Sports Desk Rajasthan Royals will face Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday in the Indian Premier League (IPL). So far 9 teams have played in both the teams, in which Hyderabad has been successful in winning 5. The Rajasthan team has been able to make its name in only 4 matches. Hyderabad's success rate is 55.55%. Two matches have been played between the two at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. Host Hyderabad was the only success in both of them.
Both teams will play their second match in this tournament season. Both teams have lost their first matches. Rajasthan defeated Kings XI Punjab by 14 runs. Hyderabad lost to Kolkata by 6 wickets.
Sunrisers Highest Score 209 runs at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium. This score was made against Kolkata in 2017. Rajasthan's highest score is 125 runs. This made him last season. Sunrise's team has scored more than 200 runs on this ground three times.
The Rajasthan team lost in their first match by reaching the winner against Punjab. In that match, Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin got Jos Buttler 'Manking' run out. After this he got out of the field in anger. The team will also want to get out of this controversy.
Butler scored 69 runs. Captain Ajinkya Rahane (27), Sanju Samson (30) and Steve Smith (20) were the other contributors. Rajasthan team management would like that along with Butler, these three players also played long innings. Together, Team Ben Stokes will want to contribute both bat and ball.
On the other hand, Sunrisers will hope to get a better start with David Warner and Jonny Bairstow. Both of them had a century partnership for the first wicket against Kolkata. Warner scored 85 runs. In this match, he will be watching with Vijay Shankar as well. He scored 40 runs from 24 balls in the first match.
Both the teams are Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Krishnappa Gautam, Joefra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Ryan Parag, Stuart Binny, Shubhaman Ranjana, Mahipal Lomaror, Prashant Chopra, Ish Sodhi, Oshaye Thomas, Sudhisan Mithun.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (captain), Manish Pandey, Martin Guptill, Ricky Bhui, David Warner, Deepak Hooda, Mohammad Nabi, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shreevats Goswami, Jonny Biersto, Riddhiman Saha, Siddharth Kaul, Khalil Ahmed, Rashid Khan, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanleyk, T. Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem.