New Delhi: In the 40th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021), the teams of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals will face each other at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday. Rajasthan Royals will have to get back on a winning track against bottom-ranked Sunrisers Hyderabad on the points table today to keep their IPL playoff chances alive. For this, the team’s batsmen will have to support the rhythmic (Sanju Samson). Rajasthan are at the seventh position in the table with eight points from nine matches while Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH vs RR Probable Playing XI) have got just one success from nine matches and are out of the race for the playoffs. They are no longer under the pressure of playoffs and will be aiming to disturb the playoff equation of other teams.
There may be several changes: Some players from both the teams have disappointed so far and the time has come to try out their options. Hyderabad team can give a chance to Jason Roy by sitting in poor form opener David Warner on the bench. At the same time, Sandeep Sharma can also get a chance in the bowling department. On the other hand, Rajasthan team can also bring Evin Lewis again in the opening. Shreyas Gopal can also be brought in place of all-rounder Riyan Parag in the middle order.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Probable Playing XI
Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma and Khaleel Ahmed.
Probable Playing XI of Rajasthan Royals
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Liam Livingstone, Sanju Samson (c & wk), David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Karthik Tyagi, Chetan Sakaria and Mustafizur Rahman.
[Attribution to NBT]