Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner on Sunday opted to bat first on the Dubai World Stadium in opposition to Rajasthan Royals, who’ve introduced in Ben Stokes in a determined transfer to modify their spiraling destiny.
SRH have made just one alternate of their lineup – Vijay Shankar replaces Abdul Samad.
“We’re going to bat first. It is a great wicket, we can wish to make lots of the powerplay overs, confidently, issues will cross on well nowadays. We have now a large number of younger legs in our staff, the seniors take complete duty,” stated Warner.
Since their Sharjah heroics at the beginning of the marketing campaign, Rajasthan have misplaced all their 4 fits together with their return-to-Sharjah tie in opposition to Delhi Capitals this week. In a bid to modify destiny, Stokes, who simplest on Saturday finished his quarantine and educated with the staff, has been integrated within the lineup.
“We will be able to confidently rectify a couple of issues nowadays. We need to compete nowadays. Seems like a used wicket, may just decelerate. We’re going to must take some early wickets – Glance he educated smartly and he is in nowadays (Stokes). Two different adjustments as smartly. Stokes, Riyan Parag and Robin Uthappa are again. We’re going to wish to stay shifting ahead, now we have a excellent staff and we wish to compete,” Smith stated.
Rajasthan Royals (Taking part in XI): Jos Buttler(w), Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Varun Aaron
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Taking part in XI): David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan