Today, 2 matches in the tournament, Sunrise and Royal face-to-face in Hyderabad
Second match between Chennai-Rajasthan at M Chidambaram Stadium
Broadcast match on Star Sports Network at 4pm
Sports desk In the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), two matches will be played on Sunday. The first match will be played from Sunrise Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at 4 am on the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. The second match will be between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals at the M Chidambaram Stadium from 8 pm.
The four teams have played 2-2 matches. Chennai has won both of their matches. Hyderabad managed to win one of the two matches, while Bengaluru and Rajasthan could not win any match. The Hyderabad team have managed to win the match against Rajasthan in 3 out of 5 matches, while one in the series has lost. One fight was canceled.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: The Bangalore team needs to strengthen their batting. The team was all-out for just 70 runs in their first match. In the second match, he could not achieve the target of 187 against Mumbai Indians. In that match, AB de Villiers had scored not 70, but the team failed to win. In the bowling, Yuswendra Chahal took 4 wickets in the last match. The team will also expect them to perform similarly in this match.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: This match will be on the home turf of Hyderabad. On Friday night, he had won 5 wickets against Rajasthan Royals on this ground. Obviously his confidence will be greatly increased. The pitch here is expected to be slow. In that match, David Warner (69 off 37 balls), Jonny Bairstow (45 off 28 balls) and Vijay Shankar (35 off 15 balls) played in that match. Hyderabad will also expect the same batting from Warner, Bayerno and Vijay Shankar in this match.
Statistics of both teams at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium
209/3 vs Kolkata (30-04-2017)
113 vs Mumbai Indians (17-05-2015)
263/5 vs Pune Warriors (23-04-2013)
123/9 vs Deccan Chargers (20-05-2012)
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
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (AB de Villiers), Parthiv Patel (wicketkeeper), Mark Stones, Shimron Hatmayer, Shivam Dubey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Washington Sunder, Umesh Yadav, Yuswendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj, Heinrich Klassen, Moin Ali , Colin de Grandhom, Pawan Negi, Tim Southey, Akshdeep Nath, Milind Kumar, Devadatta Padikkal, Gurkirat Singh, Prarthana Ray Burman, Kulwant Kesorolia, Navdeep Saini, Snow Do Singh.
Look at Chennai top of the table
Chennai Super Kings: Chennai will play on their home ground for the second time. In the previous match, he had defeated Bengaluru by 7 wickets, but to score 71 runs, he had to play 17.4 overs. In such a situation, it will be good to bat well with good bowling this time. Chennai has 4 points in 2 matches so far, but it is second on the net runrate. In such a situation, it will have to be the top of the table by defeating Rajasthan and reaching the top of the table.
Rajasthan Royals: Rajasthan have lost 14 runs against Kings XI Punjab and lost by 5 wickets from Sunrisers Hyderabad. Rajasthan had scored 198 against Hyderabad but their bowlers did not defend the big scores. Against Punjab, Rajasthan's team got 170 runs in front of the score of 184. Statistics show that his batsmen and bowler are capable of performing well. However, to win the match, one has to perform well in both batting and bowling together. Now Rajasthan will try that they perform well in both the batting and bowling of this match, defeating Chennai and make their first win in the tournament.
Statistics of both teams at M Chidambaram Stadium
246/5 vs Rajasthan (03-04-2010)
112 vs Mumbai Indians (04-04-2012)
223/5 vs Chennai SuperKing (03-04-2010)
145/9 vs Chennai SuperKing (10-05-2015)
Chennai SuperKings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain and wicketkeeper), Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay, Dhruv Shourie, Fif Duplessis , Rituraj Gaikwad, Mitchell Santnar, David Wiley, Sam Billings, Sameer, Monu Kumar, Karn Sharma, K.M Asif, Mohit Sharma.
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Krishnappa Gautam, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S.K. Middhu, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jopra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomar, Jaidev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Oshen Thomas, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjana, Manan Vohra, Ashton Turner, Ryan Parag.