Experts are expecting a tough and competitive game when the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) face off in the 52nd match of the IPL 2023 season. The coin toss is set to happen at 7:00 PM, half an hour before the match begins. RR and SRH both lost their previous matches - RR to GT and SRH to KKR. RR is currently ranked 4th in the points table with 10 points and aims to dethrone GT, who has 12 points and sits at the top. Whereas, SRH will focus on winning all the matches from here and be on the top 4 list. It is expected to be a demanding and competitive clash between two strong teams.
- Match: Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad, 52th Match of IPL 2023
- Day: Sunday
- Date: 7th May 2023
- Time: 07:30 PM IST
- Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
RR vs SRH Head-to-Head
In the history of the Indian Premier League, the Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad have played against each other 17 times.Rajasthan Royals emerged victorious in 9 matches, while Sunrisers Hyderabad won 8 matches.
RR vs SRH Last Meeting
In the TATA IPL 2023 Match 4, Rajasthan Royals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by a huge margin of 72 runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The Rajasthan Royals team posted a massive total of 203/5, thanks to half-centuries from Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Sanju Samson. The SRH team had a tough time chasing the target, as the RR bowlers, led by Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal, dominated the proceedings. Boult bowled a fantastic first spell, taking 2 wickets for just 8 runs in his 3 overs. Chahal was the star of the show in the bowling department for RR, finishing with impressive figures of 4/17. The SRH team never got going in the innings, and despite some late hitting from Abdul Samad and Umran Malik, they fell short by a big margin. RR's dominant performance in all aspects of the game ensured their victory in the match.
In the absence of regular captain Aiden Markram, Bhuvneshwar Kumar won the toss and chose to bowl as Sunrisers Hyderabad faced Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match. Several players, including Mayank Agarwal, Harry Brook, Adil Rashid, and Glenn Phillips, made their debut for SRH. RR gave debuts to KM Asif and Jason Holder, while Yashasvi Jaiswal started the innings strongly with a flurry of boundaries. Jaiswal and Jos Buttler put on an impressive partnership, accumulating 85 runs in the first six overs. Jos Buttler completed his half-century off just 20 balls before being dismissed by T Natarajan. Jaiswal also reached his fifty before falling to Fazal Farooqi. Sanju Samson scored a fifty off 28 balls, while SRH finished well, conceding only 33 runs in the last four overs. RR posted a challenging total of 203/5 in their 20 overs.
Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable Playing 11 of Rajasthan Royals:
1. Yashasvi Jaiswal
2. Jos Buttler
3. Sanju Samson (c & wk)
4. Dhruv Jurel
5. Devdutt Padikkal
6. Ravichandran Ashwin
7. Shimron Hetmyer
8. Trent Boult
9. Jason Holder
10. Sandeep Sharma
11. Yuzvendra Chahal
Sunrisers Hyderabad Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable Playing 11 of Sunrisers Hyderabad:
1. Mayank Agarwal
2. Harry Brook
3. Rahul Tripathi
4. Abhishek Sharma
5. Aiden Markram (c)
6. Washington Sundar
7. Heinrich Klaasen (wk)
8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
9. Mayank Markande
10. Umran Malik
11. T Natarajan
Rajasthan Royals Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only, and the top players for Rajasthan Royals may have changed. Additionally, the team has a strong squad with experienced players.
Here are the stats of the top 5 players of RR:
Sunrisers Hyderabad Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only, and the top players for Sunrisers Hyderabad may have changed. Additionally, the team has a strong squad with experienced players.
Here are the stats of the top 5 players of SRH:
IPL 2023 Match 52 RR vs SRH Fantasy Team
1. Yashasvi Jaiswal (c)
2. Rahul Tripathi
3. Jos Buttler
4. Sanju Samson
5. Heinrich Klaasen
6. Washington Sundar
7. Ravichandran Ashwin
8. Mayank Markande (vc)
9. Trent Boult
10. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
11. Yuzvendra Chahal
Captain: Yashasvi Jaiswal
You may want to consider selecting Yashasvi Jaiswal as the captain for your fantasy 11 team because he has been consistently performing well in recent matches and has been making significant contributions to his team's total runs. Jaiswal has played in 9 IPL matches and has scored a total of 428 runs, with his highest score being 124. He has scored one century and achieved three half-centuries so far in his IPL career, with a strike rate of 159.70 and an average of 47.56 in 268 balls faced. Jaiswal has also hit a total of 74 boundaries in the IPL 2023 season. At present, he is in 2nd place in the race for the Orange Cap in the IPL 2023.
