Watch 53rd Match of IPL 2017 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Gujarat Lions Live Streaming, Highlights & Result.
53rd Match of IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Gujarat Lions
The match is scheduled to begin on May 13, 2017. 16:00 local time (10:30 GMT)
Gujarat Lions: AD Nath, SS Agarwal, Ankit Soni, Basil Thampi, Chirag Suri, JP Faulkner, AJ Finch, MS Gony, Ishan Kishan, RA Jadeja, SB Jakati, KD Karthik, S Kaushik, DS Kulkarni, P Kumar, BB McCullum, MM Patel, IK Pathan, Pratham Singh, SK Raina, JJ Roy, PJ Sangwan, JN Shah, SS Shaurya, NB Singh, DR Smith, Tejas Baroka, AJ Tye
Sunrisers Hyderabad: DA Warner*, TD Agarwal, RK Bhui, Bipul Sharma, BCJ Cutting, S Dhawan, ER Dwivedi, MC Henriques, DJ Hooda, CJ Jordan, S Kaul, B Kumar, B Laughlin, A Mithun, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammed Siraj, Mustafizur Rahman, A Nehra, NV Ojha, Rashid Khan, V Shankar, BB Sran, PV Tambe, KS Williamson, Yuvraj Singh
Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik continue to be the key players in Gujarat Lions’ batting lineup. Both have been among the runs this IPL and are the only batsmen in the side to have a batting average of above 40. The Lions will look to James Faulkner and Basil Thampi to deliver the goods with the ball. Thampi has taken 11 wickets from 12 matches and has a reasonable economy rate of close to 9.5.
Gujarat Lions are second to bottom on the IPL 2017 leaderboard with just 8 points from 13 league matches. They have struggled in the bowling department all through the season and have not even once been able to successfully defend a total.
The opening pair of David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan has shone with the bat for Sunrisers Hyderabad this IPL. Both are currently the top two batsmen of the season. Warner had blasted 76 runs off 45 balls in the reverse fixture and the team will want him to play a similar innings on Saturday. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up a couple of wickets in the last game to take his wicket tally to 23, the most any bowler so far. He together with Rashid Khan will be the key bowlers for SRH in this match.
Sunrisers Hyderabad are fourth in the IPL 2017 standings with seven wins and five defeats from 13 league matches. After losing back-to-back fixtures, they beat table toppers Mumbai Indians convincingly in their previous match.
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bowl
Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 8 wickets (with 11 balls remaining).
Player of the match: Mohammed Siraj (Sunrisers Hyderabad).
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