RR vs SRH IPL: The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have already strolled into the limelight due to their big decision of appointing Kane Williamson as the new captain of the team for the remainder IPL 2021 season in place of David Warner. The development has come after Warner’s poor batting approach in this season so far and this has affected the performance of the team having lost five of their six matches. However, SRH will be looking to revive their IPL campaign in their 7th game of the season against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on 2nd May.
In their recent press release, the Sunrisers Hyderabad confirmed that they will be making some changes in their overseas combination for this game against Rajasthan Royals. This means senior batsman and former captain David Warner will have to warm the bench with Jason Holder coming back in the playing XI as his inclusion will add balance to the team combination. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury doesn’t looks to be serious one and he might return for this game. It will be interesting to see whether SRH opt to hand a debut to Jason Roy in place of Warner or not.
SRH Playing 11 (likely)
Siddarth Kaul/Bhuvneshwar Kumar
SRH Player List
Kane Williamson (C), David Warner, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jason Holder, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Jason Roy, Mohammad Nabi, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Manish Pandey vs RR
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s in-form batsman Manish Pandey who scored a brilliant fifty in the last match has a great record against SRH in the IPL history. Pandey has scored a total of 344 runs in 12 games that includes 3 half-centuries.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar vs RR
Although, SRH’s pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar is currently nursing an injury, but he is the leading wicket-taker when it comes to RR vs SRH games. Bhuvneshwar has picked up a total of 9 wickets and thus, it will be interesting to see whether he is fit for this match or not.
Rashid Khan vs Jos Buttler
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s premier spinner Rashid Khan has had the upper hand over RR’s big-hitting opener Jos Buttler in T20 matches. Rashid has got the better of Buttler four times in the shortest version of the game.
Rashid Khan vs Jos Buttler in T20s
RR vs SRH IPL Record: Head to Head
In the 13 matches played between these two teams in the IPL history, SRH have won 7 times while RR have emerged victorious on 6 occasions.
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