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PBKS vs SRH Dream11 IPL Today Match Prediction 21 April [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]

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PBKS vs SRH IPL 2021: In the first game of the second doubleheader day of IPL 2021 season, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) will be locking horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 21. Punjab Kings are coming after losing two back-to-back games against Delhi and Chennai while Sunrisers Hyderabad are yet to win a game this season having lost all of their three games. In the 16 matches played between these two teams, Sunrisers Hyderabad have won 11 games while Punjab Kings have just registered 5 wins. However, both SRH and Punjab Kings will now be focussing to make a comeback in this opening phase of IPL 2021.


PBKS vs SRH Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL, Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 21 April

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Ground: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Team Form Guide:
PBKS (recent last): L L W L L
SRH (recent last): L L L L W

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Delhi Capitals 138/4 beat Mumbai Indians 137/9 by 6 wickets in the 13th match of IPL 2021.

Pitch Report: The Chepauk track did played unlikely of its historical nature in the first afternoon game of this season and it would be interesting to see the nature of the pitch for this game. However, the spinners will be expected to play a big role in this match. The par score will remain around 150-160 with dew expected to play a major part in the second innings.

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PBKS vs SRH Playing 11

PBKS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Punjab Kings camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are expected to make two changes with Fabian Allen and Ravi Bishnoi being slotted in the playing XI.
  • KL Rahul will lead the team and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul will open the batting.
  • Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan and Deepak Hooda will bat in the middle-order.
  • Jhye Richardson, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh will be their key bowlers.

PBKS Playing 11 (likely)
KL Rahul
Mayank Agarwal
Chris Gayle
Nicholas Pooran
Deepak Hooda
Shahrukh Khan
Fabian Allen
Jhye Richardson
Mohammed Shami
Ravi Bishnoi
Arshdeep Singh

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SRH Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • Kedar Jadhav is likely to replace Virat Singh.
  • David Warner will lead the SRH side.
  • Jonny Bairstow will be the wicket-keeper.
  • David Warner will open the batting with Jonny Bairstow.
  • Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav and Abdul Samad will bat in the middle-order.
  • Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel and Mujeeb will be their main bowlers.

SRH Playing 11 (likely)
David Warner
Jonny Bairstow
Manish Pandey
Vijay Shankar
Abdul Samad
Kedar Jadhav
Abhishek Sharma
Rashid Khan
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Khaleel Ahmed

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Who will win today match

The Punjab Kings will be hoping that the likes of Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda and Nicholas Pooran support the in-form duo of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal in the batting department. Shami, Bishnoi, Arshdeep and Richardson will be their key bowlers. On the other hand, the Sunrisers Hyderabad will want an improved performance from Jonny Bairstow, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Abdul Samad and Vijay Shankar with the bat while Mujeeb, Rashid, Bhuvneshwar and Khaleel will be their main bowlers. The Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost all their three games but they have got the experience of playing at this venue in comparison to Punjab who will be playing their first game in Chennai. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Sunrisers Hyderabad to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

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PBKS vs SRH Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking David Warner as the Captain in this team due to his fabulous record against Punjab since IPL 2010 having scored 906 runs in 19 matches.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Jonny Bairstow
BATSMEN: David Warner (C), Chris Gayle (VC), Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal
ALL-ROUNDERS: Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar
BOWLERS: Arshdeep Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed

Grand League Team 2

We are making KL Rahul as the Captain of this team as he has smashed two brilliant fifties in the last 3 games.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul (C), Jonny Bairstow (VC)
BATSMEN: David Warner, Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal
ALL-ROUNDERS: Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen
BOWLERS: Rashid Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Grand League Team 3

We are picking Chris Gayle as the Captain of this team because of his amazing record in the last 5 IPL matches having smashed 172 runs.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Jonny Bairstow
BATSMEN: David Warner, Chris Gayle (C), Mayank Agarwal
ALL-ROUNDERS: Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar (VC)
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed

Grand League Team 4

We are choosing Mayank Agarwal as the Captain of this team as he smashed an outstanding innings of 69 runs off just 36 balls in the last match against DC.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Jonny Bairstow
BATSMEN: David Warner, Manish Pandey (VC), Mayank Agarwal (C)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Abhishek Sharma
BOWLERS: Rashid Khan, Jhye Richardson, Arshdeep Singh

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