IPL 2024 – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings – 69th T20 Match Prediction

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) face off against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the penultimate group stage match of IPL 2024. Sunrisers have already secured a spot in the playoffs, whereas Punjab Kings were eliminated after Match 58. Here’s a detailed preview of the upcoming clash.

Match Overview

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

  • Status: Qualified for Playoffs
  • Form: Unbeaten in their last three completed matches (one game abandoned)
  • Approach: With a positive mindset throughout the season, SRH are expected to continue their momentum and aim for a top-two finish. Rest and rotation might be considered, but fielding their best XI seems likely.

Punjab Kings:

  • Status: Eliminated
  • Form: Mixed results, winning three of their last five matches
  • Approach: With nothing to lose, PBKS might experiment with their lineup and give opportunities to fringe players. Despite key absences, they will aim to finish the season on a high note.

Team News & Key Players

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

  • Key Players:
    • Travis Head: The 30-year-old has become a standout performer.
    • Abhishek Sharma: A dynamic all-rounder, key in both batting and bowling.
    • Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Consistent wicket-taker and experienced pacer.
    • Pat Cummins: Will be crucial with the ball, especially after a much-needed rest.
  • Possible Impact Player Substitutes: Glenn Phillips, Umran Malik, T Natarajan, Mayank Agarwal, Washington Sundar

Predicted Playing XI:

  1. Abhishek Sharma
  2. Travis Head
  3. Nitish Kumar Reddy
  4. Heinrich Klaasen (wk)
  5. Abdul Samad
  6. Shahbaz Ahmed
  7. Sanvir Singh
  8. Pat Cummins (c)
  9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  10. Jaydev Unadkat
  11. Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

Punjab Kings:

  • Key Players:
    • Rilee Rossouw: Capable of game-changing innings.
    • Jitesh Sharma: Potential to shine in an elevated batting role.
    • Harshal Patel: Experienced and reliable in crucial moments.
    • Arshdeep Singh: Key bowler with an excellent track record.
  • Possible Impact Player Substitutes: Atharva Taide, Vidwath Kaverappa, Tanay Thyagarajan, Harpreet Bhatia, Shashank Singh

Predicted Playing XI:

  1. Prabhsimran Singh
  2. Harpreet Singh
  3. Jitesh Sharma (wk)
  4. Rilee Rossouw
  5. Ashutosh Sharma
  6. Rishi Dhawan
  7. Harpreet Brar
  8. Harshal Patel
  9. Nathan Ellis (c)
  10. Rahul Chahar
  11. Arshdeep Singh

Match Conditions

Toss Prediction: Both teams have had success chasing, but we expect them to opt for batting first to set a formidable target.

Pitch Report: High-scoring venue with the expectation of 240+ totals. Fast outfield and favorable conditions for power hitters.

Weather Report: Cloudy with a slight chance of rain, but generally dry enough for a complete match.

Betting Tips and Odds

Top Team Batsmen:

  • SRH: Heinrich Klaasen, Abhishek Sharma, Travis Head
  • PBKS: Rilee Rossouw, Jitesh Sharma, Ashutosh Sharma

Top Team Bowlers:

  • SRH: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pat Cummins, Jaydev Unadkat
  • PBKS: Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis

Live Streaming & TV Channels

TV Channels:

  • India: Star Network
  • UK: Sky Sports
  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • New Zealand: Sky Sport NZ
  • South Africa: SuperSport
  • USA: Willow TV

Live Streaming:

  • India: Jio Cinema
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal: Yupp TV
  • Other regions: Willow, Foxtel Go, Kayo

Dream11 Team Prediction

Captain: Abhishek Sharma
Vice-Captain: Shashank Singh

Wicket-Keepers: Heinrich Klaasen, Prabhsimran Singh
Batters: Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma (c), Rilee Rossouw
All-Rounders: Shashank Singh (vc), K Nitesh Reddy
Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Pat Cummins, T Natarajan, Arshdeep Singh

Prediction: Sunrisers Hyderabad to win. With their playoff spot secured and potential top-two finish motivating them, SRH are the favorites against a weakened PBKS side.

Our Winner: Sunrisers Hyderabad Will Win

Expect an exciting contest as Sunrisers Hyderabad aim to solidify their dominance and Punjab Kings seek to conclude their season with pride.

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