In the 70th and last group match of IPL 2022, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will lock horns with Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday, May 22.
Despite both SRH and PBKS being eliminated from the playoffs race, the two sides will play for pride and try their best to finish the match on a winning note.
While Bhuvneshwar Kumar & Co. is currently placed at the eighth position in the points table, Mayank Agarwal’s team occupies the seventh spot.
The last time when the two sides had a face-off, SRH beat PBKS by seven wickets.
Played: 19 | SRH won: 13 | PBKS won: 6 | No result: 0
The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium is a good one to bat on, with the ball skidding on nicely under lights.
With the dew impacting the game in the second innings, the team winning the toss mostly prefers to chase at this venue.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Glenn Phillips, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Washington Sundar, Romario Shepherd/Sean Abbott, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), T Natarajan, Umran Malik
Punjab Kings: Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal (c), Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Benny Howell, Shahrukh Khan/Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan/Ishan Porel, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh
- SRH wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay score: 50-55
- PBKS total: 160-175
- PBKS wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay score: 40-45
- SRH total: 150-165
Punjab Kings to win the contest.