IPL 2021 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals: April 25, Match 20 Prediction

IPL 2021 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals April 25, Match 20 Prediction
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In this article, we preview Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals, match 20 of the IPL 2021 to be played at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium on April 25. While DC are in second place on the points table after one match played, SRH are second-last, having lost both of the two games played in the competition.

IPL 2021 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals: April 25, Match 20 Prediction

Match Predictions and Team Previews

Last Match Between SRH and DC

The two sides last played each other in Abu Dhabi on 8 November 2020 in the second qualifier of the IPL 2020. Batting first, DC posted a challenging score of 189/3, thanks largely to Dhawan’s 78 off 50 balls. He was ably supported by Stoinis (38 runs off 27 balls), Iyer (21 off 20) and Hetmyer (42 off 22). While Rashid Khan 91/26) and Sandeep Sharma (1/30) were hard to score off, the rest of the SRH bowlers did not pose much threat. When SRH batted, they got off to a bad start, losing 3 wickets for 44. However, a rescue act by Pandey and Williamson saw them in relative comfort at 147 for 4 in the 17th over when Williamson got out. After that, the target was a bridge too far and SRH finished with 172/8, handing DC a 17-run victory.

Head-to-Head

SRH have registered an 11-7 h2h advantage over DC in the 18 matches played between the sides.

IPL 2021 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals: April 25, Match 20 Prediction

Likely XIs

SRH: Saha, Warner, Pandey, Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, A Samad, J Holder, R Khan, S Nadeem, B Kumar, T Natarajan.

DC: Shaw, Dhawan, Pant, Stoinis, Hetmyer, Rahane, Woakes, Avesh Khan, R Ashwin, Nortje, Rabada.

Analysis

While the absence of Shreyas Iyer has weakened Delhi Capitals’ middle order somewhat, they still bat deep, with 8 players out of 11 capable of scoring runs when needed. The return to the side of Nortje and Rabada will give DC’s bowling the edge, though Sunrisers do have their own match-winning bowlers in Rashid Khan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. That said, DC are the stronger side and SRH will need their best three batsmen to fire if they are to make a match of it.

Match Prediction

We predict that DC will beat SRH in the match between the sides on 25 April.

SRH vs DC Betting

Bookmakers’ odds favour Delhi Capitals to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in match 20 of the IPL 2021 on 25 April.

Summary

We have made our match prediction for SRH vs DC mbased on our analysis of the current form of the players in both teams as evidenced by their performances in the ongoing competition.

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