IPL 2020 Match 40- Hyderabad vs. Rajasthan Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Rajasthan Royals tonight, October 22, 2020, in the 40th match of IPL 2020 which will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
RR and SRH sit at the 6th and 7th position in the points table with 8 and 6 points respectively. Let's take a look at the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
Fantasy League picks
Rahul Tewatia is in a great form this season. He is proficient with the bat and the ball as well. He has scored 222 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 145 and scalped 7 wickets at an economy rate of 7.38.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Johnny Bairstow is SRH's one of the highest run-scorers this season with 316 runs in 9 matches. This wicket-keeper batsman is capable of hitting the ball over the boundary line and give SRH a start they need to post a big score. Steve Smith is back to his hard hitting ways. He has scored 246 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 129.
Jos Buttler plays the role of a finisher in RR's team. He has scored 262 runs in 9 matches this season with a strike rate of 143.
Although Sanju Samson has a strike rate of over 150, he is struggling to maintain his form. After scoring big for RR early in the season, he has been out of form in the last 8 matches.
T Natarajan, Rashid Khan are two of the best wicket-taking options for Hyderabad. Jofra Archer on the other hand, has taken 13 wickets in 10 matches at an economy rate of 6.75.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
As far as Fantasy Prediction goes, Rajasthan Royals are showing some promise after putting up some great performance in the last few matches.
My XI– Jonny Bairstow (Captain), Steve Smith (Vice-Captain), Jos Buttler, T Natarajan, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Rashid Khan, David Warner, Priyam Garg, Kartik Tyagi, Vijay Shankar.
Probable XI (RR)- Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (wk), Steven Smith (c), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Kartik Tyagi.
Probable XI (SRH)- David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson/Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi.