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IPL 2019 SRH vs DC Preview: Hyderabad face batting woes, can they fix it?

SRH had everything in their favour until their last two matches where cracks were seen in the batting line-up and high dependence on openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow paid heavily

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Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals. Photo: PTI

In match 30 of 2019 (IPL 2019) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will host Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. SRH have lost their last matches and would be looking to hop on the winning cycle yet again while Shreyas Iyer's Delhi Capitals are high on confidence after defeating Kolkata at the Eden Gardens on Friday. SRH had everything in their favour until their last two matches where cracks were seen in the batting line-up and high dependence on openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow paid heavily. Delhi Capitals have a reason to relax as southpaw Shikhar Dhawan roared heavily with unbeaten 97 against KKR. Hyderabad's pitch my play a spoilsport for batsmen but spinners may like it. SRH have slipped to sixth place in the IPL 2019 points table while Delhi climbed three spots to reach number four in the table.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad team news:

Hyderabad lost to Kings XI Punjab in their last match after they put 151 run target in which contribued with valuable 70 runs. Jonny Baistow failed to reach two-figure score while too persihed after scoring 25 runs.

SRH will have to sort out the batting line-up as they cannot really rely on Manish Pandey and Deepak Hooda much, also, is yet to prove his batting acumen.

SRH needs Kane Williamson to take the charge and strenghthen batting line-up so that if Warner and Bairstow fail, he can provide the required support.

has been tasked with captaincy and he has somehwere lost the flair in the bowling after that. Siddarth Kaul does pick wickets but he is usually expensive with runs, while Sandeep Sharma is doing well with economical figures and wickets in his kitty.

and Rahshid Khan have lost the sheen that appeared initially as they look flustered with bowling.

SRH need to return to winning ways at the crucial juncture in the tournament.


Delhi Capitals team news

The crest and trough continues in Delhi's graph as the side bounced back with two consecutive wins after as many losses. The batting line-up is strong and it's just a matter of who shines and at what situation. They have a strong back up with Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram in the middle after Prithvi Shaw, and at the top.

With Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul, and Ishant Sharma, the bowling side is equally formidable.

Rahul Tewatia remains and exception here as he has not been able to cement a proper spot for himself and if Delhi decide for changes, then he and perhaps Keemo Pual may warm the bench.

It's so far so good for Delhi and they'd look to climb up in the IPL points table with one more win.

playing 11 probables:

David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(w), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar(c), Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma

playing 11 probables:

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma


IPL 2019, Match 30: SRH vs DC Live streaming details

Date and Day: April 14, 2019, Sunday

Place: Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

Time: 8:00 pm IST

SRH vs DC match live streaming will be available live on Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 in English Commentary and Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD in Hindi Commentary. One can also live stream the SRH vs DC 2019 IPL match on Hotstar app and Tatasky app. The fans can also watch in-depth analysis of live match on Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 1 HD.


Here are the squad of both the teams

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (capt), Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Martin Guptill, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem.


Delhi Capitals: Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Ingram, Trent Boult, Axar Patel, (c), Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Tewatia, (wk), Keemo Paul, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Colin Munro, Jalaj Saxena, Harshal Patel, Hanuma Vihari, Bandaru Ayyappa, Ankush Bains, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Manjot Kalra, Sherfane Rutherford

First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 09:00 IST