Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions IPL 2019 - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rajasthan Royals

David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad
David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad were beaten by the individual brilliance of Andre Russell in the first match as despite putting up a formidable total on the board, the team was not able to defend it, inspite of having a great bowling line up.

On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals made a meal of the 185-run target in their first match against Kings XI Punjab. After getting a solid start, credit to a 78-run partnership between Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler, further bolstered by decent knocks from Sanju Samson and Steve Smith, their lower middle order collapsed under scoreboard pressure and the team lost their last six wickets for just a handful of runs.

David Warner was back for the team in the first match and made a mark instantly, scoring more than 80 runs. Similarly, Jonny Bairstow and Vijay Shankar also contributed. Kane Williamson is currently nursing a shoulder injury and and is not a certainty.

Their bowling consisting of Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma and Siddarth Kaul was economical but could not pick up wickets periodically.

Rajasthan Royals would expect a bit more from all-rounders Ben Stokes and Krishnappa Gowtham as they were not able to make a mark in the first match. Despite having all the resources, the team has to work on executing their skills in pressure situations as it has been noticed several times that they lose the plot when faced with tough situations.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams.

Sunrisers Hyderabad- David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Shakib Al Hasan, Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul

Rajasthan Royals- Ajinkya Rahane, Jos Buttler, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Sunrisers Hyderabad

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) –Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals), David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals), Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Most boundaries – Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals), David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Team Scores Batting First – Rajasthan Royals 160+, Sunrisers Hyderabad 175+

*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features soon, so stay tuned.

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