IPL 2020, Match 56 preview: SRH vs MI- Team analysis, along with Fantasy XI
First Published 2, Nov 2020, 9:13 PM
Match 56 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will see a clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in Sharjah, which will be a decider for SRH in the playoffs. Currently, Mumbai Indians (MI) are at the top, while SRH are in the fifth position.
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will see the last league match being played in Sharjah. The match will see a clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI).
The match will be a decider for SRH, as a win will get them a playoffs berth and a loss would devoid them of the same.
MI have a perfectly balanced team in almost all spheres. SRH, of late, have emerged promising in all dimensions as well.
MI have been in such a fiery form that even the last matches have the least impact on their playoffs position. SRH have had their share of ups and downs in the tournament. but have been a bit consistent in their last few matches.
The teams have clashed a total of 15 times in history. SRH have won seven of them, while MI have managed to win eight matches. In their clash, earlier this season, at the same stadium, MI had won by 34 runs.
Weather and pitch report
The weather in Sharjah is likely to be 32 degrees. The pitch has slowed down comparatively, but since it is a smaller ground, this might be a high scoring match, with 180-plus score on the board.
SRH: David Warner (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Vijay Shankar, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T. Natarajan.
MI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard (c), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Dream 11 Prediction
Batsmen: David Warner, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey- Warner and Yadav can get off to a good start, while Pandey can consolidate well in the middle, as all have been in sublime form of late.
Wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan, Wriddhiman Saha- The wicketkeeper-batsmen can smash the big hits when required. While Kishan has been having a good tournament so far, Saha has fired up recently.
All-rounders: Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya- The three all-rounders have a way both with the bat and the ball. Pollard has been sublime with the bat, making him the captain, while Holder and Krunal are having a good time with the ball.
Bowlers: Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Rashid Khan (vc)- The spinners Chahar and Rashid Khan can fox the batsmen well and seamer Coulter-Nile can restrict them to a chasable total. Rashid has been deadly throughout, as he is the vice-captain, while Chahar has been economical. Coulter-Nile can extract pace in Sharjah.
Players to look out for
Fans will lookout for the best performance from each SRH player, as the game is extremely crucial for them. As for MI, they are likely to test their bench strength, which would be interesting to watch out.