SRH vs DC IPL 2021: In the second game of the blockbuster IPL 2021 doubleheader day, the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will be up against the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 25. Both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals are coming into this match after brilliant victories in their previous outings against Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians respectively. However, both SRH and DC will now be aiming to continue this winning momentum in this crucial phase of IPL 2021. There will be many exciting names in action in this mouth-watering SRH vs DC encounter.
1. Shikhar Dhawan
Just like the previous edition of the IPL, Delhi Capitals senior opener Shikhar Dhawan has been in a stunning form this year as well. Dhawan smashed an incredible match-winning knock of 92 runs off 49 balls that included 13 fours and 2 sixes while chasing a total of 196 runs against the Punjab Kings. The left-hander also scored 85 runs off 54 balls against Chennai Super Kings. After finishing as the second highest run-getter in the previous season, Dhawan is currently leading the charts this year with two 80+ scores in four games.
Shikhar Dhawan in IPL 2021
2. Jonny Bairstow
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s swashbuckling opener Jonny Bairstow has been in a red hot form off late. On a difficult Chennai wicket, Bairstow played an excellent knock of 63 runs off 56 balls to guide SRH to their first win in IPL 2021 against Punjab Kings. He also scored a wonderful half-century against Kolkata Knight Riders at the same venue. Therefore, if Sunrisers Hyderabad are to do well in this game, Jonny Bairstow will remain a key player due to his superb power-hitting prowess.
Jonny Bairstow in IPL 2021
3. Kane Williamson
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson finally gained complete match fitness and also played a short unbeaten innings for the Sunrisers Hyderabad during their recent successful chase against Punjab Kings. Williamson scored 16 runs and was also involved in an excellent 48-run partnership with Jonny Bairstow in that match. In 12 matches last year, the right-hander scored a total of 317 runs at an average of 45.28 which included three crucial half-centuries. While considering the slow nature of the Chennai wicket, Williamson will be very much crucial for SRH’s chances in this game and he also scored a brilliant fifty against DC in IPL 2020.
Kane Williamson in IPL 2020
4. Rishabh Pant
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has played some crucial innings with the bat for his side in this ongoing edition of the IPL. Pant smashed a beautiful innings of 51 runs off 32 balls that included 9 boundaries in the match against Rajasthan Royals after his team lost key wickets at the top. The dynamic wicket-keeper batsman hold the key to DC’s middle-order and he also a great track record against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL having scored a mind-boggling hundred in IPL 2018.
5. Amit Mishra
Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra delivered an amazing match-winning performance for the Delhi Capitals in the last game against Mumbai Indians. Mishra picked the vital wickets of MI skipper Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan having ended up conceding just 24 runs in his quota of four overs. He was also adjudged the Man of the Match for his brilliant spell. Amit Mishra will once again prove to be a big threat for the SRH batters on this turning Chennai wicket.
Amit Mishra in his last 5 IPL matches
This will be the last game of the season for the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, having lost three of their opening games and a single win so far and they will then take a flight to Delhi for their next four league matches. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have already completed their Mumbai-leg of games in IPL 2021 where they registered two brilliant wins and suffered a close loss and now after this game against SRH, they will move to Ahmedabad for their next four league games.
IPL Live Score
The 20th match of the IPL 2021 season between Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Delhi Capitals will take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 25. The first ball of the match will be bowled at 7:30 PM IST. The mouth-watering SRH vs DC clash will be streaming live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar app.
SRH Player List
David Warner, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jason Holder, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, 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.
DC Player List
Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddarth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Aniruddha Joshi.
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