This would be the last group match of IPL 2022.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings face each other in the final group match of IPL 2022† Both teams are eliminated from the tournament and therefore the result of this match will not significantly affect the scoring. However, both teams hope to end their journey on a positive note.
Both SRH and PBKS have won 6 out of 13 matches and have accumulated 12 points. SRH won their last match against Mumbai Indians by just a margin of 3 runs while Punjab Kings lost their previous match to Delhi Capitals by 17 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings, match 70
Event location: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date Time: 22nd Can at 7:30 P.M IST and local time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
SRH vs PBKS, Match 70 Pitch Report:
This would be the last game of the season at the Wankhede and the field is likely to support the batters. Both teams have an equally good batting lineup and this could be a high scoring encounter.
Kane Williamson has traveled back to New Zealand and would miss this match.
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SRH vs PBKS, match 70 Likely playing XIs:
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
Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa/Shahrukh Khan, Liam Livingstone, Mayank Agarwal (c), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Top Picks For SRH vs PBKS Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – fogged
He is the leading points scorer for SRH this season, having scored 393 runs in 13 games with an average of 39.3 and a strike rate of 161.72. He made 76 runs off 44 deliveries in the final game against MI and won the Player of the Match award.
He has not scored more than 21 runs in any of the last 3 innings, but he is still the highest runs scorer for Punjab Kings. Dhawan has scored 421 runs in 13 games with an average of 38.27 and a strike rate of 122.74.
Top Picks – Allrounders
He has played a key role for PBKS in the mid-range and has also taken a few wickets. In the final game against Delhi Capitals, Livingstone took 3 wickets for 27 runs. With the bat, he scored 388 runs in 13 games with an average of 32.33 and a strike rate of 177.98.
In the absence of Kane Williamson, he will likely play a key role in this game for SRH. Markram has made 360 runs in 13 games with an average of 51.42 and a strike rate of 140.07 including 3 half-centuries.
Top Picks – bowlers
With 22 wickets in 12 matches, Kagiso Rabada is the leading wicket taker for PBKS. Rabada has been in excellent form lately, taking two four-wicket-hauls. PBKS would hope for some early breakthroughs from Rabada.
He is the leading wicket taker for SRH this season. He has picked 21 wickets in 13 matches with an average of 20, an economy of 8.93 and a stroke rate of 13.4. Umran has taken 6 wickets in the last 2 matches.
Top Picks – wicket keeper
He has made only one single-digit score in the last 5 games and has some of the best strokes since being promoted in batting order. He scored 230 runs in 10 games with an average of 23 and a strike rate of 143.75.
SRH vs PBKS Must-Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Recommended Play XI No.1 for SRH vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Nicholas Pooran, Jitesh Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rahul Tripathi (vc)Priyam Garg, Liam Livingstone (c)Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik
Recommended Play XI No.2 for SRH vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jonny Bairstow, Nicholas Pooran, Shikhar Dhawan (c)Glenn Phillips, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram (vc)Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Umran Malik
SRH vs PBKS Risky Captaincy Picks:
In the last match, he played his first game of the season against Mumbai Indians. He scored 42 runs on 26 deliveries and had a decent partnership of 78 runs along with Rahul Tripathi for the second wicket.
He is the find of the season for PBKS. He was also the first-choice wicket-keeper on the team, despite Bairstow being in the playing 11. In the last match against Delhi Capitals, he scored 44 runs from 34 deliveries.
Player to avoid:
He has been unable to deliver a significant performance this season and has been in and out of the playing 11 due to injury. You can avoid him in your fantasy team for this match.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. When selecting your team, keep the mentioned points in mind and make your own decision.