IPL Preview: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will face each other in the last pool match of the Indian Premier League 2015 in Hyderabad, on May 17th. Both teams have accumulated 14 points each, the former is placed on the fifth position and the latter follows that because of the run rate. The one who wins the forthcoming game can possibly grab the chances for the final four important encounters which can lead them to the championship crown.

Sun Risers Hyderabad were at the receiving end against Royal Challengers Bangalore who let them down by six wickets in the rain interrupted match. Mumbai Indians over powered Kolkata Knight Riders by five runs in the previous game which ended in a dramatic manner. Earlier, MI defeated SRH by a margin of 20 runs in the 23rd match of the event that was played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and the next one will conclude as a thriller as compared to the previous one.

Players to watch

David Warner continued dominating as a most successful batsman of the tournament with his seventh fifty for SRH vs. RCB. Moises Henriques demonstrated another sterling all-round performance while dispatching 57 runs along with two valuable wickets. Shikhar Dhawan, Eoin Morgan, Naman Ojha and Lokesh Rahul form a strong batting unit whereas their bowling revolves around Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Karn Sharma, Praveen Kumar, Dale Steyn and Bipul Sharma.

Hardik Pandya and Kieron pollard shared a match winning unbeaten partnership of 92 runs for the fifth wicket with their individual contributions of 61 and 33 runs for MI against KKR. Rohit Sharma and Parthiv Patel scored 30 and 21 as Lendl Simmons and Ambati Rayudu are their successful batsmen in the ongoing event. Kieron Pollard delivered a successful final over, gave away just six runs and became instrumental for his team while Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jagadeesha Suchith, Harbhajan Singh and Vinay Kumar are bowling superbly.

Time & Venue

Sunday, May 17, 2015 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

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