Kings XI Punjab might be aiming for a determined turnaround after they tackle the Sunrisers Hyderabad later as we speak. KL Rahul‘s aspect has misplaced 4 of its first 5 matches regardless of some terrific particular person performances. SRH, in the meantime, have remained inconsistent and are additional harm with the harm of strike bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who’s dominated out of the match.
As each the edges conflict, let’s check out a few of the key stats:
Head-to-head tie: Kings XI Punjab have managed to win simply 4 IPL matches in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad in 14 conferences, two of which got here within the final two seasons. Nevertheless, it was KXIP who had emerged victorious of their solely assembly on the UAE soil in opposition to the Sunrisers, profitable by a large 72-run margin in Sharjah.
On the venue: Kings XI Punjab have misplaced two of their three matches on the venue this season, therefore holding a 2-2 document in Dubai in IPL. Sunrisers, alternatively, have a Three-1 document in 4 IPL matches. They’ve gained and misplaced one this yr in Dubai.
– David Warner is the very best run-getter in IPL in opposition to Kings XI Punjab, scoring 819 runs at 54.60 with ten half-century scores. However Warner, despite the fact that he managed a comeback fifty within the earlier recreation, has recorded a poor boundary fee. In 2016, he sizzling boundaries each four.17 balls, which elevated to five.6 in 2017, 6.16 in 2019 and seven.14 in 2020. Furthermore, he has managed a strike fee of simply 123.23, virtually 20 lower than his profession IPL fee.
– Issues with the bat has been virtually comparable for the 2 groups. Sunrisers have a powerplay common of 56.00, however have faltered within the slog overs scoring at simply eight.eight runs per over whereas shedding Three wickets at a median. KXIP have two in-form openers, KL Rahul (302 runs at 75.50) and Mayank Agarwal (272 runs at 54.50), each vying for the Orange Cap. However regardless of good begins, they’ve scored at 10.88 runs per over within the final 4 overs.
– Will KXIP usher in Mujeeb to finish their death-over woes? He has an economic system fee of eight.26 and strike fee of 12.zero within the slog overs with 23 wickets since 2018.