Pre Match Analysis
Both the teams will be entering the contest after winning their last match. Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in a one-sided match and Gujarat Titans defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in a thriller. Now, both the teams will be looking to keep their winning momentum with them.
Gujarat Titans have formed a dependable team and thus they will be looking to continue with it. Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha look in fine touch and their key player, Hardik Pandya has been doing wonders for them in this year’s IPL. Currently, he is the second leading run-scorer in the tournament and hence has played some crucial knocks for the team. Apart from him, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia and Abhinav Manohar have performed well for the team and Rashid Khan to has done well for them in the batting department. The bowlers of the team are also doing well as Mohammed Shami has picked up 10 wickets in 7 games. Besides him, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph and Yash Dayal have taken up key wickets for the team in the middle overs.
On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad is looking in good touch after winning their last 5 games. Their openers are looking in fine touch as Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma are doing a good job. Apart from them, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram and Nicholas Pooran in the middle order are dependable and are handling the game well. However, they are lacking a finisher but Shashank Singh can handle it if they need some big hits. In the bowling department, Marco Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natrajan and Umran Malik are leading the pace attack well. J Suchith is also bowling well and if Washington Sundar gets fit, then he will surely come back to the playing XI.