IPL 2022 – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings Match 70 – Preview
Sunrisers Hyderabad will face the Punjab Kings in their next match at the Wankhede Stadium. Both clubs are out of playoff contention, but they will be hoping to finish the season on a high note. The Orange Army defeated the Mumbai Indians in a tense game, but they will be without skipper Kane Williamson, who has returned to New Zealand to give birth to his child. Glenn Phillips is set to take his place in the starting XI.
Punjab Kings, on the other hand, has had a hit-or-miss season, and a win today may propel them to sixth place in the points standings. Mayank Agarwal, in particular, has battled for runs, and sliding to the middle order hasn’t helped matters. His captaincy has been outstanding at times, but there is also a case to be made for his form. Shahrukh Khan could possibly make an appearance in the last game in lieu of the ailing Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings Match 70 – Pitch Report
The Wankhede Stadium has proven to be a fantastic batting pitch in the last two games, so bowlers will need to be extremely accurate with their lengths and lines. The margin of error remains very small, and the captain who wins the toss will almost certainly bat first on the pitch.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings Match 70 – Probable XI
Abhishek Sharma, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Glenn Phillips, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), Fazalhaq Farooqi, Umran Malik, T Natarajan/Kartik Tyagi
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings Match 70 – Tactics
With Jonny Bairstow returning to form, this may be an exciting match between SRH’s bowling assault and PBKS’ flamboyant batting lineup. However, with only one spinner in their XI, SRH may be unable to take advantage of the deteriorating wickets. The last time they met, Liam Livingstone wounded them. Using someone like T Natarajan wisely against the rampaging Englishman could work.
PBKSs like to go in full force. If they lose early wickets, this high-risk strategy could backfire severely against this bowling team. The last time these two teams played, the loss of early wickets exposed the lower order to Umran Malik’s pace, and the teenager just broke through to take four wickets. Kagiso Rabada had a favorable meeting against SRH finishers Nicholas Pooran and Washington Sundar, dismissing them five times in 42 deliveries.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings Match 70 – Player of the Match predictions
Rahul Tripathi hit 76 off 44 balls in the last game against the Mumbai Indians, helping his team post a large total on the board. This season, the right-hander has 393 runs in 13 games and has constantly been among the runners. He’ll be trying to finish the season on a high note, which could boost his chances of making the Indian team.
Umran Malik bowled brilliantly in a high-scoring game against the Mumbai Indians, finishing with 3 for 23 in three overs. The speedster appeared to be in fantastic sync with the ball and maintained good speeds throughout the game. Malik has already taken 21 wickets this season and will be hoping to add to his total.