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IPL 2023 SRH vs PBKS – Preview, weather predictions, pitch report, best playing XI, fantasy tips, injury updates and match prediction

Sunrisers Hyderabad hope to put an end to rut as Punjab Kings looms large

SRH vs PBKS: Hoping for a new start to their already topsy-turvy campaign, the Sunrisers Hyderabad would look forward to arrest their decline as they meet a ferocious Punjab Kings who are on song as they have secured two wins from their first two games.

The Sunrisers have faced some stiff challenges until now and as things stand, their gentry in the ongoing edition of the IPL has been all over the place. Their batting unit has remained as a major concern and as the days pass by, the woes keep on manifolding. They were confined to 131 in the first game while being left reeling at 121 in the second fixture.

Punjab Kings, on the contrary, have been banking heavily upon their go hard approach from ball one and somehow it has worked wonders for them in the first two games as they managed to drub the likes of KKR in the opener followed by the finalists of 2022, Rajasthan Royals. With Bhanuka Rajapaksa still to be certain after copping an injury in the preceding fixture, Punjab will be hoping to get a due replacement of the Lankan hard-hitter.


This will be a typical David versus Goliath clash particularly with the kind of form that Punjab has found themselves in. The Sunrisers can only hope for a miracle if they are to stall the inexorable juggernaut of the Kings.

SRH vs PBKS: Pitch and weather report

There will be some early seam on offer that may make life slight easy for the fast bowlers but as the game goes on, it is going to be a flat tract of graveyard for the bowlers with nothing in the surface.

There are no rains that have been forecasted and hence you can expect a full-blown contest of the two extremes. However, there will be dew for sure that will make life slightly difficult for the spinners and the fielders on the outfield.


SRH vs PBKS: Best Fantasy XI:

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Mayank Agarwal, RA Tripathi, HC Brook, AK Markram(C), Abhishek Sharma, Washington Sundar, H Klaasen(wk), Umran Malik, AU Rashid, B Kumar, T Natarajan

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan(C), B Rajapaksa, Shahrukh Khan, SM Curran, R Dhawan, P Simran Singh, JM Sharma(wk), RD Chahar, Nathan Ellis, Arshdeep Singh, K Rabada

SRH vs PBKS: Who will win today’s match?

With the kind of blistering form and the hard hitting flair that Punjab Kings will be coming to the game with, it is expected for them to crack open another win for them.


SRH vs PBKS: Injury and news:

Liam Livingstone is still to join up with the Punjab Kings camp while Kagiso Rabada may come in place of Sikandar Raza. As far as reports go, Heinrich Klaasen may come in to the SRH unit.

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