IPL 2024, SRH vs RR Match Up: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Published on: May 24, 2024 5:28 pm IST|Updated on: May 24, 2024 5:28 pm IST

IPL 2024, SRH vs RR Match Up: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

With a place in the final of the IPL 2024 on the line, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals will meet in the 2nd Qualifier. It is a do-or-die knockout game for both sides and we could expect them to give their all in this contest. Meanwhile, in this post, we will take a look at the top five player battles to watch out for in the SRH vs RR contest.

SRH vs RR Top 5 Player Battles

1 – Travis Head vs Trent Boult

Matches 1 (IPL)
Runs 16
Balls 13
Outs 0

Travis Head has faced Trent Boult only once in the IPL but didn’t get out even once. However, the left-arm pacers have troubled the batter in the last few games. Furthermore, in 6 ODI meetings, Trent Boult has dismissed Travis Head 3 times.

2 – Abhishek Sharma vs Avesh Khan

Matches 3 (IPL)
Runs 2
Balls 7
Outs 2

Abhishek Sharma has been the key batter for SRH this season, while Avesh Khan has been bowling really well for Rajasthan Royals. In the 3 IPL meetings between the two players, Avesh Khan has dismissed the left-handed batter 3 times already.

3 – Yashasvi Jaiswal vs Pat Cummins

Matches 2 (IPL)
Runs 25
Balls 12
Outs 0

Yashasvi Jaiswal likes to attack the bowlers inside the powerplay, while Pat Cummins also have an attacking mindset with the bowl in hand. The Aussie pacer has a knack for troubling the left-handed batters. However, in two IPL meetings so far, Jaiswal has managed to dominate the senior pro but we all know Pat Cummins has enough experience to bounce back.

4 – Sanju Samson vs Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Matches 18 (IPL)
Runs 118
Balls 92
Outs 4

Sanju Samson is the key batter for Rajasthan Royals, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads the SRH bowling unit with the new ball. Sanju usually plays the pace bowling well but his strike rate has not been impressive against the veteran pacer. Furthermore, Bhuvi has dismissed Samson 4 times, including the earlier meeting this season.

5 – Heinrich Klaasen vs Yuzvendra Chahal

Matches 3 (IPL)
Runs 28
Balls 12
Outs 1

It is going to be an interesting battle during the middle phase as Heinrich Klaasen likes to attack the spinners. However, he has had some issues with the leggies recently. Yuzvendra Chahal is a clever bowler and he is a genuine wicket-taker. In the 3 IPL meetings between the two players so far, Klaasen has scored 28 runs off just 12 deliveries against Chahal, while the latter has also dismissed the South African batter once.

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