Today's second match is being played in Dubai between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Hyderabad won the toss and decided to bowl first. This match is very important for both teams. To ensure a place in the playoffs, these two teams will have to win the rest of their matches. A change has been made in the Hyderabad team. Khalil Ahmed was given the chance to replace Shahbaz Nadeem. Two changes were made in Punjab's playing eleven. Mayank Agarwal and Jimmy Neesham were dropped. They were replaced by Mandeep Singh and Chris Jordan. The path to the play-offs will be difficult for the defeating team here.
Hyderabad defeated Punjab
The last time when Punjab and Hyderabad faced each other, Hyderabad won the match by 69 runs. While batting first in Hyderabad, Hyderabad scored 201 for 6 wickets. Punjab was piled on for 132 runs in 16.5 overs.
Hyderabad 5th and Punjab 6th in the points table
Talking of points table, Hyderabad is in 5th place with 4 wins in the season. At the same time, Punjab has won 4 matches in the season, but due to the low net run rate, it is in 6th place.
Expensive players of Punjab-Hyderabad
The most expensive player from Hyderabad is David Warner. The franchise will give them Rs 12.50 crore for the season. This is followed by Manish Pandey (11 crores), the other expensive player in the team. At the same time, Captain Lokesh Rahul is the most expensive player in Punjab with a price of 11 crores and Glenn Maxwell 10.75 crores.
Hyderabad won the title 2 times
Hyderabad has also played the final three times (2018, 2016, 2009) and won twice (2016, 2009). At the same time, Punjab is yet to win the IPL title. Punjab has reached the finals only once in 2014.
Hyderabad's success rate higher than Punjab in IPL
Hyderabad has a success rate of 52.96% in the IPL. Hyderabad has played 118 matches so far, of which it has won 62 matches and lost 56. At the same time, Punjab has a success rate of 45.69%. Punjab has played 186 matches so far, of which it has won 86 and lost 100.