IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils face an uphill task in Hyderabad
Resurgent Delhi Daredevils face an uphill task when they travel to Hyderabad to take on SRH in match number 36 of the IPL. Sunrisers boast the best bowling attack in the IPL this season and they can defend any total, however, small it might be. So who holds the edge when these two sides meet tonight? Here are the head-to-head records and probable XI.
History favors Sunrisers Hyderabad
These two teams have met each other on 10 occasions with the Sunrisers Hyderabad walking away victorious in 6 matches as compared to Delhi Daredevils' 4 wins. At the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad, the two sides have met 3 times. Delhi Daredevils have managed to clinch only a solitary win in Hyderabad.
Onus will be on Delhi Daredevils bowlers
It's up to the Delhi Daredevils bowlers tonight to win the game for Iyer's men. Sunrisers not only boast the best bowling line-up, Hyderabad is the most bowler-friendly wicket this season in the IPL. The scoring rate at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium has been 7.48. It is the only venue in the IPL where the run rate is less than eight.
Delhi Daredevils: Probable Playing XI
Prithvi Shaw, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Glenn Maxwell, Vijay Shankar, Liam Plunkett, Amit Mishra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Avesh Khan and Trent Boult.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Probable Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Alex Hales, Kane Williamson (captain), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Basil Thampi and Siddarth Kaul.