Sunrisers Hyderabad will play Punjab Kings in last match of IPL 2022 league stage in a dead rubber contest as all 4 Playoffs spots has been determined already. Winner of this game is likely to end at 6th position below Delhi Capitals while loser of this match will end at 8th position below Kolkata Knight Riders in the points table. SRH will play today’s game in the absence of Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar is likely to captain the side.
Last time when these two sides faced each other, SRH came out victorious with the help of terrific performance from Umran Malik as he delivered a brilliant final over off the innings where he picked 3 wickets and it ended up being a maiden over as well. SRH after losing 5 consecutive matches made a comeback in their previous match by defeating MI on a margin of just 3 runs while PBKS are coming from a loss against DC in their previous encounter. It will be interesting to see who will come on top in today’s game.
Numbers and stats before start of SRH vs PBKS game:
2 – Kagiso Rabada needs 2 more wickets to become the fastest bowler (by matches played) to take 100 wickets in IPL. Rabada has 98 wickets in IPL from 62 games while Malinga holds the record for taking 100 IPL wickets from 70 matches.
2 – Rahul Chahar needs 2 more wickets to take 100 wickets in T20 cricket.
3 – Kagiso Rabada needs 3 more wickets to surpass Andrew Tye and pick most wickets for PBKS in an IPL season.
Most wickets for PBKS in an IPL season:
Andrew Tye – 24 in 2018
Kagiso Rabada – 22 in 2022
Mohammed Shami – 20 in 2020
4 – Rahul Tripathi needs 4 more sixes to complete 100 sixes in T20 cricket.
26 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 26 wickets against PBKS in IPL at a bowling average of 17.15 at an economy of 7.
51.42 – Aiden Markram has averaged 51.42 with the bat in IPL 2022. He has smashed 360 runs from 11 innings at a S.R of 140.07.
68.42 – SRH has win percentage of 68.42 against PBKS in IPL. SRH has won 13 out of 19 games against PBKS in IPL.
177.98 – Liam Livingstone has a strike rate of 177.98 with the bat in IPL 2022. He has smashed 388 runs from 13 innings in this IPL season.
Highest S.R in IPL 2022 with the bat (minimum 100 runs scored):
Tim David – 216.27 (8 innings)
Dinesh Karthik – 191.33 (14 innings)
Liam Livingstone – 177.98 (13 innings)