IPL 2024, SRH vs LSG: Probable Playing XI, Match Preview, Head to Head Records | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants

May 7, 2024

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will take on Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in Match 57 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium (also known as Uppal Stadium) in Hyderabad on Wednesday (May 8).

Both teams are coming off defeats in their respective last matches. LSG faced a heavy defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 98 runs, while SRH were defeated by Mumbai Indians (MI) due to Suryakumar Yadav‘s remarkable century, resulting in a seven-wicket victory for MI. Both teams will aim to bounce back from their losses and regain momentum as they push towards securing a spot in the Playoffs.

SRH vs LSG: Head to Head Record:

In the history of the IPL since Lucknow inception in 2022, SRH and LSG have faced each other 3 times.
The rivalry between Hyderabad and Lucknow hasn’t been evenly matched, with Lucknow winning all encounters.
At the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Lucknow have dominated the contests, winning the lone contest and indicating their stronghold at the fortress of Hyderabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Overview:

Despite securing victory in six out of their eleven matches, SRH currently find themselves in a precarious position due to their negative run rate. This statistic looms ominously, posing a significant challenge to their playoff aspirations. With the stakes high and every match crucial, SRH must swiftly address their shortcomings to reverse their fortunes and secure a coveted playoff berth.

SRH’s probable playing XI for the IPL 2024 game against LSG:

Travis Head
Abhishek Sharma
Aiden Markram
Heinrich Klaasen
Nitish Kumar Reddy
Abdul Samad
Shahbaz Ahmed
Pat Cummins
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Mayank Markande
T. Natarajan

A closure look:

Head brings experience and stability to the batting lineup, while Abhishek adds versatility with both bat and ball. Markram provides solidity at the top of the order, alongside Klaasen, known for his consistent performances. Nitish Kumar and Samad offer firepower in the middle order, capable of accelerating the run rate when needed. Shahbaz adds depth to the batting lineup, contributing with both bat and ball. In the bowling department, Cummins and Bhuvneshwar lead the pace attack with their skill and experience. Markande provides spin options, while Natarajan’s left-arm pace adds variety to the attack.

Also READ: IPL 2024: Salary of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) players; check out how much Travis Head, Pat Cummins earn

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) Overview:

LSG have experienced a rollercoaster ride in the current season of the IPL, alternating between winning streaks and disappointing defeats. Despite managing to secure six victories in eleven matches, their inconsistent performance has left them teetering on the edge of uncertainty.

Occupying the fifth position in the points table, LSG’s playoff ambitions are hindered by their negative run rate, adding to the challenge of navigating through a fiercely competitive league. As the dynamics of the points table evolve and lower-ranked teams gain momentum, LSG must quickly find their footing and string together consistent performances to solidify their position and keep their playoff hopes alive.

LSG’s probable playing XI for the IPL 2024 game against SRH:

KL Rahul
Arshin Kulkarni
Marcus Stoinis
Deepak Hooda
Nicholas Pooran
Ayush Badoni
Krunal Pandya
Ravi Bishnoi
Naveen-ul-Haq
Matt Henry
Mohsin Khan

A closure look:

Rahul anchors the batting lineup with his consistency and aggressive stroke play, while Kulkarni and Stoinis provide stability and power in the middle order. Hooda and Pooran add explosiveness to the batting lineup, capable of turning the game around with their big-hitting abilities. Badoni’s promising talent further strengthens the middle order.

In the bowling department, Krunal and Bishnoi provide spin options, using their variations to trouble opposition batters. Naveen and Henry lead the pace attack with their ability to swing the ball and take crucial wickets, while Mohsin adds depth to the pace bowling department.

Also READ: IPL 2024: Salary of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) players; check out how much KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran earn

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