SRH vs DC Playing 11: Sunrisers Hyderabad will face a confident Delhi Capitals in the 20th match of IPL 2021 here at Chennai. With both sides coming off victories in their last respective games, both will feel confident coming into this game. In 18 matches played between these teams so far, Sunrisers lead Delhi 11:7. Last season, there was a close competition between these teams as Sunrisers won both the league games but Delhi won the most important qualifier match which took them into finals. Given the match winners in both the sides, a thriller will be expected here.
SRH Team News
Natarajan has been ruled out of the whole season. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled just 3 overs in the last match before he suffered thigh strain. Sandeep Sharma can replace him if he isn’t fit.
D Warner (C)
J Bairstow (wk)
With Warner and Bairstow firing at the top, opening combination is Hyderabad’s strength. Williamson provides the much needed stability to the middle order while the eyes will be on other middle order batsmen to deliver. Bowlers bowled well as a unit in the last match and SRH will hope a similar performance from Rashid Khan & Co.
SRH Squad for IPL 2021
David Warner (C), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Basil Thampi, Jason Holder, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jason Roy.
DC Team News
Axar Patel has rejoined the squad after having recovered from Covid-19 but DC might give him some time before including him in the playing 11. The Capitals are likely to go with the same combination which won against Mumbai.
R Pant (C) (wk)
Shaw and Dhawan have been one of the best opening combinations of this season. Smith provides the stability in the middle overs with his ability to play spin. The eyes will be on Rishabh Pant who has an impressive record against Sunrisers. Mishra’s performance from the last game was a big positive for Delhi especially on slow and turning pitches in Chennai.
DC Squad for IPL 2021
Rishabh Pant (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod.
You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals match on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar. The match will be played on 25 April and will start at 7:30 pm (IST).