< >
Cricket Betting us
CricketWorld.com, Latest Cricket News & Results

Cricket Match Predictions: Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 23rd Match, Indian Premier League 09, April 2024

Delhi Capitals players celebrate the wicket of Punjab Kings' Jonny Bairstow
Delhi Capitals players celebrate the wicket of Punjab Kings' Jonny Bairstow

Here are the Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions for Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 23rd Match, Indian Premier League at Mullanpur, 09, April 2024.

Points Table

The stage is set for an exciting clash between Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 23rd match of the Indian Premier League at Mullanpur on 9th April 2024. The weather forecast predicts overcast clouds in Mohali during the match, adding an element of uncertainty to the game.

In terms of points, both teams are neck and neck with 4 points each. Punjab Kings are currently at the 6th spot in the points table with 2 wins and 2 losses, while Sunrisers Hyderabad are placed 5th with the same win-loss record. Punjab Kings have a slightly lower Net Run Rate of -0.22 compared to Sunrisers Hyderabad's NRR of 0.409.

Punjab Kings will be looking towards their star performers such as Liam Livingstone, Shikhar Dhawan, and Arshdeep Singh to lead the charge. In their last match against Gujarat Titans, Punjab Kings successfully chased down a target of 199 runs, with Shashank Singh playing a crucial role in the victory.

On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad will rely on players like Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to deliver against Punjab Kings. In their previous match against Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down a target of 165 runs comfortably, with Markram scoring a solid 50 runs.

Key players to watch out for in this match include S Dhawan and LS Livingstone for Punjab Kings, and H Klaasen and MA Agarwal for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Bowlers like K Rabada and B Kumar will also play crucial roles for their respective teams.

Considering the strengths and weaknesses of both sides, our win predictor gives Punjab Kings a 58 percent chance of emerging victorious. With the average first inning total at the venue being 174, fans can expect a thrilling encounter between these two evenly matched teams.

Match Analyst

Weather Update: Broken clouds are forecasted in Mohali during the match

Recent Head-to-head record in T20 format between Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad: Sunrisers have won 3 out of the last 5 matches.

Highest T20 run scorers among the Punjab Kings squad in the last 2 years include Rilee Rossouw, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, and Sikandar Raza.

Among the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, Abhishek Sharma, and Rahul Tripathi have been the highest T20 run scorers in the last 2 years.

The top T20 wicket takers in the last 2 years for Punjab Kings are Nathan Ellis, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, and Sikandar Raza.

For Sunrisers Hyderabad, the top T20 wicket takers in the last 2 years are Wanindu Hasaranga, Marco Jansen, Fazalhaq Farooqi, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Historical venue stats in the last 2 years for T20 format at the Mullanpur show an average first innings score of 174 runs and the highest first innings score being 177 runs.

Based on the analysis of strengths and weaknesses, our win predictor gives Punjab Kings a 58 percent chance of winning the upcoming match.

Key Battles:

* Heinrich Klaasen vs Kagiso Rabada: Innings - 7, Dismissals - 4, Runs = 41, Avg - 10.25

* Washington Sundar vs Kagiso Rabada: Innings - 4, Dismissals - 3, Runs = 27, Avg - 9.00


Punjab Kings- Shikhar Dhawan (c), Arshdeep Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan, Nathan Ellis, Harpreet Brar, Harpreet Singh, Vidwath Kaverappa, Liam Livingstone, Harshal Patel, Prabhsimran Singh, Prince Choudhary, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Ashutosh Sharma, Jitesh Sharma, Shashank Singh, Shivam Singh, Sikandar Raza, Vishwanath Singh, Atharva Taide, Tanay Thyagarajan, Chris Woakes

Sunrisers Hyderabad- Pat Cummins (c), Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Akash Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Wanindu Hasaranga, Travis Head, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Markande, Aiden Markram, T Natarajan, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Glenn Phillips, Sanvir Singh, Shahbaz Ahmed, Jhathavedh Subramanyan, Rahul Tripathi, Umran Malik, Jaydev Unadkat, Washington Sundar, Upendra Yadav

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss?
 – Sunrisers Hyderabad

Who will win?-  Sunrisers Hyderabad

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Travis Head (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Prabhsimran Singh (Punjab Kings)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Arshdeep Singh (Punjab Kings)

Most Sixes – Travis Head (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Prabhsimran Singh (Punjab Kings)

Player of the Match- Travis Head (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Team Scores Batting first - Sunrisers Hyderabad 185+, Punjab Kings 165+

Match Handicap: Sunrisers Hyderabad

*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

© CricDirect 2024