IPL 2019 Match 16 Preview: Delhi Capitals Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Delhi Capitals in the sixteenth game of IPL at Ferozshah Kotla today. Sunrisers Hyderabad seems to be in good form with just one defeat out of three games. Delhi Capitals are in a wavery position with just one win in this season. Here is the preview of both the teams for today’s game.

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Delhi Capitals were worried about the loss at the nick of the moment against Kings XI Punjab.  They were in a stronger position with 144/3 and lost the game by getting all out at the score of 152, at just 15 runs away from the required target.  The dismissal of Prithvi Shaw seemed fatal for their loss against KXIP at the beginning of this week.

They lost the games against Rajasthan Royals with a lesser margin. Apart from the home advantage, the team seems to be determined to clinch the game at any cost to survive in the tournament. They seem to repair their batting line up learning from the mistakes of previous games to win this game.

Sunrisers Hyderabad is known for fiery bowlers in the past but with the entry of Jonny Bairstow and David Warner, their batting lineup also seems formidable. The duo added highest opening partnership against Royal Challengers Bangalore to register a victory by 118 runs. The openers are the vital strength for Sunrisers Hyderabad and disciplined bowling is an additional asset.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the crucial bowler for the team but he was wicketless in the three previous seasons. He is an integral part of the team in many seasons and wants to repeat his lost magic in his performance.  Rashid Khan is another crucial bowler for the side. Sandeep Lamicchane and Rashid Khan might be the two leg spinners to gain dominance on the opponents in this game.

Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, and Shreyas Iyer comprise of blistering top order for Delhi Capitals. Kagiso Rabada and Sandeep Lamicchane are crucial bowlers to watch out for in this game since Sandeep Lamicchane is getting impressive day by day in this season.

Out of 12 matches, Sunrisers Hyderabad won 8 games and Delhi franchise clinched four games. At Ferozshah Kotla, Delhi Capitals won one game and Sunrisers Hyderabad won three games out of four head to head competitions. Hyderabad team won just one out of six games out of Hyderabad in the recent past.