IPL 2018: Match 16, Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Toss Report
Here is what the captains said:
“We are going to bat first. We have got a formidable batting line-up and we would like them to go out and express themselves. We had a wonderful win in the last match and we would like to keep the momentum going. We are unchanged for this match.”
“There may be a little bit of dew factor in the second innings, so it’s important we do the job. Both (their openers) are good players, exciting players, and it’s important we execute our plans better. Just one chance: Jordan comes in for Billy Stanlake”
The upcoming contest might be decided by the winner of the battle between Kings XI Punjab‘s batting and Sunrisers Hyderabad‘s bowling. With the likes of KL Rahul, Chris Gayle and Karun Nair in supreme form, Kings XI can blow away any opposition. However, they will have their task cut out against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The bowling attack of the 2016 winners have looked the best in the tournament so far as they have already accounted for 25 wickets in three games.
Kings XI Punjab will be high on confidence following the thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad will be looking forward to continuing their unbeaten streak. All in all, the upcoming contest is set to be an enthralling contest.
Kings XI Punjab:
Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Chris Jordan
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