Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will play the 16th match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) on 19th April 2018 at IS Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. Weather forecasted to be hot with the temperature around 30ºC during match hours.
IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH Pitch Report
Mohali pitch is a hard and flat wicket; a batting-friendly pitch, a high scoring game can be seen as the last match. Pitch also has even grass covering. This match can see a 200+ score with this kind of pitch and the batting line-up both teams has.
IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH Team News
Kings XI Punjab are at the third place in the points table just behind Sunrisers Hyderabad on with 4 points in three matches (2 wins and 1 loss). Sunrisers Hyderabad are the only undefeated team in this tournament. Sunrisers are on the second place in the IPL 2018 points table with six points after winning all the three matches played. After winning this match Sunrisers Hyderabad will be on the top of the points table.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Team News
Kings XI Punjab have won both the match at IS Bindra Stadium this season. Axar Patel is suffering from the thigh strain and will be missing this match. Most probably Kings XI Punjab will be going with the same playing XI.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Team News
Sunrisers Hyderabad are having 100% record in this season in three matches and are likely to play with the same playing XI.
IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH Head to Head
10 matches are played between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders, out of which Sunrisers Hyderabad have won 8 of them and Kings XI Punjab have won only two of those. Sunrisers Hyderabad are undefeated by Kings XI Punjab in last six matches stretching through last three seasons.
And at Mohali Sunrisers are undefeated by Kings XI Punjab; Sunrisers Hyderabad won all the four matches played between them at Mohali.
|Total||KXIP Won||SRH Won|
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IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH Match Prediction
Sunrisers Hyderabad are looking the strongest team in this season of IPL, in both department batting and bowling. They have five specialist bowlers and don’t require any extra bowler to complete the overs. In our prediction, with the batting line-up, Sunrisers are going to 200+ at Mohali and their bowlers are capable to defend this total.
Kings XI Punjab will have to take early wickets to win this match and also their lower middle order is a bit of concern.
Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH Who Will Win?
In our prediction with Sunrisers Hyderabad winning all the four matches against Kings XI Punjab here at Mohali and with the kind of form they are in; it’s Sunrisers Hyderabad who are going to win this match.
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 16 KXIP vs SRH
Venue: IS Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Date: 19th April, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat first.
Result: Kings XI Punjab won by 15 Runs.
Playing XI for KXIP: KL Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Barinder Sran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Playing XI for SRH: Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Rashid Khan, Bhuveshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Chris Jordan.