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DC vs SRH Match Preview: Battle for No. 2 Spot

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On VIVO IPL 2019 16th match the ruthless Sunrisers Hyderabad will visit the capital to Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. It will be the battle for both the team to jump to the 2nd position on the point table. Currently, the home team Delhi Capitals is at 5th position on the point table whereas Sunrisers at 3rd position of the point table. Let’s see who will stand tall to get high on point table.

DC vs SRH Head to Head

At the present situation, Kings XI Punjab is at 2nd position on the point table with NRR of 0.16 and with 6 points. Both the team SRH and DC are with 4 points. DC has NRR of 0.22, whereas SRH has a brilliant NRR of 2.11. So it is sure, the winner will move to the 2nd spot on the point table. Both the teams are very balanced this time and are capable of beating each other. As per the stats, DC and SRH had 12 matches head to head. SRH has the supreme edge with eight wins while DC has only four wins. Last season DC was winless against SRH.

SRH so far till now

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David Warner ( Courtesy- Sunrisers Hyderabad)

After an early loss on their opening match, SRH is not in a mood to lose. On their 1st match against KKR, their bowling attack was not successful. It seemed this time the bowling attack of SRH was not similar to as last season. But on later matches, they became a well-balanced side to beat the teams comfortably. On later encounters, they met RR and beat them by five wickets, and they had record-breaking win against RCB by 118 runs.

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SRH team line up

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Team SRH (Courtesy- Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Till now the top two scorers of IPL 2019 are in SRH. Both the batsmen Warner and Bairstow are in red hot form. Both the batsmen have scored a century on their last encounter against RCB. In the last three matches, they are hitting hard, and these two batsmen took the team at par score. Vijay Shankar is also in good form which supports both Warner and Bairstow to boost the team score. In the bowling department, the Indian veteran Bhuvi has not performed well this time. But the Afghan duo Nabi and Rashid are the axes of their bowling attack. The destructive Yusuf Pathan may get ignited at any moment.

DC so far till now

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Kagiso Rabada (Courtesy- Delhi Capitals)

After changing the name from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals, the team’s fortune has been changed. This time DC is giving a befitting reply to the opponents. But on their last encounter against KXIP, they suffered a huge collapse of 7 wickets in just 8 runs and lost the match which was in favor of them. The also lost to CSK in a close encounter. They had a comfortable win against Mumbai and thrilling super over win against KKR.

DC team line up

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Team DC ( Delhi Capitals)

The young team is packed with superb talent. The skipper Shreyas Iyer is on average touch this time. But the young Prithvi Shaw is their batting power now. The veteran Dhawan is also in very good touch and giving a good stand with all young. The keeper Rishab Pant is in a destructive mood and hitting very hard. DC has one of the best bowling attack featuring Lamichhane and Rabada. They can be very dangerous in death overs. Chris Morris is their trump card.

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Let’s see who will move with glory; it’s a ruthless attack of SRH or a young attack of DC.

Delhi Capitals Squad

Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Jalaj Saxena, Trent Boult, Harshal Patel, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Bandaru Ayyappa, Axar Patel, Ankush Bains, Shreyas Iyer (c), Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Tewatia, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Prithvi Shaw, Manjot Kalra, Sherfane Rutherford

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad

Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, David Warner, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Kane Williamson (c), Jonny Bairstow, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Sharma, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi, Rashid Khan, K Khaleel Ahmed, Abhishek Sharma

VIVO IPL 2019, 16th Match

Place- Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Time- 4th April, 8:00 PM IST

Broadcasting Partner- Star Sports

Live Streaming Partner- Hot Star

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