Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 40th T20 Match Prediction 22 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 40th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-23

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Rajasthan Royals

7.70 154/6 in 20.0
8.59 156/2 in 18.1

Sunrisers Hyderabad

7.70 154/6 in 20.0
8.59 156/2 in 18.1 Cricbettingbuzz
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets

Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad cricket betting odds

RR 1.95
SRH 1.74

RR vs SRH Prediction

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Sunrisers Hyderabad desperate to keep playoff hope alive against Rajasthan Royals

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their previous game against Kolkata Knight Riders via Super-over eliminator.
  • Rajasthan Royals registered a comfortable win over Chennai Super Kings.
  • Jos Buttler, Shreyas Gopal and Jofra Archer put in excellent performances for Rajasthan Royals in the previous game played against Chennai Super Kings.

Expect Rajasthan Royals to register a thumping win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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Match Preview

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be desperate to break their losing streak when they take on Rajasthan Royals in the 40th match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

In their previous match, Sunrisers Hyderabad suffered a close defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders. With this result, Hyderabad have dropped to sixth place in the league table with 6 points to their name.

On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals managed to break their two-match losing streak after registering a comprehensive win over Chennai Super Kings. With this result, Rajasthan Royals have climbed to fifth place with 8 points to their name.

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Rajasthan Royals

The franchise will be looking to maintain their standards with bat and ball in this fixture. Bowlers put in a clinical performance to help Rajasthan Royals setup a comfortable win over Chennai Super Kings.

Pacer Jofra Archer, spinners Rahul Tewatia and Shreyas Gopal put in splendid performances to help Chennai Super Kings to restrict to a below-par score of 125 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Chasing 126 runs for victory, Robin Uthappa and wicket-keeper Sanju Samson perished for low scores to see Rajasthan lose their second wicket with 26 runs on the board. All-rounder Ben Stokes failed to capitalize on their good start and perished in 3rd over after scoring 19 runs off 11 balls.

Captain Steven Smith and Jos Buttler came together and put on an unbeaten partnership of 98 runs for fourth wicket.

For Rajasthan Royals, Jos Buttler was standout performer with the bat against Chennai Super Kings. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with unbeaten 70 off 48 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. He was well supported by Steven Smith, who chipped in with 26 runs off 34 balls with the help of two boundaries.

Rajasthan Royals Actual Playing XI:

AS Rajpoot, Steven Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, RV Uthappa, R Tewatia, S Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
J Buttler 70 48 7 2 145.83
S Smith 26 34 2 0 76.47
B Stokes 19 11 3 0 172.73
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 20 1 5
K Tyagi 4.0 0 35 1 8.75
S Gopal 4.0 0 14 1 3.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 20 1 5
K Tyagi 4.0 0 35 1 8.75
S Gopal 4.0 0 14 1 3.5
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Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI

Steven Smith (c), Jos Buttler, Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (wk), Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Karthik Tyagi.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The franchise will be hoping that experienced players can raise their game and deliver the goods in this must-win game.

In their previous fixture, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pacer Sandeep Sharma, Leg-spinner Rashid and all-rounder Vijay Shankar put in excellent bowling performances to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to a modest score of 163 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Chasing 164 runs for victory, openers Jonny Bairstow and Kane Williamson got the side off to a blistering start. The opening pair added 58 runs to lay ideal foundations for others to come in the batting department.

Jonny Bairstow showed his excellent form with the bat and smashed 36 runs off 28 balls with the help of seven boundaries. He was well supported by Kane Williamson, who chipped in with 29 runs off 19 balls with the help of fours boundaries and one six.

Once the openers departed, the side lost momentum as the likes of Priyam Garg, Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar perished for single-digit scores. With the side placed in a precarious situation at 109 for 5 after 15.2 overs, Captain David Warner played a crucial innings after came at no.4 in the batting department.

Warner put on a crucial partnership with all-rounder Abdul Samad to take the game down to the wire. Due to splendid innings from David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to tie the game against Kolkata Knight Riders.

In the end it wasn’t enough as Kolkata won the game via Super-over eliminator.

For Sunrisers Hyderabad, David Warner put in valiant performance with the bat and smashed 47 not out off 33 balls with the help of five boundaries. He was well supported by Abdul Samad, who chipped in with a quick-fire 23 off 15 balls with the help of two fours and one six.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Actual Playing XI:

Vijay Shankar, T Natarajan, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, S Sharma, Jason Holder, David Warner, Priyam Garg

Sunrisers Hyderabad Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
D Warner 47 33 5 0 142.42
J Bairstow 36 28 7 0 128.57
K Williamson 29 19 4 1 152.63
Bowlers O M R W Econ
T Natarajan 4.0 0 40 2 10
B Thampi 4.0 0 46 1 11.5
V Shankar 4.0 0 20 1 5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
T Natarajan 4.0 0 40 2 10
B Thampi 4.0 0 46 1 11.5
V Shankar 4.0 0 20 1 5
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Sunrisers Hyderabad Predicted Playing XI

David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 1.68 k/h From: N 0%
03h 27 0 mm. 0.79 k/h From: W 0%
06h 30 0 mm. 2.31 k/h From: NW 0%
09h 31 0 mm. 3.73 k/h From: NW 0%
12h 31 0 mm. 5.22 k/h From: WNW 0%
15h 28 0 mm. 4.49 k/h From: NW 0%
18h 28 0 mm. 2.55 k/h From: WNW 0%
21h 27 0 mm. 1.83 k/h From: NW 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will have something for the bowlers. The weather forecast for Thursday game is going to be clear skies with gentle breeze.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals registered a five-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and bat first on this pitch. The majority of the IPL matches played at Dubai this season have been won by side batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Rajasthan Royals will be favorites to win their game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. With likes of Jofra Archer, Rahul Tewatia and Jos Buttler delivering splendid performances for the side, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to put in another strong show in this contest.

Expect Rajasthan Royals to register a thumping win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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