Resurgent Mumbai Indians look to add more woes to Sunrisers Hyderabad’s turbulent campaign
With six defeats in seven matches, Sunrisers will want to flip issues round rapidly if they’re to make the playoffs
Fortunes could not be any completely different for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Mumbai Indians for the time being.
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There have been 4 matches performed on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi thus far this season, and the scores batting first learn: 171, 171, 218 and 220. That will get the typical to 195, the best among the many 4 venues used. A mix of the pitch neither aiding swing nor spin and the bottom’s shorter boundaries have helped the batters dominate. In reality, three of these totals have been hunted down efficiently – two of them by Mumbai – with the one occasion of the group batting first profitable a sport coming when the Royals defended 220 towards… nicely, the Sunrisers. That suggests it’s a win-toss-and-bowl-first pitch, however provided that the Sunrisers’ out-of-form line-up can rise out of their droop will Mumbai be in any actual hazard of coming second on the night time.
Mohammad Nabi was saved ready to assault the Royals’ left-handers till Williamson realised they might by no means arrive earlier than lastly bowling him. To the Sunrisers’ dismay, Nabi ended up conceding 21 in what would end up to be his solely over of the day. Dropping him could also be harsh, however the Sunrisers could desire Holder over him to spherical off their foreigners’ quota, particularly with Rashid Khan and Jonny Bairstow wanting good, and Williamson being the captain.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 1 Manish Pandey, 2 Jonny Bairstow (wk), 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Kedar Jadhav, 5 Abdul Samad, 6 Vijay Shankar, 7 Jason Holder, 8 Rashid Khan, 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10 Khaleel Ahmed, 11 Sandeep Sharma
Mumbai Indians: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Krunal Pandya, 5 Kieron Pollard, 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Jimmy Neesham, 8 Rahul Chahar, 9 Dhawal Kulkarni, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Trent Boult
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Himanshu Agrawal is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo