RR vs SRH Match Preview – The Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur is all set to host an epic encounter here on Saturday night, in which Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be challenged by the orange army, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Both the teams will face off each other for the second time in this tournament. The management of Rajasthan Royals has decided to hand-over captaincy of the team from Ajinkya Rahane to Aussie’s Ex-skipper “Steve Smith” and since then the fate of RR has been changed.
The last time when both the times faced each other in this tournament, Sunrisers won the match by 5 wickets.
Now, it will be interesting to see, how the Royals approaches SRH in tonight’s encounter to avenge their defeat and continue their winning streak.
Here are the match preview, Dream 11 fantasy league teams, pitch report, weather conditions, our power picks, and all the details of today’s match.
The 45th match of the Indian Premier League 2019 of RR vs SRH will be hosted by the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
This encounter between both the teams will start at 08:00 PM local time tonight (02:30 GMT).
In India, the official broadcasting channel for live telecasting of IPL matches is Star Sports.
You can also watch the online Live Streaming of today’s game of RR vs SRH on Hotstar.
In the previous encounter here at Rajasthan, the pitch was a bit sluggish, but today it is expected to be dry with little covering of grass and minor cracks. This means bowlers could hunt early wickets in the first innings with the swing.
Average 1st Innings total at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur (last 5 Night IPL games): 163
Records of the chasing teams at this venue: Won 4, Lost 1
The temperature is expected to be high, touching the mark of 35 degrees during the first hour or two of the game, which will probably reduce as the game progresses in the second innings.
The good thing about this venue is that the level of dew is comparatively less here, which allow bowlers to comfortably grip the ball during the complete playtime.
Also, the forecast report portrays clear weather throughout the day with no chances of rain.
Last 5 IPL Matches (most-recent match first)
The win/lose stats for both the teams are as follows;
Rajasthan Royals: W, L, W, L, W
Sunrisers Hyderabad: L, W, W, L, W
Possible Playing 11:
Here are possible playing 11 of the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for tonight’s match.
Sanju Samson (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (C), Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas
RR’s Bench Strength – Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Mahipal Lomror, Sudhesan Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Krishnappa Gowtham, Liam Livingstone, Dhawal Kulkarni
David Warner, Kane Williamson (C), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan/Mohammad Nabi, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed
SRH’s Bench Strength – Ricky Bhui, Martin Guptill, Shreevats Goswami, Shakib Al Hasan/Mohammad Nabi, Siddarth Kaul, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Shahbaz Nadeem
Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, and Jofra Archer have left their teams to play against Pakistan in the bilateral series ahead of the World Cup.
Fantasy Cricket League Tips
Win Small and Grand leagues of fantasy cricket leagues by following our tips and match predictions. Here are our suggested options for Captain and Vice-captain choices for tonight’s match of RR vs SRH.
Captain Choices: Sanju Samson, Manish Pandey, David Warner, Ajinkya Rahane
Vice Captain Choices: Vijay Shankar, Steve Smith, Riyan Parag
Crickclassics’ Dream 11 Teams
At Crickclassics, we carry out an in-depth analysis of each and every match to make the best and winning teams for the fantasy cricket leagues like Dream11, Mobile Premier League, My Team 11, and so on.
Here are our teams for small and grand leagues of Dream 11 for tonight’s match of RR vs SRH.
Small League/Head To Head Team
Wicket Keeper – Sanju Samson
Batsman – David Warner (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Manish Pandey, Steve Smith
All-Rounders – Vijay Shankar, Riyan Parag
Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Varun Aaron, Khaleel Ahmed, Shreyas Gopal
Grand/Mega League Team
Wicket Keeper – Sanju Samson
Batsman – David Warner, Ajinkya Rahane, Kane Williamson (C), Steve Smith
All-Rounders – Riyan Parag, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Oshane Thomas
Power Pick Player
Our power pick for today’s match between RR and SRH is Steve Smith.
In his last 7 innings against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, Tahir scored 230 runs with an average of 38.73 (including 1 half century), making him a must-have player in both small and grand leagues.
With Jonny Bairstow leaving SRH to join his national team, Kane Williamson will most probably open the innings with Warner.
On the other side, the young lad Riyan Parag might bat at no. 4 as Ben Stokes will be not be playing the match.
Our Match Prediction:
Looking at the current form of RR, we predict them to come out on top and win this match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at their home ground.
Current Points Table
Here is the current position of all teams in the points table.
Our fantasy cricket league teams for yesterday’s match of CSK vs MI performed really well, and we hope you win small & grand leagues of fantasy cricket games with our today’s teams, match predictions, match previews, detailed analysis of the match, and fantasy cricket tips.
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*Disclaimer: These teams are based on the analysis, instinct, and understanding of the author. Make your own decision and consider the points mentioned while selecting your team.