IPL 2021 Match 40 SRH vs RR: Preview, predicted XI, fantasy picks

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Published on: Sep 26, 2021

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A deflated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face an inconsistent Rajasthan Royals (RR) in match number 40 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. With one win from nine games, there is no way SRH are going to make it to the playoffs. In fact it would be quite an achievement if they end up anywhere above the last position.

As of RR, they were extremely lucky to get two points against Punjab Kings (PBKS). They were the first to admit that they didn’t deserve to win but were happy to take home the points. Against a much more accomplished Delhi Capitals (DC), their weaknesses stood thoroughly exposed, especially with the bat. They need to find a better combination, knowing their big guns are missing

In the last match, SRH went down to PBKS by five runs. To be honest though, it was only a gem of a performance from Jason Holder that kept them in the game. Otherwise, they would have got nowhere close. Their batters and bowlers will need to lift their game significantly.

While SRH are out of contention, RR are at the sixth position in the points table. They have four wins and could still sneak into the last four. But they need to display better consistency. Their batting is heavily dependent on skipper Sanju Samson for now.

SRH could try out Jason Roy instead of David Warner and Priyam Garg instead of Kedar Jadhav. They need to make some changes for sure.

SRH’s predicted XI: Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (c), Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma

RR should ideally bring back both Evin Lewis and Chris Morris. The rest can be retained but need to perform.

RR’s predicted XI: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Kartik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman

Top fantasy picks for RRR vs SRH: Kane Williamson, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Chetan Sakariya

Renin Wilben Albert

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