SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS DELHI DAREDEVILS: SRH VS DD HEAD TO HEAD, IPL 2018 SRH VS DD STATISTICAL PREVIEW AND IPL 2018 DD VS SRH ANALYSIS
In what will be their fifth home game of the season at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium and first game in almost a week, 2016 IPL winners Sunrisers Hyderabad will host perennial wooden-spooners Delhi Daredevils in Match no. 36 of Indian Premier League season 11 on Saturday (May 5). The IPL 2018 SRH vs DD match will be the first meeting of the season between these two teams. Both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils will head into the IPL SRH vs DD match after beating Rajasthan Royals in their respective last outings in the tournament. The Sunrisers Hyderabad will also be looking to reclaim the top position in the points table as MS Dhoni‘s Chennai Super Kings side has now overtaken them. On expected lines, the IPL 2018 DD vs SRH match will certainly be touted as a battle between the SRH bowlers and DD batsmen. Another thing to note ahead of the IPL DD vs SRH match is that Shreyas Iyer has made an impressive start to life as an IPL skipper after Gautam Gambhir announcement of stepping down from the post. Big ticket T20 stalwarts like New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, Glenn Maxwell, Jason Roy, Trent Boult, Rishabh Pant, Colin Munro, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Siddarth Kaul are likely to feature in this IPL SRH vs DD match. It must be noted ahead of the IPL DD vs SRH match that young Prithvi Shaw has been very impressive in his first few outings in the tournament and his batting at the top of the order will be key against the best bowling attack of IPL 2018. Ahead of this crucial IPL 2018 SRH vs DD match, we bring you the IPL 2018 DD vs SRH statistical preview, including the SRH vs DD Head to Head record. The DD vs SRH Head to Head record has also been analysed in detail below.
SRH vs DD Head to Head Record
The SRH vs DD Head to Head record is listed below:
Number of matches played – 10
Matches won by Sunrisers Hyderabad – 6
Matches won by Delhi Daredevils – 4
No Result – NA
The above IPL SRH vs DD Head to Head record includes all the 10 matches played between the two teams in the Indian Premier League over the last five years. The first ever IPL DD vs SRH encounter was played in the year 2013 which Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 3 wickets.
As can be seen from the DD vs SRH Head to Head record above, Saturday’s meeting between the two sides will only be their 11th meeting in the IPL. Out of the 10 previous matches, Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium has hosted 3 IPL DD vs SRH games in the past, while the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad has also played host to 3 IPL SRH vs DD matches.
Another key stat to note before the IPL 2018 SRH vs DD match is that Delhi Daredevils have won 3 of their last 4 encounters against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The first four IPL SRH vs DD matches was all won by Sunrisers. Also, it must be noted before the IPL 2018 DD vs SRH match that this will be the first meeting between these two teams in the ongoing IPL 2018 season and they will play the 2nd leg in Delhi on May 10. With a close SRH vs DD head to head record, Saturday’s IPL SRH vs DD match will be an opportunity for both sides to go out there and climb up the points table while also improving their respective DD vs SRH Head to Head numbers.
IPL 2018 SRH vs DD: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils Statistical Preview
Sunrisers Hyderabad had a hundred percent record in IPL 2018 before going down in back to back games Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings in between. Since then, they have bounced back in fine fashion by recording three wins in a row against defending champions Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals respectively. A key feature of their last three wins has been their world-class bowling attack which has excelled and made a habbit of defending low scores even in the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Delhi Daredevils, on the other hand, have once again struggled to find any consistency and lie in the sixth place in points table, having won just three of their first nine games of the season. They have looked much better under new skipper Shreyas Iyer. Therefore the IPL 2018 SRH vs DD match will be crucial for both sides as they seek to maintain or build momentum and work towards the ultimate goal of making it to the playoffs stages.
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson and coach Tom Moody will be hoping that their brilliant lineup of bowlers including Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Sandeep Sharma, Basil Thampi, Chris Jordan and Siddarth Kaul can continue from where they left off against Rajasthan and once again fire in tandem in the IPL 2018 DD vs SRH match as they have set the tournament alight in the first month. They will also be looking forward to welcome back the wily Bhuvneshwar Kumar from injury. Their batting has failed to rise up to the pressure with only skipper Kane Williamson managing a decent tally of runs in the tournament this year. The likes of Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Wriddhiman Saha will be under pressure going into the match against Delhi.
Delhi Daredevils, on the other hand, will once again be looking to Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant to carry their batting against a very strong SRH bowling lineup. Trent Boult will also be key with the ball as he is current Purple Cap holder in the tournament. They will also be expecting much more from star players like Glenn Maxwell and Colin Munro.
Ahead of the IPL SRH vs DD encounter on Saturday (May 5), we have compiled a list of relevant stats revolving around both these teams.
IPL 2018 SRH vs DD Statistical Preview
1 – Number of IPL titles won by Sunrisers Hyderabad
3 – Number of matches won by Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2018 so far
4 – SRH captain Kane Williamson is fourth on the list of highest run-getters in IPL 2018 with 322 runs in the tournament so far
4 – Number of half-centuries recorded by Kane Williamson and Shreyas Iyer in IPL 2018, the highest tally so far
4.40 – Sandeep Sharma’s economy rate in IPL 2018, least among all bowlers
6 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar is 6th on the list of the all-time list of IPL highest wicket-takers with 117 wickets to his name
6 – Number of matches won by Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2018 so far
7.85 – Sunrisers Hyderabad’s run-rate in IPL 2018, lowest among all the eight sides
11 – Number of wickets picked up by Siddarth Kaul in IPL 2018, joint second highest by any bowler in the tournament
13 – Number of wickets picked up by Trent Boult in IPL 2018, most by any bowler in the tournament
10 – Shikhar Dhawan is 10th on the list of all-time IPL highest run scorers. Next for Dhawan to leapfrog is AB de Villiers who is 40 runs ahead of the southpaw at this stage.
15 – Number of deliveries faced by Yusuf Pathan to record the second fastest half-century scored in the IPL
18 – Rashid Khan bowled 18 dot balls in SRH’s win over Mumbai Indians on April 12 which was the joint-most in an IPL game. Ravichandran Ashwin (twice) and Amit Mishra also hold the feat.
36 – Number of half-centuries scored by Gautam Gambhir in the IPL, highest tally in the history of tournament
40.4 – Sunrisers Hyderabad’s dot ball percentage in the death overs in IPL 2018, highest among the eight franchises
76 – Number of dot balls bowled by Rashid Khan in IPL 2018, second most by any bowler
92 – Number of wickets up by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for Sunrisers Hyderabad, most by any bowler
118 – The total defended by Sunrisers Hyderabad against Mumbai Indians on April 24, lowest in this year’s tournament
138 – Wickets picked up Amit Mishra in IPL, second highest tally in the history of this tournament
219 – Runs scored by Delhi Daredevils in their match against Kolkata Knight Riders, highest innings total in IPL 2018 so far
232 – Runs scored by Shikhar Dhawan in Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils encounters, second most by any batsman
375 – Runs scored by Delhi Daredevils batsman Rishabh Pant in IPL 2018, highest in the tournament so far
491 – Number of fours hit by Gautam Gambhir in the IPL, highest tally in the history of this tournament