IPL 2022, Match 70, SRH vs PBKS, Stats Preview: Players records and approaching milestones
Seventh-placed PBKS will meet eighth-placed SRH in a dead rubber which will also be the last league match of IPL 2022.
Updated - May 22, 2022 1:14 pm
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings will be facing each other in the 70th match of IPL 2022, to be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. During the last IPL season, both teams did not qualify for the playoffs, with SRH finishing eighth and PBKS finishing sixth. So far in this season, both PBKS and SRH have won six and lost seven matches. Both the teams also have an identical record at Wankhede this season, winning one and losing two matches. When both the teams faced each other earlier in the season, Sunrisers Hyderabad won by a margin of seven wickets. Both the teams are already eliminated from the league and have a chance to test their new talents.
SRH’s skipper Kane Williamson, who has been a liability for the team, will not be playing their final match of the season. However, SRH has Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, and Nicholas Pooran delivering with the bat. Priyam Garg scored a 26-ball 42 in the last match for them. Umran Malik and T Natarajan have been exceptional bowlers for the team while they occasionally leak a lot of runs, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been highly economical.
Shikhar Dhawan and Liam Livingstone have been exceptional with the bat. Livingstone not only has 388 runs but also batted at a strike rate of 178. Kagiso Rabada has been their leading wicket-taker, while Rahul Chahar and Arshdeep Singh were also brilliant with the ball in the last game.
Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 70 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League 2022:
Head to Head: Both the teams have faced each other 19 times in the league, with SRH winning 13 and PBKS winning 6.
1 – Shikhar Dhawan needs to hit one boundary four to become the first player to 700 fours in the IPL.
1 – Mayank Agarwal needs to take one catch to reach 50 catches in the IPL.
2 – Rahul Chahar needs to take two wickets to reach the milestone of 100 wickets in T20 cricket.
2 – Liam Livingstone needs to score two runs to reach 4500 runs in T20 cricket.
2 – Kagiso Rabada needs to take two more wickets to reach 100 wickets in the IPL. He will then become the first South African bowler to 100 IPL wickets.
3 – Rahul Tripathi needs to hit three more fours to reach 250 fours in T20 cricket.
3 – Mayank Agarwal needs to hit three more sixes to reach 150 sixes in T20 cricket.
4 – Rahul Tripathi needs to hit four more sixes to reach 100 maximums in T20 cricket.
5 – Shikhar Dhawan needs to hit five more fours to reach 50 fours for Punjab Kings in the IPL.
6 – Nicholas Pooran needs to hit six more fours to reach 300 boundary fours in T20 cricket.
6 – Mayank Agarwal needs to hit six more fours to reach 150 fours for Punjab Kings in the IPL.
5 – Rahul Tripathi (393) requires five runs to surpass the most runs scored by him in an IPL season. He scored 397 runs in the 2021 edition.
1 – Shreyas Gopal requires just one scalp to complete 50 wickets in the league.
1 – Gopal is also just one game away from reaching 50 matches in the league.
4 – Abdul Samad is four big hits away from completing 50 maximums in the T20 matches.
93 – Pooran requires 93 runs to get to 1000 runs in the tournament.