Ipl7 Sun­ris­ers Need Win to Keep Play­offs in Sight

The Economic Times - - Sports -

Sun­ris­ers Hy­der­abad will need to beat Kings XI Pun­jab to stay within reach of a top four fin­ish as the two sides clash in Hy­der­abad. They are cur­rently a spot be­low, with the Kolkata Knight Rid­ers their ad­ver­sary in the bat­tle for a play­off spot. The Kings XI Pun­jab have had a ram­pag­ing cam­paign in this edi­tion, but the Kolkata Knight Rid­ers man­aged to get the bet­ter of them in their last match. The Pun­jab side will be ea­ger to bounce back from the loss. TheKings’starpairGlen­nMaxwell and David Miller re­main their great­est threat, while Viren­der Se­hwag hasjoinedthe party in­his own ca­pac­ity. Their cap­tain Ge­orge Bai­ley has been no slouch ei­ther. The hosts will need the com­bined mightofAaronFinch,DavidWarner, Shi k ha r Dhawan a nd Dar­ren Sammy to out­mus­cle the Kings. Dale Steyn and Bhu­vnesh­war Ku­mar have been in ex­cel­lent form with the ball as well.

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