Hyderabad vs Chennai Match Prediction, Pitch Report, and Key Players

 

Hyderabad and Chennai will be playing the 44th match of the Indian T20 League today at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The game will be starting at 7:30 PM (IST), and the live streaming of the match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

On April 28th, both the teams played the first game of the 2021 season. Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat. David Warner and Manish Pandey helped Hyderabad reach a total of 171 runs in 20 overs. Warner made 57 runs off 55 deliveries, and Pandey made 61 off 46. For Chennai, Lungi Ngidi picked two wickets in four overs and gave away 35 runs. He was the leading wicket-taker for Chennai in the game.

Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad opened the innings for Chennai. They both added 129 runs for the first wicket. Gaikwad made 75 runs off 44 deliveries before getting dismissed off the bowling of Rashid Khan. Rashid picked two more wickets of du Plessis and Moeen Ali. However, he couldn’t stop the momentum gained by Chennai, and eventually, the match ended in Chennai’s favor. Chennai won the game by seven wickets in 18.3 overs. Gaikwad was adjudged player of the game for his batting performance. In this article, we have included probable playing 11 today, today's match pitch report, weather report today, today's match prediction, and fantasy cricket tips.

Hyderabad vs Chennai Head to Head

Hyderabad and Chennai have played 16 games in the Indian T20 League. Chennai has a dominant run in the Chennai vs Hyderabad head-to-head encounters. Hyderabad has managed to win only four games, while Chennai has won 12 games.

Hyderabad vs Chennai Playing 11 Today Match

Hyderabad Playing 11 

David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (c), Kedar Jadhav, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Chennai Playing 11

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood

Hyderabad vs Chennai Key Players in Today’s Match

Hyderabad

1. David Warner

There have been a number of players who have been keys to their team's success over the years, and for Hyderabad, David Warner has provided a lot of action under pressure. Warner was dismissed by the third ball of the game, bowled by Anrich Nortje in the match against Delhi.

The Sunrisers are missing Jonny Bairstow in the team, and they'll need good starts from Warner. Warner is so consistent that it's hard to stop him once he gets going. He can tackle tricky overs with minimal risk, and he's willing to do the dirty work.

2. Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson was instrumental in the SRH lineup during the last two or three years, but he has not played well recently. Recently, he has moved from batting in the middle of the order to batting at the top of the order, and so far, he seems unable to embrace this new role fully.

In the previous game against Delhi, he scored 18 off 26 balls. He was never able to get going. Williamson is a great batsman in all formats of the game. His excellent T20I batting skills are well documented, but he has the ability to play different types of cricket at different venues with different pitches.

Chennai

1. Faf du Plessis

The former South African captain has been one of the mainstays of CSK since 2012. This season, du Plessis is fourth on the list of players with the most runs. He has scored 320 runs in eight matches till now and is looking to add to that total by demonstrating his class during the clash with Hyderabad.

2. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad has impressed everyone since he made his debut in 2020. He scored 284 runs in the 2021 season. As a batsman, his 88 not-out runs in the match against Mumbai on September 19 were really helpful to Chennai.

Hyderabad vs Chennai Today Match Fantasy Team Suggestion

This section contains a fantasy team for the Hyderabad vs Chennai game.

  • Batsmen: David Warner, Kane Williamson, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis
  • Wicketkeeper: MS Dhoni
  • All-rounders: Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo
  • Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur

You can pick David Warner or Ruturaj Gaikwad as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Kane Williamson or Faf du Plessis as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.

Today Indian T20 League Match Pitch Report and Weather Report

Live Pitch Report Today Match

Hyderabad and Chennai will be playing this game at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. This venue is traditionally conducive to stroke players. The short boundaries will be the bowlers' main enemy since, if they consistently bowl short and wide, they will undoubtedly be punished. The pacers should make sure to hit the crease hard, and if they do that they'll pick a lot of wickets. While the bowlers will try to avoid giving away runs quickly, the batsmen can score runs quickly since the ball travels fast under lights and the boundaries here are short.

Today’s Weather Report

The match will start at 7:00 PM local time. The temperature will be around 29°C. It'll be clear, very warm, and very humid with humidity ranging over 70%.

Hyderabad vs Chennai Today Cricket Match Prediction

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