Sports Desk The 33rd match of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium from 8 pm on Sunday between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Chennai, on the top of the table, win 7 out of 8 matches this season. It has 14 points. If he defeats Hyderabad, then he will score 16 and he will be reached in the playoff.
Sunrisers are coming off the field for the first time against Supercans this season. They have lost their last consecutive 3 matches. His 7 matches have 6 points. They are at number six at this time. If they beat Chennai on the home turf, then they will score 8 and they will reach the top four in the table.
11 matches have been played between the two teams in the IPL, which lost to the last two matches at Hyderabad home ground. Of these, Chennai 9 and Hyderabad have managed to win 2 matches. There have been 3 matches between the two at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium. Of these, Chennai scored 2 while Hyderabad won a match. Hyderabad played 4 matches this season so far this season. Of these, he has won only two, while he has lost the last two bouts.
Dependence on Hyderabad Openers is the most dependent on their opening batsmen, David Warner and Johnny Bayearsto to win more Hyderabad. His other batsmen have not been able to do anything special so far. All-rounder Vijay Shankar had also made a single run in the last match. Shankar has made 132 runs in 7 matches so far. In this, his biggest innings was 40 runs.
The bowling department of Hyderabad is somewhat better. Sandeep Sharma is the most successful of taking eight wickets in 7 matches. However, Rashid Khan did not show the same performance as last season. He has 6 wickets in his 7 matches. Siddharth Kaul got 6 wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 5 wickets in 7 matches. He has given runs from the economy rate of 8.74.
Chennai's All-round performance On the other hand, Chennai is a balanced team in every division. He defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets in the last match. The batting department of the team is a player like Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis and captain Dhoni. Among the bowlers, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh are playing their responsibility well.
In the last match Raina played 58 runs. Spinner Tahir was man of the match for 27 runs with 4 wickets. Dhoni is also in the best form this time. He is the top scorer of his team by scoring 230 runs in 8 matches at an average of 76.66. Tahir is one of the most successful bowlers with 13 wickets and Chahar (10 wickets).
Both teams are: Chennai SuperKings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), KM Asif, Sam Billings, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Ff Duplessis, Rituraj Gaekwad, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Narayan Jagadishan , Scott Kugglin, Monu Kumar, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Satnar, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shore, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, David Vie Lee
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Captain), David Warner, Abhishek Sharma, Johnny Bayearsto, Khalil Ahmed, Ricky Bhui, Basil Thampi, Shreevats Goswami, Martin Guptill, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammad Nabi, Shahbah Nadeem, T. Natarajan, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Riddhiman Saha, Sandeep Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shakib Al Hasan and Billy Stanleyk