Dubai: Sunrisers Hyderabad will probably be hoping to get their bowling on par going into their second match of the Indian Premier League, towards Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.
Sunrisers’ loss of their first match of the season towards Royal Challengers Bangalore was a mixture of poor execution and misfortune, to say the least.
To start with, all-rounder Mitchell Marsh who was picked over Mohammad Nabi, might solely ship 4 balls earlier than strolling off injured. Marsh has since been dominated out for the season with the Sunrisers changing the Australian with West Indies’ skipper Jason Holder.
It now appears to be like extra seemingly that the Sunrisers could desire giving Afghanistan’s Nabi an opportunity to bowl alongside countryman Rashid Khan, thus bringing in some added tooth to the bowling division.
General, the Hyderabad bowling was spectacular of their first match towards RCB, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar the stand-out performer. Though the Indian seamer didn’t decide up any wickets, Bhuvneshwar conceded simply 25 runs in his 4 overs.
Younger all-rounder Abhishek Sharma additionally received to bowl two overs, during which he picked up one wicket conceding 16 runs.
Recognized to place up a balanced aspect on the pitch, Hyderabad lacked power and expertise of their middle-order. Needing simply 43 runs from final 5 overs, SRH misplaced their final seven wickets for 32 runs to lose the sport by 10 runs.
One severe space of concern for the Hyderabad crew could be a quite fragile center order. Kane Williamson was anticipated to shore up the center, however the Kiwi skipper is but to get better from his quadriceps damage. He’s anticipated to be prepared for Saturday’s match.
Australian David Warner, who took over the SRH captaincy this season, was unlucky to be run-out on the non-striker’s finish of their final match, whereas each Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey perished off rash pictures after getting set within the center.
Each KKR and Sunrisers are but to open their accounts within the factors desk after dropping their first video games. KKR misplaced their first match by 49 runs of their match towards Mumbai Indians.