Sunrisers Hyderabad will be commencing their IPL 2022 outing on the back of an underwhelming season the previous year. The 2016 champions failed to qualify for playoffs last year. Banking on the youngsters, apart from Kane Williamson, the Hyderabad-based team retained, Abdul Samad and Umran Malik. In the mega-auction, the team got hold of players like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan and Nicholas Pooran. The bunch of players SRH have in their team have the potential to recreate their 2016 campaign.
On the other side, Sanju Samson‘s Rajasthan Royals will go toe-to-toe with the other nine teams with players like Jos Butler, Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal by their side. RR have been struggling to qualify for the playoffs for the past few years, under the guidance of the Sri Lankan duo of Kumar Sangakkara and Lasith Malinga, the fans will expect a miraculous season from the team. The Jaipur-based franchise has a pure blend of youngsters and veterans.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, SRH edges out RR by a sole victory. The two franchises have faced off on 15 occasions, Hyderabad won eight games while Rajasthan emerged victorious on seven instances. In the last game between the two teams, SRH won the match by seven wickets.
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