Tiwary, Imran Tahir, Ankit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian.

Head to Head

Both teams played two matches in which Rising Pune Supergiant Won one match and Sunrisers Hyderabad had also won one match.

Openers

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan

Batting superstars David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan will be heavily relied upon by Sunrisers Hyderabad to do bulk of the scoring. The David Warner led side were already a balanced outfit, but the addition of new players has added a new dimension to their side.

Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi

Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi may be going to be today’s match openers. Rahane’s role should be to anchor the innings and maintain the tempo. The run machine Steven smith and in form batsman Ajinkya rahane are the strong points for RPS.

Predictions

According to us Sunrisers Hyderabad will hold an edge.

  • The Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers have been led by the Purple Cap holder Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The opening pair, David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan, have done the bulk of scoring for Hyderabad.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad spinners took only six wickets out of 88 last season. This year they already have taken 14 out of 40.
  • RPS player MS Dhoni has scored 61 runs off 70 balls this season and his strike rate of 87.14 is the lowest for any batsman with at least 50 balls.

About the author

Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.