Vice Captain: Mayank Markande
You may want to consider selecting Mayank Markande as the vice-captain of your fantasy 11 team due to his consistent performance in recent matches, where he has been contributing significantly to the team's total wickets. Mayank Markande has played five matches in the current season and has taken eight wickets with his best score being 4/15. His economy is 6.25 and his average is 12.50. As of now, he is ranked 12th in the race for the Purple Cap in IPL 2023.
Top Picks – Batsmen for IPL 2023 Match 52
1. Yashasvi Jaiswal: In his IPL career, Yashasvi Jaiswal has played 33 matches and batted in 33 innings, scoring a total of 989 runs. His highest score in IPL is 124 runs. He has recorded one century and six half centuries in the IPL and has scored 30 or more runs on eight occasions. Yashasvi Jaiswal has an IPL career strike rate of 144.3 and an average of 29.96. During his time in the IPL, he has hit 160 boundaries, including 119 fours and 41 sixes.
2. Rahul Tripathi: In 86 IPL matches, Rahul Tripathi has scored 2003 runs in 84 innings, with his highest score being 93. Although he has not scored any centuries, he has made 11 half centuries and scored 30+ runs in 17 IPL matches. Rahul Tripathi has a strike rate of 137.6 and an average of 23.29. He has hit a total of 271 boundaries in IPL, with 197 fours and 74 sixes to his credit.
3. Jos Buttler: In his IPL career so far, Jos Buttler has played 91 matches and batted 90 innings, scoring 3128 runs. His highest score in IPL is 124. Jos Buttler has made five centuries and 18 half-centuries in IPL, along with 13 scores of 30 runs or more. His strike rate in the IPL is 148.7, and he has an average of 34.37. Jos Buttler has hit a total of 453 boundaries in IPL, with 308 fours and 145 sixes.
4. Sanju Samson: He has participated in 146 IPL matches and has amassed 3724 runs in 142 innings. His highest individual score in the IPL is 119. During his IPL career, he has scored 3 centuries, 19 half-centuries and has registered 29 times 30+ or more runs. He has a strike rate of 136.4 and an average of 25.50 in 2729 IPL deliveries. Sanju Samson has hit a total of 463 boundaries, consisting of 293 fours and 170 sixes in the IPL.
5. Heinrich Klaasen: In the IPL, Heinrich Klaasen has participated in 14 matches, scored 255 runs in 12 innings, and his highest score was 53. Although he hasn't scored any centuries, he has one half-century to his name and has scored 30+ runs four times. Klaasen's strike rate is 158.3, and his average is 18.21. He has made a total of 30 boundaries with 18 fours and 12 sixes.
Top Picks – All Rounders for IPL 2023 Match 52
6. Washington Sundar: He has played 116 matches so far and scored 1087 runs with an average of 19.76 and a strike rate of 122.27. He has taken 90 wickets as well in his career. Washington Sundar has taken a total of 33 wickets in 52 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 28.72 and an average of 35.00. He has bowled 948 balls in the IPL, including 1 maiden over. He has taken 2 wickets 6 times and 3 wickets 2 times.
7. Ravichandran Ashwin: In his 82 IPL appearances, he has scored 704 runs at an average of 3.70 in 590 balls faced, hitting 79 boundaries and a highest score of 50. He's recorded 1 half-century with a strike rate of 119.3. With 165 wickets in 188 IPL innings, his bowling average is 28.76 and a strike rate of 24.65. Ashwin has taken 2 wickets 33 times and 3 wickets 8 times in his 4068 balls, including 4 maiden overs. He's yet to hit an IPL century.
