11. T Natarajan

Natarajan has been terrific with his yorkers and movement with the ball. In the last fixture, he finished with figures of 3/37 off four overs. In total, he has picked up 11 wickets in five matches at an economy of 8.50.

10. Umran Malik

The speedster Umran has been lethal with his pace since the first match of the season. He returned with 2/27 off four overs in the last league match, which is his best performance this season. After getting precious wicket of Shreyas Iyer, he must be upbeat ahead of this fixture.

9. Marco Jansen

The team has Marco Jansen, who has been a terrific performer for the South Africa team in the test format earlier this year. He was called in the 11 as a replacement of Romario Shepherd, and has done well for the team so far. In three matches, he has picked up three wickets at an economy of 6.92.

8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

In five matches, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has scalped five wickets at an economy of 8.20 and has been helpful with wickets in the powerplay overs and can contain well in the death.

7. Jagadeesha Suchith

The all-rounder Jagadeesha Suchith has often warmed the benches in the last few editions. But, he was the key performer for the MI team in their first title victory in 2013. He replaced the injured Washington Sundar in the Playing 11 of the last game, and finished with figures of 1/32 off three overs.

6. Shashank Singh

Shashank Singh has done well for Chhattisgarh team in the domestic cricket for the last one-two years. Hence, he was awarded with a contract with the Sunrisers in this season. He bowled a single over and gave away 10 runs, and would look to contribute with the bat.

5. Nicholas Pooran (wk)

The wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran looked under pressure in the first fixture against Rajasthan Royals (RR). However, he has turned with 30+ scores against Super Giants and Titans, and has looked confident with his ball-striking capabilities. In five innings, he has contributed 78 runs at a strike rate of 127.87.

4. Aiden Markram

The Protea batter, Aiden Markram displayed his terrific potential in the last game to put SRH on the driving seat and secure third victory. He slammed 68* off 36 balls and completed the chase with two sixes off Pat Cummins. In total, he has 149 runs at a strike rate of 150.51.

3. Rahul Tripathi

Tripathi has garnered 171 runs in five games at a strike rate of 178.13. In the last game, he was the top-scorer for the team with 71 off 37 balls.

2. Kane Williamson (c)

It has been a similar story for Williamson as well, where he provided a solid start to the team with 32 against CSK, while emerged as the team’s top run-scorer with 52 against Titans. In the last outing against KKR, he started well, but was dismissed on 17. 

1. Abhishek Sharma

In five innings, Abhishek has contributed 142 runs at a strike rate of 116.39. He came back to form by hitting 75 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and continued his form with 42 against Gujarat Titans (GT). Although he could score only three against KKR, but is expected to deliver in the upcoming matches.