Mohali, April 08, Monday at 08:00 PM IST
Back in den, Kings XI Punjab are gearing up for their third home fixture against Sunrises Hyderabad in Mohali tonight. Both the sides have faced defeat in their last fixture on Saturday and will be looking for a win.
Kings Xi Punjab faced 22 runs defeat against Chennai Super Kings in the first fixture of Saturday's double header while Sunrisers Hyderabad were bowled out for mere 96 runs in response to 137 runs target set by Mumbai Indians.
Both the sides have managed three wins and two defeats in the five encounters so far but owing to a better run rate Sunrisers Hyderabad have grabbed the third spot while Kings XI Punjab are placed on fifth spot.
If the hosts manage a win tonight, it will be third win on the trot in home games. They have won both the previous games in Mohali. However, Sunrisers Hyderabad have an upper hand in head to head encounters.
Total – 12
KXIP – 03
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali is a good wicket that has grassy patches. The turf will assist pacers early on but overall it is a batting friendly wicket.
Avg 1st inn score: 184
Avg 2nd inn score: 175
Highest Total: 211/4 (19.1 Ov) by IND vs SL
Highest Chased: 211/4 (19.1 Ov) by IND vs SL
Lowest Defended: 180/5 (20 Ov) by NZ vs PAK
Total – 05
Kings XI Punjab – 01
Sunrisers Hyderabad – 04
Jonny Bairstow (wk), Yusuf Pathan, David Warner, Siddarth Kaul, Mohammad Nabi, Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Rashid Khan
Kings XI Punjab:
Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Sam Curran
This SRH vs KXIP Dream11 prediction is high-risk but you may reap rewards if some assumptions come off. We advise you not to use these teams in small league contests.
77% of teams have picked J Bairstow as their wicket-keeper
92% of teams have picked D Warner while 73% of fantasy teams contain C Gayle in them
M Nabi, R Ashwin and Rashid Khan are the most picked spinners.
Both the sides are overly depended on their openers- C Gayle and KL Rahul & J Bairstow and D Warner. With the wicket looking good for batting, the opener is expected to be the game changers tomorrow.
THIS SRH VS KXIP DREAM11 PREDICTION IS HIGH-RISK BUT YOU MAY REAP REWARDS IF SOME ASSUMPTIONS COME OFF. WE ADVISE YOU NOT TO USE THESE TEAMS IN SMALL LEAGUE CONTESTS.