Punjab Kings lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad (PBKS vs SRH) in the 28th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
Punjab Kings now have three wins from five games. They beat Mumbai Indians by 12 runs last time out. Batting first, Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan scored half-centuries as they posted a formidable score of 198/5. Odean Smith (4) and Kagiso Rabada (2) were amongst wickets, restricting Mumbai to 186/9.
Meanwhile, Sunrisers Hyderabad also have three consecutive wins coming into this game. They beat Kolkata Knight Riders comprehensively by 7 wickets last time out. Rahul Tripathi (71) and Aiden Markram (68*) took them comfortably chasing 176 with two overs to spare as well.
Match: Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2022 Match 28
Date and Time: April 17, Sunday, 3:30 PM IST
Venue: DY Patil Sports Academy Stadium, Mumbai
PBKS vs SRH Predicted Playing XI
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, T Natarajan, Umran Malik
The wicket is good for batting as the ball comes onto the bat nicely. However, setting a target is difficult. Spinners will have a key role to play. Winning the toss and bowling first is the way to go.
PBKS vs SRH Match Prediction
Punjab Kings have depth in batting while Sunrisers Hyderabad will rely on their top 4-5 batters. Hyderabad have a good bowling attack but lack in spin. Punjab Kings seem better balanced. It will be a cracking contest with Punjab starting with an edge over Hyderabad.
PBKS vs SRH Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Nicholas Pooran, Shikhar Dhawan, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Kane Williamson, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Umran Malik, T Natarajan. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Captain: Shikhar Dhawan Vice-captain: Liam Livingstone
Fantasy Team #2: Jonny Bairstow, Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Odean Smith, Liam Livingstone, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, T Natarajan
Captain: Shikhar Dhawan Vice-captain: Rahul Tripathi