IPL 2017, RPS vs SRH Match Prediction: Rising Pune Supergiant would take on the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 44th match of the IPL 2017 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. This match would be very important for both Pune and Hyderabad. RPS are currently at the 3rd position in the points table.They would be slightly relaxed as they are coming from the win against KKR.
On the other hand, Sunrisers have lost their last match against Delhi Daredevils after defeating KKR. But all of their players looked in great touch in the last match. The bowling which has been the strength of the side is also in the good form. They are currently at the third position in the points table. They would love to win this match and get vital points from the game.
Pune’s journey has not been very in this competition earlier but now they are ready to face any team. They started the campaign on a high as they beat Mumbai Indians in their first game but after that, the team went to the downhill. They lost three games back to back. But after they won five last matches, they have got some confidence back. But, this time they would be up against the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad who looks a formidable side on paper.
RPS need to perform well as a unit if they want to get past Sunrisers Hyderabad in this match. In this match, their batting lineup will depend upon Rahane, Smith, Dhoni, Manoj Tiwari, Ben Stokes. They lack the good quality bowlers in their lineup that could pick wickets on the regular interval. Imran Tahir and Adam Zampa has been the only bowler that has looked threating for the Pune side. In the last match, Ben stokes also contributed with the ball as picked up 3 crucial wickets.
On the other Sunrisers would look to come back in the form. They have performed well in the last two games. Their opening batsman David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan are in good form in this IPL. Kane Williamson was the players of the match in the last game. He played wonderful innings in the last match which was his first this season. He would be the player to watch in this match also.
Sunrisers also have Dhawan, Henriques, Yuvraj, Deepak Hooda in their batting lineup. The bowling has been the key for the defending champions. They have the likes of purple cap holder Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Saran in their lineup who will have the responsibility to stop Pune batsman.
RPS vs SRH Match Prediction: Who Will Win today?
The match could be interesting one but Sunrises will be the clear favorite to win this tie because they are playing at home.