Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner chose to fight first after winning the draw against MS Dhoni-Chenai Super Kings in match 23 from IPL 2021 in New Delhi on Wednesday. Both captains made two changes to the match when Warner entered Manish Pandi and Sandeep Sharma back in the lineup, while MSD includes Mouen Ali and Lungi Ngidi instead Imran Tahir and Dwayne Bravo.
Speaking after winning the tot, Warner said he did not expect the gate to change much during the game.
“It’s a different surface than expected in Delhi. But it won’t change much in the course of the game. We’re just looking at the attitude in difficult situations. We just want to stay calm and come out with clear minds. It’s an experience for us. so we have two changes. Abhishek Sharma and Virat (Singh) miss. Sandyip and Pandi are back, “he said.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Game XI): David Warner (c), Johnny Beirstov(w), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Kedar jadhav,, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Jagadesha Suhit, Sandip Sharma, Haleil Ahmed, Siddhart Kaul.
Donnie, on the other hand, felt that the dew would play a big part in the second inning, and the chase would be the right choice.
“We were looking to bowling first. It looks a bit sticky and the boys who trained yesterday said there was a lot of dew. We prefer to chase if there is a chance of dew. It’s not a big help is the area we’d like to improve. the first game, but we picked up the pace. Lungi and Moen returned to Bravo and Tahir, “said Donnie.
Former captain of the Indian women’s cricket team Anjum Chopra, who is also an IPL expert in India, said that the dew could play a role in the game after 20:00.
“The farmer has a lot of time to prepare the surface. There must be a good surface for vanishing. Dew is expected after 20:00. The captains have to decide what the preference is – a bat or a bowl,” Chopra said during the field report.