April 16, 2019
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SRH vs CSK Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11

By Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

SRH vs CSK | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11

SRH vs CSK

After suffering the worst eight-wicket in the IPL history, Sunrisers Hyderabad find themselves in hot waters. Despite the power hitting of their opening duo Warner and Bairstow, the team is struggling to deal with their middle-order frailties and are desperate to find a solution for it. After losing their last match to the Delhi Capitals by 39 runs, the Sunrisers Hyderabad would be keen to getting back to winning ways when they meet Chennai Super Hyderabad in Hyderabad.

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On the other hand, there is no stopping the Chennai Super Kings. The current table-toppers have firmly maintained their position with seven wins in eight games. Their last win came against Kolkata Knight Riders where Imran Tahir returned a four-fer to take Chennai home. The presence of two bowlers in top five wicket-takers in the tournament so far shows how formidable the bowling line-up of CSK has been. Although there are no batsmen from the yellow brigade in the top five run scorers, someone has always risen to the occasion to play some match-winning knocks for the Thala-led yellow army.

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This time around as well, Dhoni would be keen to continue his winning streak when they meet SRH on Wednesday.

No longer a part of the decision-making process of the team: Warner

“I agree SRH brought in too many changes. Team management took that decision and I don’t know what the thinking was. I am no longer a part of the decision-making process but when you lose that experience in the middle, things might get difficult. ”

It is always beneficial to take advice from Mr Dhoni: Tahir

“I bowled how my captain wanted me to bowl. He has been helping a lot this season and it is very beneficial to take advice from him. Credit goes to him more than me.”

Match Details

When: 17 April 2019, 08:00 pm IST

Where: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Head to Head

Total Played: 11

CSK Won: 09

SRH Won: 02

TEAM NEWS SRH vs CSK

  • Shakib Al Hasan is all set to leave Sunrisers Hyderabad for World Cup Preparations. He is expected to join his national team on April 22 or 23rd.
  • Mohammad Nabi was benched for the last game to make way for Kane Williamson. He is most likely to be benched for this game too.
  • Chennai Super Kings are unlikely to change their playing combination.

Pitch Report

Hyderabad’s pitch has offered assistance to batsmen this season. We can expect another flat track for this header.

Squads SRH vs CSK

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, David Warner, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Kane Williamson (c), Jonny Bairstow, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Sharma, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi, Rashid Khan, K Khaleel Ahmed, Abhishek Sharma

Chennai Super Kings

Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Scott Kuggeleijn, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif

Playing XI SRH vs CSK

Chennai Super Kings

Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir

Sunrisers Hyderabad

David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Ricky Bhui, Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

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Fantasy Picks Sunrisers Hyderabad  SRH vs CSK

  • Jonny Bairstow is having a dream run this season. He boasts of the highest individual score of 114 in this edition of the Indian Premier League.  He has amassed 304 runs in 7 matches at a strike rate of 156.70.
  • David Warner, the orange cap holder has maintained his consistency in the season so far. With 400 runs in matches, he is the go-to man for SRH this season. Against CSK, he has amassed 401 runs in 11 innings and he would aim to better his record when he meets them in the next header.

Fantasy Picks Chennai Super Kings SRH vs CSK

  • Although Suresh Raina scored 58* runs off 42 balls, he does not enjoy a good run against SRH. He has only registered one half-century against SRH in 10 innings. However, Rayudu has a good form against SRH as he scored 401 runs in 11 innings.
  • Imran Tahir sits on the second spot in the tally of highest wicket-takers with 13 wickets under his belt in 8 matches for the Chennai Super Kings.
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Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

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