KINGS XI PUNJAB vs SUN RISERS HYDERABAD Match Preview :
Followed by the fourth double header weekend at Abu Dhabi Stadium in the afternoon, the match 43 will shift to Dubai Stadium and commence the second game of double header in the evening of 24th October, Saturday at 7:30 pm IST where Kings XI Punjab will square off with Sun Risers Hyderabad, these teams are back to this fixture with registering the wins on their sides respectively.
Duo teams are on the second half of the table one above the other, KXIP is at sixth position by registering 4 wins in played 10 games they defeated the table toppers DC, MI and RCB in their previous matches which will boost them with morale and keep their confidence high as they contend in this fixture. Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell and Deepak Hooda played a crucial role against win over DC after the side lost both of their star openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal in the power play while Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh nailed their Yorkers.
On the other hand SRH has defeated RR in their previous games and have similar result and scores as their opponent but are a spot above KXIP due to their Net Run Rate. Despite losing the openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow in the early overs, Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar glared on field with unbeaten 140 run partnership. The teams are in race to secure a spot in playoffs.
KINGS XI PUNJAB :
Punjab might not make any changes to their winning combinations and will go in this fixture with same XI.
PROBABLE XI :
KL Rahul( Captain, Wicket Keeper)
SUN RISERS HYDERABAD :
Hyderabad unit is uncertain to make any changes to XI which has aided them to snap their three match losing streak.
PROBABLE XI :
Jonny Bairstow(Wicket keeper)
Shahbaz Nadeem/Abhishek Sharma