Both Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad would seek to return to the track in their IPL 2021 campaign after an amazing start to the tournament. While KL RahulPBKS failed to take advantage of an exciting victory in their opening game against RR (loss of the next two), SRH have yet to open their account.
David Warner’s team lost all three of its opening games and sat at the bottom of the table.
The discrepancy – especially in the middle and lower midfield – continues to haunt SRH this season as the country has failed to close matches; carry out persecutions in particular. PBKS, meanwhile, have suffered bad bowling trips and will seek to do the same when facing SRH.
While the two sides meet in Mumbai, let’s look at some of the key pre-game statistics:
Head to head: In 16 games between the two countries so far, SRH is proud of a comfortable 11-5 lead over Punjab Kings in terms of the number of victories. In the previous edition, however, both teams won the match, each in their own matches.
SRH had beaten Punjab in the first game of the group stage with 79 tracks, but KL Rahul kept their nerves tied with a low rematch to beat Sunrisers by 12 tracks.
Most runs in PBKS against SRH (among the current team)
- David Warner (SRH) – 661
- KL Rahul (PBKS) – 282
- Manish Pandi (SRH) – 182
- Wriddhiman Saha (SRH, PBKS) – 170
- Chris Gale (PBKS) – 167
Most wikis in PBKS against SRH (among the current team)
- Bhuvneshwar kumar (SRH) – 18
- Sunday Sharma (SRH, PBKS) – 17
- Rashid Khan (SRH) – 16
- Moises Henriques (PBKS, SRH) – 8
- Archdeep Singh (PBKS) – 6