RR VS SRH: IPL 2023 52nd Pre-match Predictions
The Rajasthan Royals will lock horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 52nd match of the TATA Indian Premier League 2023. Both the teams are high on confidence and would look to translate their momentum into two more valuable points in the initial stages of the league. Both teams have found their combination right and Rajasthan Royals stand in the top half of the points table.
Basic information about the match:
|⏰ Time||7:30 PM|
|🏏 Teams||Rajasthan Royals VS Sunrisers Hyderabad|
RR Players List and Roles
|Sanju Samson (c)||Batsman/Wicket-keeper|
SRH Players List and Roles
|Aiden Markram (c)||Batter|
|Upendra Singh Yadav||Wicket-keeper|
|Nitish Kumar Reddy||All-Rounder|
Rajasthan Royals emerged as the winners of the first-ever IPL, the 2008 edition, while the Sunrisers Hyderabad emerged as the champions of the 2016 edition. It was in the 2013 edition that both teams met each other for the first time. Rajasthan Royals emerged victorious in that match held on 27 April 2013 by 8 wickets because of amazing performances by Shane Watson and James Faulkner.
Previous IPL Results
Both teams have faced each other 16 times in TATA IPL including in the final of the 2022 edition. They share an extremely close record as both teams have won 8 out of these 16 matches each and it is going to be a fierce rivalry to watch out for.
|29-Mar-2022||Rajasthan Royals||61 Runs||Pune|
|27-Sep-2021||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7 Wickets||Dubai|
|2-May-2021||Rajasthan Royals||55 Runs||Delhi|
|22-Oct-2020||Sunrisers Hyderabad||8 Wickets||Dubai|
|11-Oct-2020||Rajasthan Royals||5 Wickets||Dubai|
|27-Apr-2019||Rajasthan Royals||7 Wickets||Jaipur|
|29-Mar-2019||Sunrisers Hyderabad||5 Wickets||Hyderabad|
|29-Apr-2018||Sunrisers Hyderabad||11 Runs||Jaipur|
|9-Apr-2018||Sunrisers Hyderabad||9 Wickets||Hyderabad|
|6-May-2015||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7 Runs||Mumbai|
|15-Apr-2015||Rajasthan Royals||6 Wickets||Visakhapatnam|
|7-May-2014||Sunrisers Hyderabad||32 Runs||Ahmedabad|
|17-Apr-2014||Rajasthan Royals||4 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|21-May-2013||Rajasthan Royals||4 Wickets||Delhi|
|16-May-2013||Sunrisers Hyderabad||23 Runs||Hyderabad|
|26-Apr-2013||Rajasthan Royals||8 Wickets||Jaipur|
Both teams are looking in amazing form and would like to continue the same. Almost all batters and bowlers of both teams have shown glimpses of their abilities and have helped the team by contributing at different stages of the various matches they have played. It is going to be a thrilling contest as both teams of a high calibre will be up against each other.
Probable Best Batter of the Match
Jos Butler has shown why he is regarded as one of the most dangerous batters in T20 cricket. He struck every ball that came his way and showed his power and skills for the Rajasthan Royals in various matches over the years. This is why he may be the best batter of the match between the Rajasthan Royals and the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Probable the Best Bowler of the Match
Yuzvendra Chahal has trapped multiple batters in the magic of his spin bowling. He has bowled economically and has also picked up wickets at crucial moments to ensure that Rajasthan Royals restrict the opponent from scoring runs. The leggie is in red-hot form. This is why he may be the best bowler of the match between the Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Rajasthan Royals will be up against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 52nd Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on 7th May 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 7:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset.
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium’s pitch is always slightly green, and the pacers have some movement in the first few overs of the game. The SMS stadium has one of the largest outfields in the world, which the spinners may use to their advantage during middle overs. Once the surface is in place, the batters will be able to play their strokes since the wicket has a proper bounce and the outfield is also pretty quick. Because it is tough to smash sixes at this venue, both teams’ hitters will concentrate on the boundaries, and the larger ground size will enable them to make some runs as well.
Today’s match prediction: Final Thoughts
It looks like we are in store for a cracker of a contest between both sides who have performed immensely well till now. Both the teams have quality spin attacks for the pitch and it will be dependent on the batsmen to turn the game. Seeing the form and home advantage, it looks like Rajasthan Royals might end up winning this match.