Dubai: After an emphatic last night where Rajasthan Royals snatched a win from the jaws of defeat, bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad takes on Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. The Orange Army would look for a turnaround of fortunes in the UAE leg. So, what could be the winning formula for them?Also Read - Ind vs Pak, T20 WC: Jasprit Bumrah Not Bowling First Over to No Ravi Ashwin; Three Possible Mistakes Virat Kohli Committed
In the absence of Jonny Bairstow, Australia’s premier batsman David Warner slots in at the top with wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. Without a doubt, captain Kane Williamson would come in at No 3. After a top-heavy look, it will be the turn of the Indian talents. Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad would occupy No 4, 5, and 6 respectively. Also Read - Virat Kohli Fumes at Journalist During PC For Asking 'Will You Drop Rohit Sharma?' After Pakistan Hammer India in T20 WC
There could be a toss-up for the No 7 spot between Jason Holder and Mohammad Nabi. Rashid Khan would play as the specialist spinner, he can also chip in well with the bat. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma look to be certainties in the fast bowling department, while there could be a toss-up between Natarajan and Khaleel Ahmed. Also Read - MS Dhoni's Heartwarming Gesture Towards Pakistan Players After Virat Kohli's India Lose T20 WC Game | PICS
The Capitals, who are placed second in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 points table and are behind only Chennai Super Kings (CSK) due to inferior net run rate, will resume their season against bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Before Covid-19 in the IPL teams’ camps hampered the season in early May, postponing the remaining matches, DC had won six out of eight matches and had 12 points.
SRH, on the other hand, had two points from seven matches with one win and six losses.
The Hyderabad franchise, which witnessed a change in captaincy in the first half of this year’s IPL, had lost its last three matches this season including the one against Delhi Capitals in the Super Over.
SRH likely playing XI vs DC: David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder/Mohamad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan/Khaleel Ahmed