SRH vs RR in IPL 2021: Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals to face Kane Williamson’s Sunrisers Hyderabad in do or die contest – Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals have found themselves in a do or die situation after their defeat against Delhi Capitals. Now they will take on Kane Williamson’s Sunrisers Hyderabad in their game here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. SRH is almost out of the contention for playoffs as they have just 1 win in 9 games. However, Sunrisers have some top not T20 stars and they will aim to spoil the party for RR.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) / Rajasthan Royals (RR) / Punjab Kings (PBKS) / Delhi Capitals (DC) / Mumbai Indians (MI) / Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) / Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) / Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
“It’s okay to be disappointed, but we’re not sitting here and looking back. We are moving forward.”
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) September 26, 2021
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals
IPL 2021, 40th Match
Sep 27, 06:00 PM
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Weather and pitch report
The temperature will go up to 38 degrees celsius in Dubai on Monday. The humidity will be around 50%. The pitch at Dubai has helped pacers in recent games while batsmen can play big shots once set.
Stats at Dubai
- Total T20 games played: 94 (Batting first won 39 games, batting second won: 54 games)
- Highest 1st innings score at this venue: 219/2
- Lowest 1st innings score: 59
- Highest successful run chase: 203/8
- Average 1st innings score: 155
SRH is the bottom-placed side in the IPL Points table with only 1 win in 9 games. They are almost out of the IPL Playoff Race – If they have to qualify they will have to do a complete reversal i.e 5 victories of 5 matches & also will have to hope that the other results should go in their favour. They are now left to face Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI) Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) September 25, 2021
After an easy defeat to Delhi Capitals on Saturday, things have become complex for Sanju Samson’s team. They will now have to win minimum of 3 matches out to qualify for playoffs. They have matches lined up against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Probable Playing XI
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (c), Kedar Jadhav, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed
SRH vs RR
Rajasthan Royals Full squad
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c), Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, David Miller, Anuj Rawat, Chris Morris, Mahipal Lomror, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Akash Singh, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, KC Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Mayank Markande, Mustafizur Rahman, Shreyas Gopal, Gerald Coetzee
Sunrisers Hyderabad Full squad
David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Shreevats Goswami, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Jason Holder, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammad Nabi, Vijay Shankar, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Khaleel Ahmed, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, Jason Roy