Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost the previous 3 matches.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore will play the 54th match of IPL 2022 on Sunday. It will be the second game between both teams this season. In the first match, SRH handed a humiliating defeat to RCB after dismissing them for just 68 runs and chasing this total in just 8 overs. However, SRH have not been the same since winning that match as they have lost the previous 3 matches. They have won 5 out of 10 matches and a win will help them jump into the top four positions.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 6 out of 11 matches and defeated Chennai Super Kings by 13 runs in the previous game. RCB are slated to play 3 more matches including this one in the tournament and would need to win them to have a chance to qualify.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match 54
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: 8th May at 3:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
SRH vs RCB, Match 54 Pitch Report:
This might be a high-scoring encounter and the batters from both side enjoy playing here. Spinners might get a little amount of help from the surface and play a key role during the middle-overs.
SRH vs RCB, Match 54 Probable Playing XIs:
Kane Williamson (c), Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Rahul Tripathi, Shashank Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Sean Abbott, Umran Malik.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mahipal Lomror, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood.
Top Picks for SRH vs RCB Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Faf du Plessis: He is the leading run-scorer for RCB this season. He has made 316 runs in 11 matches at an average of 28.72 and a strike rate of 130.04. He would be expected to provide a fiery start to the team.
Rahul Tripathi: He has scored 250 runs in 10 matches at an average of 35.71 and a strike rate of 166.66. He is one of the key players for SRH in the middle order and might play a key role in this game.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Aiden Markram: He is the second leading run-scorer for SRH this season. He has scored 305 runs in 10 matches at an average of 76.25 and a strike rate of 151.74 including 3 half-centuries. Markram made 42 runs off 25 deliveries in the last game against Delhi Capitals.
Glenn Maxwell: He has made 160 runs in 8 matches at an average of 22.85 and a strike rate of 175.82. He picked 2 wickets for 22 runs in the previous match and might play a key role for the team.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Umran Malik: He has failed to pick wickets in the last 2 matches. However, he has performed exceptionally well for the team in the tournament. He has taken 15 wickets in 10 matches at an average of 22.60, an economy of 8.92, and a strike rate of 15.2.
Wanindu Hasaranga: In 11 matches, Wanindu Hasaranga has taken 16 wickets at an average of 19, an economy of 8.21, and a strike rate of 13.8. He has picked 5 wickets in the previous 3 matches.
Top Picks – Wicketkeeper
Nicholas Pooran: He has scored half-centuries in the last 2 matches. He scored 62 runs off 34 deliveries in the previous game and was the highest scorer for SRH.
SRH vs RCB Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (This Edition)|
|Urman Malik||15 Wickets|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||16 Wickets|
|Aiden Markram||305 runs|
|Abhishek Sharma||331 runs|
|Nicholas Pooran||242 runs|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SRH vs RCB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Dinesh Karthik, Nicholas Pooran (VC), Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (C), Mahipal Lomror, Abhishek Sharma, Glenn Maxwell, Aiden Markram, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SRH vs RCB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Nicholas Pooran, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Rahul Tripathi (C), Abhishek Sharma, Glenn Maxwell, Aiden Markram, Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Umran Malik (VC).
SRH vs RCB Risky Captaincy Choices:
Virat Kohli: He has made 30+ scores in the last 2 matches and would be responsible for providing a fiery start to the team along with Faf du Plessis. He has made 216 runs in 11 matches at an average of 21.6 and a strike rate of 111.91.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar: He has picked more than 1 wicket only once this season. It might be a risk to pick him as the captain of your fantasy team.
Player you should avoid:
Mohammed Siraj: He has failed to pick wickets in 3 of the last 5 games and hence, is one player whom you can leave out of your fantasy team for this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.