The second match in the double header this evening is going to be mouth watering. kings XI Punjab take on Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 4th position in the points table. Punjab have started to turn the tables by defeating the top 3 teams in the league. Christian Gayel’s addition to the squad has given them immense confidence. They have now started to look as serial contenders to qualify for the playoffs. Kings last win came from an exciting super over clash against MI. Looking at their recent form they should be high on confidence to take on SRH.
SRH on the other hand won the 1st fixture against KXIP in a very comprehensive way. They will look to repeat the same. Their last match was also a win against RR where the middle order batsemens, Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar took them to victory by 8 wickets. It’s going to be an exciting encounter and if KKR lose in the first match today, the winner will jump this match will jump to the 4th position.
Head To Head- 15 matches- KXIP 4| SRH 11
The two teams have faced each other 15 times in the IPL so far, and SRH has dominated the fixture by winning it 11 times.