- KXIP to face SRH in the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League 2020
- In the past 14 matches, SRH emerged victorious 10 times
- KXIP did not have a good start this season coming in after losing their last 3 matches
SunRisers Hyderabad is going to face Kings XI Punjab for the first time in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League which is being hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On the 8th of October at 7:30 PM (IST) the two teams will clash at the Dubai International Stadium.
After today’s match both the teams will later return to the same venue for the reverse fixture on the 24th of October.
SRH and KXIP have faced each other 14 times in the past and offered some nail-biter experiences to their fans over the years. To better understand how the two sides compare against each other let us take a look at their encounters from previous seasons of IPL.
SRH Vs KXIP Overall Head-to-Head:
SunRisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab have faced each other a total of 14 times in the cash rich tournament so far and the Hyderabad-based team currently leads the head-to-head stats by winning 10 out of those previous encounters.
Taking a look at the last 5 encounters between the two team, much do not change. SRH still emerge victorious, but only by a game, as the side leads 3-2.
Let us see how the last 5 matches panned out
- SRH won by 45 runs
- KXIP won by 6 wickets
- SRH won by 13 runs
- KXIP won by 15 runs
- SRH won by 26 runs
SRH Vs KXIP Lastest Encounter:
IN IPL 2019, on 29th of April in Match 48, SRH faced KXIP at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Batting first, SRH set Kings XI a massive target of 213. David Warner top-scored with 82, while Manish Pandey scored 36.
In response, Kings XI, despite KL Rahul’s 79, could only manage 167/8 in 20 overs, ending up losing the match by 45 runs.
Last meeting in the UAE:
Back in 2014, a stint of IPL happened in the UAE given the general election in India, then the match was played in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, where Kings XI Punjab (193/6 in 20 overs) beat SunRisers Hyderabad (121/10 in 19. overs) by 72 runs.
Let us take a glance at the top performers from both sides
Highest Score In An Inning:
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (81)
Kings XI Punjab: Chris Gayle (104*)
Leading Run Scorer:
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (574)
Kings XI Punjab: Manan Vohra (195)
Best Bowling Figures:
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (5/19)
Kings XI Punjab: Ankit Rajpoot (5/14)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (18)
Kings XI Punjab: Sandeep Sharma (15)
Highest Innings Total:
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 212/6
Kings XI Punjab: 211/4
Match 22, SRH Vs KXIP Winner Prediction:
KXIP, coming in today after losing 3 consecutive matches in IPL 2020 would be motivated to convert this game into 2 points and also having won the last match they played against SRH in UAE, we would choose KXIP as the winners. However, both the teams have powerful hitters and some great bowlers, so be sure of getting another nail-biting match.