Sunrisers Hyderabad, Wriddhiman Saha, IPL 2021
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Image Credit: Twitter)

SRH vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 37. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings will lock horns in their next encounter of IPL 2021. Both the teams hold the bottom spots in IPL 2021 points table. While Punjab Kings take the 7th spot in the points table, Sunrisers Hyderabad are placed on the last 8th spot.

Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their previous match of IPL 2021 to Delhi Capitals. Batting first, SRH made a slow batting approach after losing opener David Warner for a duck. In 9.5 overs, SRH had reached only 60 runs. Among the top 5 batsmen, no one could surpass the 20-run individual score. In the end, SRH reached 134-9. DC’s Kagiso Rabada picked 3 wickets while Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel picked 2 wickets each.

Shreyad Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. Credits: IPL

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Later, Delhi Capitals witnessed a great knock by opener Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 42 runs. After both the openers were out at 72, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant took the charge of the chase. With an unbeaten 67-run stand, they bagged the winning runs for the team with ease.

Talking about Punjab Kings, the KL Rahul-led side lost their previous encounter to Rajasthan Royals by 2 runs. Batting first, RR witnessed a 54-run stand by openers Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal. Later, Mahipal Lomror scored 43 runs to take RR to a powerful total of 185-10.

Mahipal Lomror
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While chasing, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal made an astonishing start for Punjab Kings. Both scored an opening stand of 120 runs in just 11.5 overs. In the end, PBKS just needed 4 runs off the final over and it looked like they will pull off a victory. However, pacer Kartik Tyagi bowled an impeccable over, picking 2 wickets and conceding just 1 run. As a result, RR won the match by 2 runs giving a big shock to the opposition and fans.

SRH vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 37

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SRH vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 37

The Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings match will take place on September 25 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. According to weather.com, the temperature will be about 31° Celcius during the evening, when the match is about to take place. There are only 6% chances of rains, hence, the match will not be affected by rains.

The average 1st innings score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium is 149 while the average 2nd innings score is 131. Hence, it is not a high-scoring ground. A total of 150-160 can be a good score to defend.

The team batting first has won 9 times while the team batting second has won 4 times. Hence, it looks like batting first is more beneficial at the stadium. So far, spinners have got good assistance in UAE stadiums in IPL 2021. Batsmen have faced it hard to score runs with only one match seeing 180+ scores by both the teams.