PBKS vs SRH Team Prediction: Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 21 April 2021 (Chennai). David Warner, KL Rahul, and Rashid Khan will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Punjab Kings will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the league match of IPL 2021, aka Indian Premier League, which will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Punjab Kings have won one of their three games, and they need to adapt to Chennai’s condition. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have been scoring runs, whereas the middle-order has also played well. The bowling unit is the problem for this side.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost all three of their games, and this game is an important one for them. David Warner and Jonny Bairstow are batting well, whereas Manish Pandey needs to step up. The bowling department looks strong with the likes of Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Pitch Report – This track has a history of supporting spinners. The average 1st innings batting score in the IPL 2021 games played here is 167 runs.
Total IPL 2021 Games: 6; Batting 1st Won: 5; Batting 2nd Won: 1
Match Details :
Time:- 3.30 PM, Stadium:- MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai; Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Sunrisers Hyderabad – David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, and Mayank Agarwal.
Sunrisers Hyderabad – David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Punjab Kings – Mohammad Shami
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Bhuvneshwar Kumar
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
David Warner, Rashid Khan, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Jonny Bairstow.
PBKS vs SRH Team Wicket-Keepers
KL Rahul (Price 10.5) and Jonny Bairstow (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Bairstow scored 345 runs at an average of 31.36 last season, whereas he has scored 110 runs at an average of 36.66 in IPL 2021. KL Rahul has scored 157 runs at an average of 52.33 this season, whereas he won the orange cap of IPL 2020.
PBKS vs SRH Team Batsmen
David Warner (Price 10.5) and Manish Pandey (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Warner scored 548 runs last season at an average of 39.14, whereas Manish scored 425 runs at an average of 32.69. Manish has scored 101 runs in IPL 2021 so far, whereas Warner has scored 93 runs.
Mayank Agarwal (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Punjab Kings. Agarwal scored 424 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 38.54, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century against Delhi in the last game. He is a technically solid player.
PBKS vs SRH Team All-Rounders
Deepak Hooda (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Punjab Kings. Hooda scored 101 runs in IPL 2020, whereas he has scored 96 runs at a strike rate of 171.42 this season. He will bat at the number four slot and is looking in decent form.
PBKS vs SRH Team Bowlers
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5) and Mujeeb ur Rahman (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Khan scalped 20 wickets last season at an economy of 5.37, whereas he has scalped four wickets in IPL 2021. Mujeeb scalped 14 wickets in BBL10, whereas he scalped a couple of wickets in the last game. Both of them are wicket-takers, and this track will support them.
Jhye Richardson (Price 8.5) and Arshdeep Singh (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Punjab Kings. Arshdeep scalped nine wickets in the last IPL, whereas he has scalped five wickets this season. Richardson was the highest wicket-taker of BBL10, whereas he has scalped three wickets in IPL 2021.
Due to Credit Issues, if Punjab bats first, pick Shahrukh Khan as your last player, or else, pick Abdul Samad.
Alternative Changes: Richardson and Samad/Shahrukh Out; Meredith and Shankar In.
Match Prediction: Punjab Kings will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
David Warner and KL Rahul
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rashid Khan and Jonny Bairstow
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.