| Sunrisers Hyderabad
||vs|| Kings XI Punjab
ScheduleWednesday, 14 May 2014 at 10:30 GMT / 11:30 UK / 16:00 IST
VenueRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.
Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders were the only teams which beat the heavyweights, Kings XI Punjab, in the nine matches they played so far. Sunrisers Hyderabad made their presence felt in the event by winning four out of nine matches. KXIP will try to consolidate their position by adding another two points whereas SRH will go for a surprising triumph.
Aaron Finch and David Warner scored fifties for SRH vs. Mumbai Indians in their previous game. Shikhar Dhawan along with Lokesh Rahul should become more consistent with their batting. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is their lone fighter with the ball and Dale Steyn As well as Amit Mishra should be more accurate.
Virender Sehwag attained his maiden fifty of the tournament for KXIP and is among the runs already. Glenn Maxwell is unstoppable with the willow while David Miller and George Bailey are supporting them well. Sandeep Sharma, Mitchell Johnson and Rishi Dhawan are their in form bowlers.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 @ 10:30 GMT, 16:00 local at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
A clear day with temperatures around 25-39ᵒC
The winner to bat first
A good surface for batting
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Aaron Finch, David Warner, Lokesh Rahul, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha, Irfan Pathan, Karn Sharma, Dale Steyn, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra.
Kings XI Punjab – George Bailey (C), Virender Sehwag, Mandeep Singh, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Mitchell Johnson, Akshar Patel, Rishi Dhawan, Parvinder Awana, Sandeep Sharma.
The mighty KXIP will win the encounter