Chandigarh: The two most balanced team of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) season – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) – are up against each other in Thursday’s encounter at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here from 8 pm onwards.
KXIP has shown great batting skills while SRH has emerged as the best bowling unit in the tournament so far.
With batsmen like Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul, Aaron Finch, David Miller, Yuvraj Singh and Karun Nair, KXIP will surely test SRH bowlers who have put up a great show so far in the tournament. Apart from the extremely blistering batsmen, Kings have an apt bowling unit comprising R Ashwin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohit Sharma and Andrew Tye.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan are the biggest weapons in SRH skipper Kane Williamson’s bowling arsenal. Where bowling in the biggest strength of the team, they have batsmen like Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Alex Hales, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan.
SRH has won all three matches so far while KXIP has managed victory in 2 of the three matches played. The match is surely going to be a clash of the titans of IPL 2018. So, get all set for watching this epic KXIP vs SRH battle of bat and ball on the below mentioned mediums:
The live streaming of KXIP vs SRH match will be shown on HotStar application, hotstar.com website and Jio application.
The live coverage of KXIP vs SRH match will be available on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD, while Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports Hindi HD will provide the Hindi coverage of the match.
Here are the lists of players of both sides:
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, Alex Hales, Carlos Brathwaite, Ricky Bhui, T Natarajan, Mohammad Nabi, Basil Thampi, K Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Tanmay Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP): Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Axar Patel, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Ankit Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar