Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will go head-on in an IPL match that takes place on Sunday (April 17) at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.

So far, Mayank Agarwal’s PBKS have played five games in the ongoing tournament, where they won three and lost two. The team is placed at the fifth position in the standings with 6 points. The Kane Williamson-led SRH, on the other hand, have also played five matches out of which they won the last three in a row and are at the seventh spot (on the basis of NRR) with six points.

Head to head record

Played: 24 | PBKS won: 6 | SRH won: 18 | No result: 0

Pitch report

Being an afternoon game, dew will not be much of a concern for the teams. The pitch at this venue has shown that chasing a target of around 170 can be difficult.

Probable XIs

Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Odeon Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Shashank Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, Umran Malik, T Natarajan

Match Prediction

Case 1:

PBKS wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 35-40
SRH total: 150-160

Case 2:

SRH wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 40-45
PBKS total: 160-170

Team batting second to win the contest.

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