Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will square off against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in a crucial clash In Hyderabad. Both teams are eyeing the second place in the IPL 2017 points table. RPS will look to continue their winning streak as they have now won three on the bounce. 

Rahul Tripathi has been a revelation for RPS and he has managed to give them just the kind of start at the top of the order. He will look to emulate his form against the Surnisers as well. Steve Smith will be extremely delighted with the proceedings as his side is on the verge of qualifying to the IPL 2017 playoff stage.

The last time these two sides met in this edition of the IPL, MS Dhoni showcased a chasing classic from his archives. SRH might not have forgotten that innings from the former Indian skipper. 

SRH, on the other hand, have been in very good form at home. They are the only side who has not been defeated at their home ground in this edition of the tournament.

Likely XIs:

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha (wk), Bipul Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Siddarth Kaul.

Rising Pune Supergiant: Rahul Tripathi, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Imran Tahir, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur.