SRH vs RR Match 5 Preview
Both the teams had a tough time in the tournament last year. While SunRisers Hyderabad, despite making big changes mid-season ended at the bottom of the points table, Rajasthan Royal wasn’t much different either as they ended at the second last spot of the IPL 2021 standings.
However, both the teams made some brilliant signings in the IPL 2022 mega auction and now have a revamped squad.
Talking about SunRisers Hyderabad, they, apart from their retained players, signed the likes of Nicholas Pooran, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Washington Sundar, Romario Shepherd, etc for the 2022 edition of the tournament. Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, and T Natarajan are some regular faces of SRH, who will aim to leave a better mark at IPL this year.
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, got the services of some big players in IPL 2022 mega auction, namely Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer. They have got a good squad on their side and hence will look to make a victorious start to their IPL 2022 campaign.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 5 of the Indian Premier League 2022 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.
SRH vs RR Match Details
- Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 5
- Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
SRH vs RR, Match 5 Pitch Report
The pitch at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune will offer help to quick bowlers. The batter will enjoy batting at this surface as well. As the match progresses, the pitch can slow down a bit and will assist the spinners as well. Dew will play a huge factor and hence both the teams will look to chase after winning the toss.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune considering the last 5 matches played here is 168 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- No Result: 0
SRH vs RR Head-to-Head Records
Sunrisers Hyderabad & Rajasthan Royals Form
SRH vs RR Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Kane Williamson (C), Nicholas Pooran (WK), Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Washington Sundar, Marco Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, T Natarajan.
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Rassie van der Dussen / Daryl Mitchell, Riyan Parag / Navdeep Saini, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult.
Top 5 Picks For SRH vs RR
1. Jos Buttler
The English wicketkeeper batter will keep batting at the top for men in pink. He has a strike rate of around 140 while playing against SRH. The last time Buttler faced SRH in the IPL, he smacked a quick 124 off just 64 balls. He can play both pace and spin. Having said that, he is a must-have player for one’s fantasy team.
2. Kane Williamson
He is expected to bat in the top order. He averages around 55 against Rajasthan Royals. Overall, Williamson smashed 1885 runs in 63 IPL matches he played so far.
3. Devdutt Padikkal
The former RCB opener smashed 411 runs in 14 matches in IPL 2021 at an average of 31.61. He had an average season with the bat last year.
4. Aiden Markram
He is an exciting overseas talent. He played for Punjab Kings last year where he smacked 146 runs in just 6 matches at an average of 29.2. He will be looking to continue from where he left in IPL 2021, but this time for SunRisers Hyderabad.
5. Umran Malik
He is going to be one of the key players for SunRisers Hyderabad. He can consistently clock 140-plus, sometimes 150. We all have seen it in the last season of the tournament. In his 3 matches last year, he picked up 2 wickets at an economy of 8.
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For SRH vs RR
|Player||Stats (IPL 2021)||Stats (IPL)|
|Jos Buttler||254 Runs||1968 Runs|
|Kane Williamson||266 Runs||1885 Runs|
|Devdutt Padikkal||411 Runs||884 Runs|
|Aiden Markram||146 Runs||146 Runs|
|Sanju Samson||484 Runs||3068 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For SRH vs RR
- Jos Buttler
- Sanju Samson
- Kane Williamson
SRH vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Nicholas Pooran
- Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal
- All-Rounders: Aiden Markram, Washington Sundar
- Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, T Natarajan, Umran Malik
- Captain: Jos Buttler
- Vice-Captain: Kane Williamson
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Sanju Samson, Nicholas Pooran
- Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Shimron Hetmyer, Rahul Tripathi, Devdutt Padikkal
- All-Rounders: Washington Sundar
- Bowlers: Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Trent Boult, T Natarajan
- Captain: Sanju Samson
- Vice-Captain: Nicholas Pooran
SRH vs RR Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
SRH vs RR Probable Winner
Sunrisers Hyderabad is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.