The Sunrisers have fielded left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem alongside Rashid Khan in all three matches they must win to stay in the playoff race. Nadeem, who bowled a single over in the match against Delhi, dismissed Stoinis. Despite giving up 35 runs in the match against Bangalore .. De Villiers was knocked over. Suryakumar Yadav, who gave up only 19 runs in the match against Mumbai, dismissed Krunal Pandya in the same over and became the Player of the Match.
With Bhuvneshwar Kumar leaving the IPL due to injury, Sandeep Sharma is leading the pace squad. He has taken seven wickets in the last three matches with an economy of less than 7. Sandeep Sharma, who dismissed Dhawan, Pant, Kohli, Padikkal, Rohit, Decock and Ishant Kishan, played a key role in the Sunrisers’ success. In the 13-year history of the IPL, no bowler has taken more wickets than Sandeep Sharma in the power play. With Nadeem, Sandeep, Natarajan and Rashid Khan excelling, the Sunrisers bowling department has become stronger.
Jason Holder, who came into the team with the injury of Mitchell Marsh .. is bowling well with the new ball. Holder of ten wickets in five matches .. 26 runs in 10 balls against RCB gave the Sunrisers a solid victory. Holder, who took two wickets in the match against Mumbai, knocked over Pollard with a full toss in the final over.
Wriddhiman Saha is credited with playing a key role in the Sunrisers’ success. Bairstow struggling on UAE pitches .. Williamson thought it would be better to play in the middle order .. Bairstow was replaced by Sunrisers Saha as the opener. This bold change yielded an amazing result. Saha, who is known as a Test cricketer, has been making wonderful partnerships with Warner.
Saha, who scored 87 off 45 balls in the match against Delhi, scored 39 against Bangalore. He was unbeaten on 58 in the match against Mumbai. Warner-Saha have recorded two century partnerships in the last three matches.
Saha, who scored 115 off 55 balls for Punjab in the IPL final against Kolkata in 2014, is showing similar form again. In the match against Delhi, Saha’s counter-attack on bowlers like Rabada, Norway and Ashwin was truly amazing. If they all excel in playoff matches .. Sunrisers Cup is sure to hit.