Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Head-to-head and Probable Playing XI
After 6 days of break, Rajasthan Royals will be raring to get back to the field when they host Sunrisers Hyderabad in match number 28 of 2018 season. Sunrisers have won 5 out of their 7 matches while the Royals have won 3 out of their 6 matches. So who holds the edge in Jaipur? Here are head-to-head records and probable playing XI.
There is no clear favorite tonight
The two teams have locked horns on 8 occasions with both winning 4 each. However, when they last met earlier this season, Sunrisers Hyderabad registered a comfortable 9 wicket win at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. Sunrisers Hyderabad restricted the Royals to only 125-9 and then chased down the target with 25 balls to spare.
Home advantage favors Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals have hosted the Sunrisers Hyderabad just once at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur back in 2013. The home side won this encounter by 8 wickets. Rajasthan Royals are hard to beat at their home. The Royals have won their last 10 out of 11 matches, which they have played at this venue.
Rajasthan Royals: Probable Playing XI
Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Heinrich Klassen, Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Jofra Archer, K Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni and Jaydev Unadkat.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Probable Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson (captain), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Basil Thampi, Siddarth Kaul and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.