Top Picks – Bowler for IPL 2023 Match 52
8. Mayank Markande: In 24 innings of the IPL, Mayank Markande has taken 25 wickets with a strike rate of 18.24 and an average of 24.40. He has bowled 456 balls without a maiden over and has taken two wickets three times and three wickets three times. In the current season, he has played five matches, taking eight wickets, and his best individual score was 4/15. His average is 12.50, and his economy is 6.25.
9. Trent Boult: He has taken 101 wickets in 84 Indian Premier League innings, with a strike rate of 19.13 and an average of 26.39. He has bowled a total of 1933 balls in the IPL, including 10 maiden overs. Boult has taken two wickets on 22 occasions, and three wickets on 7 occasions.
10. Bhuvneshwar Kumar: In 153 IPL innings, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 159 wickets with a strike rate of 21.41 and an average of 26.09. He has bowled 3405 balls with 12 maiden overs, and has taken 2 wickets 31 times, 3 wickets 12 times, and 5 wickets once.
11. Yuzvendra Chahal: He has taken 169 wickets in his 131 innings of IPL matches, with a strike rate of 17.04 and an average of 21.58. He has delivered a total of 2880 balls, including 4 Maiden overs. Chahal has taken 2 wickets 32 times, 3 wickets 16 times, and 5 wickets 1 time in his IPL career.
RR vs SRH Game Prediction
In the ongoing IPL 2023 season, Rajasthan Royals have played ten matches, out of which they have won five and lost five. With ten points, they occupy the 4th position in the points table with the current net run rate of 0.448.
On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad have also participated in nine matches, winning three and losing six games. They currently hold the 9th position in the points table with six points and with the net run rate of -0.540.
So, according to experts at Frolic11 Rajasthan Royals have a 59% chance of winning the game.
Best Batter of the Match
Yashasvi Jaiswal is considered the best batter of the match due to his consistent performance in recent games, making a significant contribution to the team's overall run tally. With a total of 442 runs in 10 IPL matches, Jaiswal has scored one century and three half-centuries, and his highest score in the IPL is 124. He boasts a strike rate of 144.25, and an average of 44.20 in the IPL 2023 season. He is currently in 2nd place for the Orange Cap, awarded to the leading run-scorer in the IPL.
Best Bowler of the Match
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been consistently performing well in recent matches, making him the standout bowler of the match. In the current season, he has played in nine matches and taken eight wickets, with his best figures being 2/11. Currently, he has an average of 30.88, a strike rate of 23.25, and an economy of 7.97.
Match 52: RR vs LSG Pitch and Weather Report
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium's pitch is usually firm and even, providing a good bounce to the ball. Batsmen usually have an advantage as the ball comes on to the bat nicely due to the hard surface.
- 1st Inning Pitch Behaviour: Advantage for batsmen fast bowlers
- 2nd Inning Pitch Behaviour: Slight advantage for spinner
- Initial Ball Movement (1st Inning): Less chance
- Initial Spin Movement (1st Inning): Sight chance of turn on pitch
- Middle Over: Slowdown of pitch
- Due factor: Less chance of due
- Pitch Nature: Dry pitch
Additionally, the relatively small boundaries at the stadium allow for more boundary hits. However, the pitch is not entirely unfavourable to bowlers. In evening matches, there is some seam and swing movement for the ball initially. Furthermore, the pitch is well-known for being beneficial to spin bowlers, especially in the later stages of the game.
As per the weather forecast for May 7th, 2023, Jaipur is likely to experience moderate weather with a temperature of 37℃ at the time of the match, 16 km/h wind speed, and 30% humidity.
The warm climate has led to a steady pitch that gives an advantage to the batsmen, allowing them to score more boundaries. Nevertheless, there is a possibility of the ball swinging or deviating off the surface during the initial phase of the game, which could benefit both bowlers and batsmen. Despite this, the weather and pitch conditions may prove crucial in deciding the game's result.
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The upcoming match between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad is highly anticipated, as both teams aim to secure two valuable points. Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are currently ranked 9th on the IPL 2023 points table, are particularly eager to win this game. While it's difficult to predict the outcome of the match, our cricket experts predict that Rajasthan Royals have an edge and are expected to come out as the victors against Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 7th, 2023.