22nd Match of IPL 2020 Between KXIP and SRH

Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

22nd Match:

The twenty second encounter of the IPL 2020 between KXIP and SRH is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 8th 2020.

KXIP vs SRH History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 14 meetings, till date. KXIP won just 4 games. SRH won 10 times.

The teams met 6 times at the home ground of KXIP. KXIP won twice only. SRH won 4 times.

The teams met 7 times at the home ground of SRH. The host won 6 times, and lost just once.

The teams played just once at the neutral venue, in which KXIP won.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

 

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The KXIP is currently at the bottom of the point table, so the team is in the position of nothing to lose, as the team will lose the match, then the team will stay as it is now. But if the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will jump to the 5th position.

SRH is currently at the 6th position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will be at 3rd or 4th position, but in case of defeat, the team will go down into one of the bottom two positions of the point table.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be between 0% to 5% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32-34 Celsius. The wind would be around 9 to 19 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.

The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.

The lowest defended total was 118 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times in 16 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams and the team won just twice and lost 9 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won twice and lost the other three times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just four times and lost 12 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 11 times with two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 5 times, only.

The lowest defended total was 140. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 115, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.39 and 23.61 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times in 9 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, yet and all 7 times the toss winning team lost the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won once and lost the other one. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just once and lost 8 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 6 times with two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just once.

The lowest successfully defended total 163. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 157, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 39.37 and 21.63 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at Venue:

KXIP got four opportunities to play at the place. The team won twice and lost twice including one tie, in which the team lost the super over. SRH also got four opportunities to play at the venue. The team won thrice and lost just once.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Kings XI Punjab:

The team would prefer to go with minor changes and may include M. ur Rahman in eleven.

Kings XI Punjab Eleven: KL Rahul, M. Agarwal, M. Singh, N. Pooran / C. Gayle, G. Maxwell, S. Khan / K. Gowtham, M. Shami, S. Cottrell, R. Bishnoi, M. Ashwin, M. ur Rahman / J. Neesham / C. Jordan

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

The team may go with the same eleven.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: D. Warner, J. Bairstow, M. Pandey, K. Williamson, P. Garg, A. Samad, A. Sharma, R. Khan, S. Sharma, S. Kaul / B. Thampi / K. Ahmed, T. Natarajan