IPL 2021: 14th Match Between SRH and PBKS

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings

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14th Match:

The match between SRH and PBKS is the fourteenth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 21st 2021.

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SRH vs PBKS History:

The teams competed against each other 16 times, till date. Out of them, SRH won 11 times and lost just 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH against PBKS are LWWLW.

SRH Home:

The teams competed 7 times at the home ground of SRH. The home team won 6 times and lost just once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH against PBKS are WWWWW.

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PBKS Home:

The teams faced each other 6 times at the home ground of PBKS. The host won just twice. On the other hand, visitors won 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against SRH are WWLLL.

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Neutral Venue:

The teams met thrice at the neutral venue. SRH won once, whereas PBKS won twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH against PBKS are LWL – -.

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Points and Ranks:

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

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

SRH is at eighth rank in the table and will come  at fifth position with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH are LLLLW.

Punjab Kings:

PBKS is at seventh rank in the table and may earn 2 points and may come at any position among third to fifth after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS are LLWLL.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Chennai shows the weather would be sunny and clear throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 2% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 to 33 Celsius. The wind would be between 7 to 20 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Toss and Pitch:

Record of Last IPL (2019):

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 8 matches. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the team won thrice and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLWWL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened twice out of 8 matches, won once and lost once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WL – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 4 times and lost 4 times as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLWW.

The first batting team won the matches 4 times including. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLL.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 155 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 176 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 179 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 99 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 176 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 27.45 and 21.28 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first 4 times in 5 played games. The selection didn’t favor the team, as the team won once and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLW -.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first thrice, and the team won twice and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWW – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the match thrice and lost 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWWLL.

The first batting team won the matches 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 2 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWWW.

Score:

The lowest successfully defended total was 149 runs and the highest successful chase is 160 on the ground.

The lowest first inning total was 137 runs and the highest one is 204 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 137 runs and the highest one is 177 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 22.35 and 20.84 is for the second innings.

T20 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.

Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS against SRH at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

SRH got 6 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has an extremely poor record, as the team is still searching for the first win, as the team lost all 6 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH at the venue are LLLLL.

PBKS had 6 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a below average record, as the team won just twice including one super over victory in a tied game and lost 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of PBKS at the venue are LLLWW*.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

The team may go with K. Jadhav in the playing XI in place of V. Singh.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: D. Warner, J. Bairstow, M. Pandey, K. Jadhav, V. Shankar, A. Sharma, A. Samad, R. Khan, B. Kumar, M. ur Rahman, K. Ahmed 

Punjab Kings:

The team may go with R. Bishnoi in place of R. Meredith.

Punjab Kings Eleven: K. Rahul, M. Agarwal, C. Gayle, D. Hooda, N. Pooran, S. Khan, J. Saxena, J. Richardson, M. Shami, R. Bishnoi, A. Singh 

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.