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A Big Challenge Ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad

A Big Challenge Ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson (capt), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma. They would look to make sure that Delhi is knocked out and they end up at the first or second position. Sunrisers Hyderabad have nearly qualified for the playoffs as they are sitting well on the top with 16 points. They are now 2/1 favourites to win this Indian Premier League.

Although they had a huge scare in KL Rahul, Royals eventually held their nerves to win the game and stay in the race. They have won just 1 of their 3 matches against the Sunrisers at the Kotla, which came in 2017.

Speaking at the post-match presentation, Pant highlighted how due played a major part in the chase for Sunrisers, who only lost one which while batting second. In Delhi's favour however, they have taken all four of their victories in the last six head-to-head encounters. While SRH are registered huge totals and at the same time defended average ones with equal ease, Delhi have failed to perform with either the bat or bowl barring a couple of games.

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On the match he would change: It's always the last one - not Leicester because there was nothing at stake - but Atletico Madrid. Growing up, I've always been a fan of Barcelona because of him and I idolise my game around him and my uncle.

Speaking about his knock, the young Delhi-lad admitted that it was one of his best knocks ever, if not the ultimate best, and the run-out incidents in the middle further fuelled his will to keep going. Chennai Super Kings are just behind Sunrisers Hyderabad with 14 points as they they too look set for a playoffs spot. That reason being they will win this match! Both spinners, as well as pacers, went for runs in the high-scoring contest.

Two days after being dropped from India's Twenty20 squad for their tour of Ireland and England in order to accommodate a returning Dhoni, Pant displayed his six-hitting prowess with a blistering unbeaten 63-ball 128, albeit in a losing cause. Whether it's bowling in the power plays with the marginal comfort of only two fielders on the boundary line or controlling the momentum of opposition in the middle phase or executing a flawless death nail at the fag end of the innings, whenever Kane Williamson turned to him, he has delivered with utmost consistency. Every run is at a premium and it's a bet that has started to come in regularly again.