Away from home, Mumbai Indians face stern test against Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad, high on confidence after the emphatic win over Rajasthan Royals in its opener, takes on Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Thursday .
It is obvious that Mumbai faces a daunting task to brush off its narrow defeat to Chennai Super Kings on home turf.
On the other hand, Sunrisers should look to the depth and variety in its bowling attack to counter the might of Mumbai batting which has some big names like openers Rohit Sharma, Evin Lewis, Ishan Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Pandya brothers – Krunal, Hardik – to name a few.
The likely XIs
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 1 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Manish Pandey, 5 Deepak Hooda, 6 Yusuf Pathan, 7 Shakib Al Hasan 8 Rashid Khan, 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 10 Billy Stanlake, 11 Siddarth Kaul
Mumbai Indians: 1 Evin Lewis, 2 Rohit Sharma (capt), 3 Ishan Kishan (wk), 4 Suryakumar Yadav, 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Krunal Pandya, 7 Keiron Pollard, 8 Jasprit Bumrah 9 Mitchell McClenaghan 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Mayank Markande
TOSS : SRH
MATCH : SRH