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Punjab have won 3 matches so far, but none of the wins have looked convincing.
Punjab have been undefeated in Mohali in their last six outings.
Hyderabad are coming off a loss against Mumbai Indians.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad Team News
* Kane Williamson has recovered from the shoulder injury and is expected to come into the side against Punjab. He is likely to replace Mohammed Nabi in the lineup.
* Sunrisers middle order got exposed badly in the Mumbai game and the management are likely to ring in some changes. Abishek Sharma and Ricky Bhui are likely to come into the side replacing Deepak Hooda and Yusuf Pathan.
* Sunrisers main lead bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been poor in the death against Mumbai as the Indian international conceded 19 in the last over.
Kings XI Punjab Team News
* Australian Allrounder Moises Henriques has arrived and joined up with the squad ahead of SRH game.
* Ravi Ashwin was brilliant with his variations in their defeat to CSK. He finished with the figures of 4-0-23-3
* KL Rahul is the leading run getter for the hosts with 146 runs in 5 innings at an average of 36.
Ground : Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
The match starts at 08:00 PM local time (02:30 PM GMT).
It will be too hot all day in Mohali before the things get cooler in the evening. The temperature changes drastically in the night and during the match, it will go down to around 24 Degrees Celsius according to AccuWeather. No rain is in the forecast.
Last five completed T20 matches:
Kings XI Punjab: L, W, W, L, W
Sunrisers Hyderabad: L, W, W, W, L
Head To Head
Previous five meetings between these two teams
SRH : 4 wins
KXIP : 1 win
Average first-innings score: 183 – Last 5 night matches in Mohali
Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 4
Kings XI Punjab : Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle,Nicholas Pooran, Karun Nair, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Simran Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Arshdeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, , Murugan Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami/Ankit RajpootDarshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Sunrisers Hyderabad : Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c),David Warner, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson, Shreevats Goswami, Shakib Al Hasan, Basil Thampi,Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth KaulBilly Stanlake, T Natrajan, Wriddhiman Saha.
Probable Playing XI:
Kings XI Punjab : Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, , Murugan Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami/Ankit Rajpoot.
Sunrisers Hyderabad : Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c),David Warner, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Chris Gayle,Jonny Bairstow, David Warner, KL Rahul
Vice-Captain Options: Sam Curran, Sarfaraz Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mayank Agarwal