Hyderabad vs Punjab: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson has won the toss and decided to bowl first in the 37th match of IPL 2021 to be played in Sharjah. Yesterday, Chennai captain MS Dhoni also won the toss and elected to bowl at the same ground. Whereas Punjab Kings team will bat first. Hyderabad has not made any changes in its playing XI. At the same time, Punjab Kings have made three changes in their team.
Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson told after the toss that he has decided to bowl first in view of the dew. On the other hand, KL Rahul told after the toss that he has made three changes in his playing XI. Chris Gayle is back in the team. Also Nathan Ellis has got a chance to debut.
Know who got the victory in the first half
When these two teams came face to face in the first half of IPL 2021, Hyderabad defeated Punjab badly. Hyderabad had bundled out Punjab Kings for just 120 runs in 19.4 overs in that match, and then chased down the target easily in 18.4 overs, losing just one wicket.
Hyderabad vs Punjab Head To Head
Hyderabad’s team may be at the bottom of the points table this season, but its record against Punjab has been excellent. In the history of IPL, these two teams have come face to face 17 times so far. During this Hyderabad has won 12 matches. On the other hand, Punjab has won only five matches. Also, Hyderabad has won two out of the last three matches against Punjab.
Punjab Kings Playing XI- KL Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing XI- David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma and Khaleel Ahmed.