Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner opted to chase on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday within the IPL 2020 fit towards Kolkata Knight Riders. Either side made two adjustments to their aspect.
“We will have a bowl. The wickets were difficult in Dubai in comparison to this one. Two adjustments for us – Thampi replaces Khaleel, now we have neglected a spinner,” mentioned Warner.
KKR, in the meantime, introduced in leggie Kuldeep Yadav and pacer Lockie Ferguson instead of Chris Inexperienced and Prasidh Krishna.
There’s a explanation why KKR introduced again Kuldeep into the lineup. SRH’s two major top-order batters battle towards leg-spin deliveries – Kane Williamson averages 24.five towards Chinaman in IPL whilst Jonny Bairstow has been disregarded seven occasions at 30.7 towards leggies. And Kuldeep has taken 10 wickets towards SRH, probably the most he has towards any IPL opponent, at 7.78 runs consistent with over.
Sunil Narine has as soon as once more been neglected in spite of IPL clearing his bowling motion.
“We can need to toughen our fundamentals higher, we did not do this towards MI in our ultimate fit. Two adjustments for us – Kuldeep and Lockie in, for Inexperienced and Prasidh. We do not wish to rush Sunil again, we’re going to give him a while,” mentioned Morgan.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Taking part in XI): David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi
Kolkata Knight Riders (Taking part in XI): Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy