In the 53rd match of ongoing Indian Premier League tournament, Gujarat Lions is set to confront with Sunrisers Hyderabad. The game is about to be played at Green Park stadium, which is situated in Kanpur. The match will commence at 4:00 PM on 13th May 2017, Saturday. Team Sunrisers Hyderabad needs to win this game so as to confirm its entry into playoffs.
Led by Suresh Raina, team Gujarat Lions has played 13 matches. The Gujarati team succeeded in winning four games. After loosing nine matches in this tournament, the team has no chance to qualify for the playoffs as it hasn’t managed to be among top four teams in IPL 2017 points table. With a net run rate of -0.361, Gujarat Lions earned 8 points and secured 7th position in the points table.
On other side, Sunrisers Hyderabad holds fourth position in the same chart. Captained by Australian cricketer David Warner, team SRH clinched victories in 7 matches out of 13 games. The team lost five matches and earned 15 points from the victories in seven games. Today’s match is very important for Hyderabad’s team which has +0.565 net run rate.
Skipper David Warner hasn’t made any strange changes in the team’s batting lineup. Suresh Raina, captain of SRH’s opponent team – Gujarat Lions, too has not brought any major change in his team’s batting order. Sunrisers Hyderabad is expected to perform best in this game as victory is much necessary for it to maintain its rank among top four best performer teams in IPL 2017 points table.