The fifth clash in the 15th edition of IPL 2022 will be between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. Both teams have faced each other in 15 matches as both stand almost equally with 8 wins by SRH and 7 wins in the account of RR. People who early eliminated the chances of the Rajasthan Royals in this season of IPL would get a big shock in the upcoming matches as the RR management has combined the best workhorses in their history of IPL in this season. Both the teams have a stalwart top order to confront adversities of the playing conditions.
Both teams have all players available for the game and the complete tournament, so this will be an exciting contest to watch out for. The match-winner-batter of SRH David Warner has left the franchise, and Kane Williamson has the immense responsibility of leading the team on his shoulders. The first time, the new venue Maharashtra Cricket Association, Pune, will be exposed. The surface nature of this ground is slightly different from the other three venues.
Let’s make the right predictions for the fifth game of the season – SRH vs RR
Match Predictions for SRH vs RR Match
On the batting-friendly wicket of Maharashtra Cricket Association, the runs would flow from both ends as the two sides have run making batters like Nicholas Pooran, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson and Kane Williamson. Spinners like Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal and R Ashwin can take the full groom of the pitch in the latter half. The youngsters like Devdutt Padikkal and Rahul Tripathi can also boom the innings with their blades. The chance of dew is not so vibrant, so the team who wins or loses the toss would automatically get equal on this surface. Here’s a look in to the most watched out pacers for this edition of IPL.
Probable Playing for SRH and RR
Both the teams could easily design their first playing XI for this game. It may include names like Aiden Markram, Kane Williamson, Jos Buttler etc. The pitch is highly suited to the batting, so both teams will look to strengthen their batting line-up. The pacers may not get any help from the surface, but the mix-up of the pace will work. So, here are the two sides playing the game.
Playing XI for SRH: Aiden Markram(✈️), Rahul Tripathi, Kane Williamson (C/✈️), Nicholas Pooran (WK/✈️), Abhishekh Sharma, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Marco Jansen(✈️), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Umran Malik.
Playing XI for RR: Jos Buttler(W/✈️), Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (WK) (C), Shimran Hetmyer (✈️), Riyan Parag, Jimmy Neesham(✈️), R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult(✈️), Prasidh Krishna
Pitch Report for SRH vs RR Match
The Pitch of the Maharashtra Cricket Association is even-steven for batters and bowlers. This is pretty dry and dusty; as it is a very first game on this surface, the pitch wouldn’t also deteriorate too much. So, batters would stay on the money from the beginning in this match. The spinners may get assistance with the bowl but in the latter half of the game.
Weather Forecast for the Game
The weather will stay a little bit hot through the day at 33° maximum and 29° minimum. However, the cloud will stay clear, and the day will be sunny, with a humidity figure of 62%, according to AccuWeather.com, as the game will commence at 7:30 pm, so a wee bit of dew may come into the second phase of the game.
Fantasy Tips for SRH vs RR Match
As the pitch initially offers an excellent batting surface, batsmen like Jos Buttler, Kane Williamson, and Rahul Tripathi would be good prospects.
Spinners like Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin and Washington Sundar should be inducted into your fantasy team.
While, the bowlers who can manoeuvre the pace in all three game phases like Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Trent Boult and Prasidh Krishna could be in the scheme of things.