Fixture: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 24th Match
Time/Date: 10:30 AM GMT/ 04:00 PM Local / 22 April 2017
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their Dream team and help them win big.
Match and Pitch Condition
Weather: A hot day is expected in Pune with the temperature around 33-36°C.
Pitch condition: First innings score in the last six IPL matches played on this ground reads as 185, 160, 195, 159, 184 and 205 and the chasing team winning four out of six times. The pitch is expected to be batting friendly and the team winning the toss would want to field first.
- Pune have won only one out of six matches they have played on this ground. They won their first match of this season on this ground.
- Steven Smith’s last five innings on this ground read as 4,31,101,45 and 84 at an average of 66.25. He missed the last match played here.
- Ajinkya Rahane has hit 4 fifties in last six matches on this ground. His scores read 60, 67, 53, 4, 60 and 10.
- Given that both teams are coming off after winning their last matches, there is very changes are expected.
- Pune’s bowling has been weak and they might tinker a player or two in the bowling lineup. However, their bowling defended a mere 161 runs on the M.Chinnaswamy ground against the mighty RCB lineup.
- After Kane Williamson’s inclusion in the last match, SRH team looks very balanced in all aspects. Their batting lineup has got great boost and bowling is as great as ever.
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Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)
Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni(wk), Ben Stokes, Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian/Lockie Ferguson, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Rahul Chahar.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha(wk), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammad Siraj.
My Dream11 pick
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Rajat Bhatia, Ashok Dinda, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Manoj Tiwary, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Usman Khwaja, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner(c), Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha(wk), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Siraj, Ashish Nehra, Chris Jordan, Ben Cutting, Bipul Sharma, Praveen Tambe, Vijay Shankar, Kane Williamson, Barinder Sran, Siddharth Kaul, Ricky Bhui, Eklavya Dwivedi(wk), Abhimanyu Mithun, Ben Laughlin, Tanmay Agarwal, Mustafizur Rahman.