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| On May 8, 2022 3:04 PM IST

SRH vs RCB IPL 2022: Why is T Natarajan Not Playing Today?


T Natarajan IPL 2022 SRH vs RCB: In an important news development, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) premier wicket-taking bowler T Natarajan is not playing the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

SRH vs RCB IPL 2022: Why is T Natarajan Not Playing Today?

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson mentioned at the toss that T Natarajan continues to remain unavailable for the second consecutive game. Natarajan missed the previous game against Delhi Capitals due to a niggle which he sustained in the match against Chennai Super Kings. Ahead of the today IPL match, SRH head coach Tom Moody had provided an important fitness update about T Natarajan mentioning that the left-arm speedster will only be available from the match against Kolkata Knight Riders onwards scheduled on 14 May, 2022.

“I was due to lose to a toss. I was undecided but we have chased well before. We need to the do well with the ball upfront. Suchith comes for Gopal, Farooqi comes in for Sean Abbott,” said Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson during the toss.

In the ongoing Indian Premier League 2022, T Natarajan has managed to pick up a total of 17 wickets from just 9 matches at a fine economy of 8.66. During the previous match against RCB earlier this season, the left-arm pacer registered excellent figures of 3 for 10 in his three overs.

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T Natarajan Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
33 37 8.36 17 wickets (9 games) 2/42, 0/43, 3/10, 1/38, 3/37


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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Confirmed SRH Playing 11

In the absence of Washington Sundar and Natarajan, the Sunrisers Hyderabad are playing Jagadeesha Suchith and debutant Fazalhaq Farooqi.

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SRH Playing 11
1. Abhishek Sharma
2. Kane Williamson (C)
3. Rahul Tripathi
4. Aiden Markram
5. Nicholas Pooran (wk)
6. Shashank Singh
7. Jagadeesha Suchith
8. Fazalhaq Farooqi
9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
10. Umran Malik
11. Kartik Tyagi

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