Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns with Rajasthan Royals in the 5th Match of IPL 2022. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune will host this fixture on March 29 at 7:30 PM.
In IPL history, both teams have clashed in a total of 15 games of which 8 have been won by the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the rest 16 by Rajasthan Royals. Last year in 2021, Rajasthan Royals won by 55 Runs in their first clash against SRH. Meanwhile, SRH emerged on top defeating RR by 7 Wickets in their second outing together.
Both sides met each other for the first time on the 27th of April 2013 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium at Jaipur where Royals defeated Sunrisers by 8 Wickets. Whereas the last time the two teams met was in Dubai.
In their last encounter, batting first, Rajasthan scored 164 with the loss of four wickets. Sanju Samson high scored 84 off 57 while Yashasvi Jaiswal amassed 36 runs. Siddharth Kaul bagged two scalps. Sandeep Sharma, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, and Rashid Khan took a wicket apiece.
In the chase, 60 off 42 from Jason Roy and 51* off 41 from Kane Williamson helped Sunrisers secure the win with 9 balls to spare. Mustafizur Rahman, Mahipal Lomror, and Chetan Sakariya bagged a single scalp each for the Royals. It is going to be an enthralling match between two former IPL champions and fans should get ready for the nail-biting encounter.
Sunrisers had a miserable season in IPL 2021 as they finished at the bottom of the points table with just three wins in 14 matches. Overall their performance in the past few years has been very disappointing. The Hyderabad franchise won their maiden IPL title in the 2016 season, defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs in the final.
Sunrisers retained the services of three of their players, Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik ahead of the IPL auction. The opening slot could be taken by Rahul Tripathi and Abhishek Sharma or Williamson could promote himself to open the innings in IPL 2022. As the skipper, Kane Williamson would have to choose from a bunch of overseas talent in the Playing 11.
Sean Abbott, Glen Phillips, Aiden Markram, Romario Shepherd, Marco Jansen are some overseas names freshly added to the squad. Nicholas Pooran will daunt the wicketkeeping gloves and will add firepower to the squad. Coming to the bowlers, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, and T. Natarajan form the perfect bowling attack.
Rajasthan Royals are on the same boat as SRH as they won their maiden IPL title way back in the inaugural edition of IPL in 2008. Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in the final by three wickets. Their performance has seen a steep decline in the past years. They failed to reach the playoffs in the past three years.
Royals retained the services of Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Jos Butler ahead of the mega auction. This year they made some strong additions to their squad with the main focus on making their top order strong. Sanju Samson will continue as their leader for the second time. The opening spot will be reserved for Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Butler who did well in the past edition. Devdutt Padikkal should continue to play at No. 3 as mentioned by RR management post the Auction.
Their middle-order should see captain Sanju Samson playing at No. 4, followed by aggressive former Capitals power hitter, Shimron Hetmyer. Coming to the bowling, the Royals have a fine blend of experience and young blood in their arsenal. Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Ravichandran Ashwin form the perfect bowling attack alongside Navdeep Saini and Prasidh Krishna serving as powerplay specialists.
SRH vs RR Head to Head Records
|Played||Won by SRH||Won by RR||Tie||No Result|
|27-Sept-2021||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7 Wickets||Dubai|
|2-May-2021||Rajasthan Royals||55 Runs||Delhi|
|22-Oct-2020||Sunrisers Hyderabad||8 Wickets||Dubai|
|11-Oct-2020||Rajasthan Royals||5 Wickets||Dubai|
|27-Apr-2019||Rajasthan Royals||7 Wickets||Jaipur|
|29-Mar-2019||Sunrisers Hyderabad||5 Wickets||Hyderabad|
|29-Apr-2018||Sunrisers Hyderabad||11 Runs||Jaipur|
|9-Apr-2018||Sunrisers Hyderabad||9 Wickets||Hyderabad|
|6-May-2015||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7 Runs||Mumbai|
|15-Apr-2015||Rajasthan Royals||6 Wickets||Visakhapatnam|
|7-May-2014||Sunrisers Hyderabad||32 Runs||Ahmedabad|
|17-Apr-2014||Rajasthan Royals||4 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|21-May-2013||Rajasthan Royals||4 Wickets||Delhi|
|16-May-2013||Sunrisers Hyderabad||23 Runs||Hyderabad|
|26-Apr-2013||Rajasthan Royals||8 Wickets||Jaipur|
Top Batsmen with Most Runs in SRH vs RR Head to Head
The captain of the Royals, Sanju Samson is ruling the chart for the most runs in SRH vs RR Head to Head at 512 Runs. Followed by Ajinkya Rahane at 347 who found his way into Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction
Top Bowlers with Most Wickets in SRH vs RR Head to Head
Jamer Faulkner boasts the most number of wickets in SRH vs RR head to head with 12 Wickets. Followed by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar with 10 Wickets who remain intact in the current SRH squad.
IPL 2022 Group A & Group B
|Mumbai Indian||Chennai Super Kings|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Rajasthan Royals||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Delhi Capitals||Punjab Kings|
|Lucknow Super Giants||Gujarat Titans|
IPL 2022: SRH Full Squad
Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, J Suchith, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Saurabh Dubey, Vishnu Vinod, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
IPL 2022: RR Full Squad
Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell.
SRH IPL 2022 Schedule
|March 29, 2022||SRH vs RR||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|April 4, 2022||SRH vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|April 9, 2022||CSK vs SRH||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|April 11, 2022||SRH vs GT||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|April 15, 2022||SRH vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 17, 2022||PBKS vs SRH||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 23, 2022||RCB vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 27, 2022||GT vs SRH||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|May 1, 2022||SRH vs CSK||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|May 5, 2022||DC vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|May 8, 2022||SRH vs RCB||3:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|May 14, 2022||KKR vs SRH||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|May 17, 2022||MI vs SRH||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|May 22, 2022||SRH vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|