- SRH to face CSK in Dubai today
- CSK sits at 7th position with 4 points
- SRH sits at 5th position with 6 points
SRH (5th – 6 points) and CSK (7th – 4 points) will be looking to win in Dubai and move up the 2020 IPL standings (File Photo). – BCCI/IPL
In the 29th match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League which is being hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), David Warner-led SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face Chennai Super Kings which are being led by M S Dhoni.
The match will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the UAE and will begin at 7:30 PM (IST).
Before today’s match SRH sits at 5th position with 6 points while CSK sits at 7th position with 4 points having lost 4 of the last 5 matches in IPL 2020.
Let us see their Head-to-head record:
In total both the teams have faced each other a total of 13 times out of which CSK won 9 games while SRH managed to win 4 times.
In the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, the sides had earlier squared off in Dubai on the 2nd of October, Friday. Hyderabad beat Chennai by seven runs back then, on the back of Priyam Garg’s unbeaten half-century and Rashid Khan’s economical bowling figures.
SRH scored 164 at a loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs while CSK managed to score 157 runs for a loss of 5 wickets after 20 overs.
Looking at the bigger picture, however, the team in yellow has 3 IPL titles to its name while SRH has only claimed the IPL title once which was in 2016. Interestingly, both sides have a win percentage of over 53% in the tournament.
Mumbai Indians, who are leading the points table currently with 10 points by a narrow difference in Net Run Rate, is the only other IPL team with such a record.
Last 5 Matches:
- 22 May 2018: Chennai Super Kings won by 2 wickets
- 27 May 2018: Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets
- 17 April 2019: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 6 Wickets
- 23 April 2019: Chennai Super Kings won by 6 Wickets
- 2 October 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 7 Runs
Best Performers For SRH and CSK
Players to watch out for in CSK:
Shane Watson – 523 runs at an average of 37.35
Ambati Rayudu – 447 runs at 49.66
MS Dhoni – 395 runs at 56.42
Dwayne Bravo – 17 wickets in 12 games
Players to watch out for in SRH:
David Warner – 445 runs with six fifties
Kane Williamson – 235 runs at an average of 47
Rashid Khan – 6 wickets at an economy of 6.50Sandeep Sharma – 8 wickets