IPL 2019: Match 48, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab – Statistical Preview
All the key stats and numbers that matter ahead of a crucial clash between KXIP and SRH.
Updated - Apr 28, 2019 8:07 pm
The game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab can be considered as a virtual knockout given the way things are folding for the 4th playoff spot. At present, SRH and KXIP are two of the three teams who have a chance to finish with 16 points having won five of the 11 matches. After their face off in Hyderabad, only one of these two will have that luxury of edging out other teams with wins/points. The game will be crucial for Sunrisers more as this will be their last home game and would be missing David Warner for the last league game.
All the key stats and numbers that matter ahead of a crucial clash between KXIP and SRH:
1-5 – The Kings XI Punjab have won only once against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the RGIC Stadium in Hyderabad across six meetings. KXIP defeated SRH by six wickets during the 2014 season but lost four in a row since then.
5 – David Warner has five fifty-plus scores in the six innings at the RGIC Stadium in Hyderabad during the ongoing season. Warner scored 352 runs at an average of 70.4 in this season at home with four fifties and an unbeaten hundred.
7 – David Warner has scored fifty in each of his previous seven innings against Kings XI Punjab. His last seven IPL innings against KXIP read 70*, 51, 70*, 52, 59, 81 and 58.
9 – Warner has scored nine fifties against the Kings XI Punjab; the most by any player against any opposition. Warner has 738 runs in 16 innings against KXIP at an average of 52.71.
16.19 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling average in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab. The SRH pacer claimed 21 wickets against KXIP in 13 IPL matches with help of a 5-wicket haul.
45.75 – KL Rahul has a batting average of 45.75 in the IPL against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He scored 183 runs in five innings against SRH with help of two fifties including an unbeaten 71 in Mohali this season.
49 – Rashid Khan has taken 49 wickets in the IPL all of them while representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He needs one more wicket to become the 2nd player after Bhuvneshwar Kumar (104) to bag 50 IPL wickets for SRH.
485 – Manish Pandey has scored 485 runs in the IPL against the Kings XI at an average of 34.64 with three fifties. He is coming on the back of consecutive fifties against CSK and RR in 25 and 27 balls respectively; two of his top three fastest IPL fifties.