Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Rajasthan Royals in the doubleheader encounter to be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on 2 April 2023 in the IPL 2023.
SRH will be captained by Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the opening match due to the absence of Aiden Markrarm. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals impress with their brilliant performance from last year as they finished runners-up.
Details– IPL Match 4 Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue– Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Date and Time– 2 April, 3.30 PM
Both teams have played 16 matches in the IPL history with equal records with Sunrisers Hyderabad winning 8 while Rajasthan Royals winning 8 matches. Rajasthan Royals defeated SRH by 61 runs in the only match they played during the 2022 edition.
Top Run Scorer
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has scored the most runs between SRH and Rajasthan Royals. Samson smashed 567 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad from 19 matches (19 innings) with 1 century and 2 half-centuries to his name. During his performances against SRH, Samson registered the best score of 102* with a strike rate of 133.46.
Top- Wicket Takers
Australian all-rounder James Faulkner picked the most wickets between Sunrisers Hyderabad versus Rajasthan Royals in IPL history. Overall, Faulkner grabbed 12 scalps. He picked 5 for 16 in IPL was the best performance between SRH and RR.
The pitch is likely to help the batters right from the word go. A total of 64 IPL matches are being played at this venue with the team batting first winning 27 times while batting second has won matches 37 times.
Captain winning the toss is likely to field first and chase down the target. The average first innings total is 158 while the second innings average total is 147.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)- Predicted XI
Jos Buttler, Yaishvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (C), Devdutt Paddikal, Shimron Hetymer, Riyan Parag, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Mayank Agarwal, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Harry Brooks, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (C), Umran Malik, Adil Rashid, Fazallahq Farqooi.
Fantasy Team Selection- Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Team 1– Jos Buttler(C), Sanju Samson, Harry Brooks, Rahul Tripathi, Mayank Agarwal, Shimron Hetymer, Jason Holder, Umran Malik, Abhishek Sharma, Jason Holder (VC), Kuldeep Sen
Team 2– Yaishivi Jaiswal, Harry Brooks, Glenn Phillips, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (C), Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Abdul Samad, Adil Rashid, Washington Sundar (VC)