Hyderabad and Bangalore will face off in match number 54 of IPL 2022. The last time the two teams met, it was a forgettable game for the Bangalore side as they were blown away by Hyderabad bowlers and were bundled out for 68.
In response, the Orange Army had chased down the total in just 8 overs with 9 wickets in hand. While Faf du Plessis & Co. will play to avenge their defeat and provide a boost to their chances of reaching the final four, Hyderabad would also be ready for the challenge.
Before they lock horns in the first match of the double-header on Sunday, here is what numbers suggest might happen in this fixture.
1. Toss Prediction
Hyderabad have lost just 1 toss so it is hard to look beyond them as far as predicting a winner for the toss is concerned.
2. Win Possibility
The historical data suggests Hyderabad have had an upper hand over Bangalore in this rivalry. In the 21 matches played between these two sides, Hyderabad have emerged victorious on 12 occasions while Bangalore have tasted wins in 8 matches. 1 match ended without any result. Moreover, the previous meeting between these sides earlier in the season will also give Kane Williamson & his boys just a bit of a psychological advantage.
3. Team of the Day
Based on the abovementioned reasons, the Team of the Day is Hyderabad. They have a great bowling attack and with the best of Kane Williamson yet to come in this season, their batting has also done reasonably well.
4. Powerplay Score
The match is set to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. 44.1 is the average first innings score at this venue. With the pitches getting slower with the tournament well into its latter half it might not be a run feast but both teams are expected to score over 40 in the powerplay overs.
5. Average first innings and second innings score
170.30 is the average first innings score at this venue in IPL 2022. 165.69 is the average score at this venue in the second innings.
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