Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Gujarat Titans in the 21st match of IPL 2022.
Sunrisers Hyderabad had opened their account on the points table by defeating Chennai Super Kings in their previous game.
They restricted Chennai to only 154 runs with some brilliant bowling. Moeen Ali scored 48 runs for CSK.
SRH comfortably chased down this target with 14 balls left.
The opener Abhishek Sharma smashed a brilliant knock of 75 runs off just 50 balls.
Kane Williamson and Rahul Tripathi scored 32 and 35 runs respectively.
On the other hand, Gujarat Titans defeated the Punjab Kings in their last game. PBKS posted a big total of 189-9 on the scoreboard.
Liam Livingstone slammed another outstanding half-century of the season he scored 64 runs while Shikhar Dhawan scored 35 runs.
Gujarat Titans chased down the target on the last ball.
When 12 was needed off the last 2 balls, Tewatia smashed 2 sixes off the final two deliveries to win the game for his side.
Shubman Gill also scored an impressive knock of 96 runs.
Teams: SRH vs GT
Venue: Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy
Date: 11th April, Monday
Time: 7:30 pm IST
The track at DY Patil Academy offers proper help to both seamers and spinners.
The strategy of taking the pace off the ball has so far been productive for all teams.
Dew will once again come into play; so bowling first should be the preferred strategy at this venue.
Head to head record
This will be the first-ever match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans
Total Matches Played: 0
Sunrisers Hyderabad won: 0
Gujarat Titans won: 0
Tie/no results: 0
SRH Probable Playing 11
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, Umran Malik, T Natarajan
GT Probable Playing 11
Matthew Wade/Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Abhinav Manohar, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nalkande
Star bowler of the match
Rashid Khan is bowling brilliantly this season but unfortunately, he didn’t manage to pick up many wickets but today he is expected to shine with the ball and become the best bowler of the match.
Star batsman of the match
Shubman Gill was outstanding in the last two games where he scored 81 and 96 runs respectively.
He is in great form and he will be the star batter of today’s match.
Star Wicketkeeper of the match
Nicolas Pooran is expected to be the best wicketkeeper of match 21.
He is very sharp behind the stumps and his power-hitting is excellent in the middle order at any stage of the game.
Star all-rounder of the match
Washington Sundar has been exceptional with the bowl for SRH this season.
He is in a good bowling form and he is also a very handy batter in the lower order.
Who will win?
Sunrisers Hyderabad performed badly in their 1st games but they made a strong comeback against CSK to register their 1st win in 3 matches.
On the other hand, Gujarat Titans have been exceptional so far in their maiden season as they have won 3 out of 3 games.
The team is quite balanced and both the bowling and batting departments are performing well.
The team combination of Gujarat Titans is also quite better than SRH as they have all the bases covered.
Gujarat Titans have a great depth in their batting with a lot of power hitters to play match-winning cameos in the final overs
Hence, our prediction for match 21 is that Gujarat Titans will beat Sunrisers Hyderabad.