IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) Preview, Probable XI, Head-to-Head and Fantasy 11

Sunrisers Hyderabad leads the head-to-head count against Rajasthan Royals by 6-5 in the Indian Premier League.

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SRH vs RR Preview

The 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on inaugural season winners Rajasthan Royals in match 26. The two teams will lock horns at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 11, 2020 (Sunday). It’s a day game, and as a result, the match will begin at 3:30 PM (IST).

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad

With three wins and as many losses, David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad holds the third spot at the Points Table. SRH played their last game against Kings XI Punjab, where they registered a thumping victory by 69 runs. Their openers Warner and Jonny Bairstow laid the foundation of their win with a massive partnership of 160 runs. 

Despite losing Bhuvneshwar Kumar before the start of this game, SRH bowlers did a commendable job to defend the total comprehensively. The Hyderabad-based will look to take the field with a similar playing XI. The only change they can think of is to bring back Vijay Shankar (if he’s fit) in place of Abdul Samad.

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Rajasthan Royals RR
RR players

Rajasthan Royals have had a forgettable season so far in this edition of Indian Premier League. After winning their first two matches, RR reached the pole position at the Points Table. But after that, Steve Smith and co. suffered four consecutive losses to find the second last spot in the charts.

Rajasthan Royals’ last game came against Delhi Capitals where they lost to chase down the total despite a decent bowling effort. The good news for them is the arrival of the ace all-rounder, Ben Stokes in their squad for this match. It would be interesting to see if the Englishman can turn around the fortunes for the Royals or not.

Match Details

  • Date: October 11, 2020
  • Time: 3:30 PM onwards (IST)
  • Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Squads

Sunrisers Hyderabad Full Squad

David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Shreevats Goswami, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Abhishek Sharma, B Sandeep, Sanjay Yadav, Fabian Allen, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddharth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi

Rajasthan Royals Full Squad

Steve Smith (C), David Miller, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Robin Uthappa, Shashank Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ben Stokes, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Tom Curran, Anuj Rawat, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Akash Singh, Andrew Tye, Aniruddha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Kartik Tyagi, Mayank Markande, Oshane Thomas, Rahul Tewatia, Varun Aaron

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Ideal Playing XIs

Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing XI

  • David Warner (c)
  • Jonny Bairstow (wk)
  • Manish Pandey
  • Kane Williamson
  • Priyam Garg
  • Abdul Samad/Vijay Shankar
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Rashid Khan
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Khaleel Ahmed
  • T Natarajan

Rajasthan Royals Playing XI

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Jos Buttler (wk)
  • Sanju Samson
  • Steve Smith (c)
  • Ben Stokes
  • Mahipal Lomror/Manan Vohra
  • Rahul Tewatia
  • Jofra Archer
  • Shreyas Gopal
  • Kartik Tyagi
  • Varun Aaron

Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 11
  • SRH won: 6
  • RR won: 5
  • No Result: 0
  • Tie: 0

Fantasy XI

Wicket-keeper:

  • Jos Buttler 
  • Jonny Bairstow (c)
  • Sanju Samson

Batsmen:

  • Steve Smith
  • Kane Williamson
  • Priyam Garg

All-rounders:

  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Rahul Tewatia (vc)

Bowlers:

  • Jofra Archer
  • Rashid Khan
  • T Natarajan

Key Players

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan

Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer

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