The Rajasthan Royals will lock horns against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 22 October (Thursday) in IPL 2020.
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals will be riding high on confidence after they recorded a clinical win in their previous encounter. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost in a nerve-wracking super-over to Kolkata Knight Riders.
It is a mattering match for both the sides as a win will keep them in discussion for the all-important IPL 2020 playoffs.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 12
CSK Won: 6
RR Won: 6
The players of both sides will be playing in warm and humid conditions in the ‘Ring of Fire’ at Dubai in the night.
Average First Innings Score
170- 180 runs in IPL 2020.
Injury and Availability News
Kane Williamson seemed in discomfort during the last match of SRH. The chances of Williamson playing against RR are 50-50 and Nabi can be given another opportunity in place of him.
No injury concerns before the match for Rajasthan Royals.
Fantasy Tips – Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler (WK), Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Ankit Rajpoot
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (C), Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Kane Williamson/ Mohammad Nabi, Abdul Samad, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Khaleel Ahmed/ Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma
Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Top Fantasy Picks
David Warner: In a do or die match for SRH, skipper David Warner will be their most important batsman against the Royals. Warner should be the first pick in your fantasy Team.
Rashid Khan: The biggest match-winner of SRH, Rashid Khan needs to be at his best in the crucial match. The champion spinner has been accurate and consistent in the last few matches and he will be keen to spin a web around his opponents.
Johnny Bairstow: If Bairstow clicks at the top order chances of SRH winning will automatically increase as he has the game to take the match away from any side.
Jos Buttler: The star wicket-keeper batsman of RR was in sublime form in the previous match. On a tricky pitch, Buttler stood out as batsman and made it look easy and he took his side home.
Jofra Archer: The spearhead of RR bowling attack, Archer will be a major threat for the top-heavy batting of SRH. In the first powerplay and death over Steve Smith will be giving the ball to his strike bowler to win his side the match.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain Options – David Warner
Vice-Captain Options – Jos Buttler
Fantasy 11 Team
Keeper – Johnny Bairstow
Batters – Manish Pandey, Steve Smith, Sanju Samson
All-Rounders – Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia
Bowlers – T Natrajan, Jofra Archer, Kartik Tyagi
Spinners: Rashid Khan