Krishnappa Gowtham’s later order hitting meant that RR sinked that Mumbai ship even further the last time they took the field.
They have had a lengthy break now and would be raring to go against the best bowling unit of the IPL.
SRH have had a string of games in the past week and have dished out two low scoring encounters, winning both of them.
And while their bowling unit has managed to deal with the pressure, Kane Williamson would want the batting unit to step up and help the bowlers out a little.
If that SRH top order clicks, the Hyderabad franchise would become one invincible unit.
Jofra Archer’s inclusion in that RR team has breathed some fresh air in what was turning out to be a stale campaign.
Stokes, Buttler, Klaasen and Short haven’t fired yet and will need to come up with something special to justify their price tags.
Can they come to the party tonight? We’ll have to wait and see.
The last time the two sides came up against each other, SRH romped to a easy 9 wicket win. Will we see a repeat of that encounter?
IPL Fantasy League(Fantasy Tips for RR vs SRH)
Transfer out: Krunal Pandya
Transfer in: Siddharth Kaul/Shreyas Gopal
Now, I already have Shikhar Dhawan, Rashid Khan and Kane Williamson in my side for this game.
SRH go on a small holiday after this game and thus I won’t be getting in any more players from their squad in my team.
Shakib Al Hasan does seem like an interesting option, but for that I’ll have to get rid of either Shane Watson or Sunil Narine, both of who play either today or tomorrow.
When it comes to Rajasthan Royals, your best scoring option would be Ben Stokes. He has been pushed up the order by the RR think tank this time and while he hasn’t really teed off yet, batting at number 4 and bowling 2-3 overs every game, makes him a very exciting prospect from a fantasy point of view.
However, as all my foreign players play in today or tomorrow, I can’t really draft Ben Stokes in. But if you want to, you can go ahead with him by transferring out Shane Watson, but do so only if you have more than 38 transfers in the bag.
Sanju Samson seems like an interesting prospect from the Rajasthan Royals, but because RR don’t play a game again until Wednesday, I leave Samson out. Another reason for it is that I see more value in getting in players from RCB, who play twice in three days.
Jofra Archer could be a good pick for today’s game, for people who can get him in(as per the overseas player restrictions).
If you can, get him in only if RR bowl first(you know the normal drill, don’t you?).
Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s fitness is still an issue and no clear indication has been provided if he’ll indeed play today’s game. If he does play, I would advise you to save the transfer, as he is bound to be a little stiff.
For the uncapped player, get in Siddharth Kaul, as he is the safest possible choice. Shreyas Gopal has picked up a lot of free wickets this tournament and he could help himself to a few tonight as well. Get him in instead of Kaul, if RR bowl first.
Match Powerplayer- Shikhar Dhawan(if SRH bat first)/Rashid Khan(if SRH bowl first)
2nd innings powerplayer- Shikhar Dhawan(If SRH bat second)/Rashid Khan(if SRH bowl second)
Fandromeda(Fantasy Tips for RR vs SRH)
Transfer out: Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Markane
Transfer in: Siddharth Kaul, Jofra Archer
Now, I already have Kane Williamson, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan and Rashid Khan in my side for this game.
Jofra Archer seems like a nice buy for this game, as he can crank up the pace and trouble this feeble SRH batting unit. Get him in!
It is not sure if Bhuvi would play this game or not and hence I can’t really comment on if he should be brought in or not. If fit, Bhuvi could help himself to a few wickets but he could also be a bit rusty. Hence I leave him out.
Siddharth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma could be handy buys for this game. I get in Kaul if SRH bowl first and Sandy if SRH bowl second.
Batting Powerplayer- Shikhar Dhawan
Bowling Powerplayer- Jofra Archer/Rashid Khan(whoever bowls first)