Hyderabad vs Punjab Head to Head Stats
The Hyderabad and Punjab teams have had some eventful clashes over the years. The Hyderabad team has won the Indian T20 premier league twice, while the Punjab franchise’s best attempt was making it to the final in 2014, where it faced a last-over defeat against Kolkata. Given below are the details of the contests between these two teams.
Hyderabad has dominated Punjab in their clashes. They first faced off in the 2013 Indian T20 Cricket League, when the Hyderabad team made their debut. Hyderabad won that game by five wickets, chasing down 124 comfortably. They won both their games against Punjab that season.
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Hyderabad Vs Punjab Match Schedule
Sun 17th Apr – 3:30 PM
Punjab vs Hyderabad
Sun 22nd May – 7:30 pm
Hyderabad vs Punjab
Hyderabad vs Punjab Head-to-Head Record
Hyderabad team stats
The Hyderabad team has the upper hand against Punjab. They have won 8 out of 12 games batting first and 4 out of 6 chasings, with a success rate of 66.66%. Hyderabad’s top score is 212, whereas their lowest total against Punjab is 114. Between May 2014 and April 2017, Hyderabad recorded 6 consecutive wins against Punjab.
Punjab team stats
Punjab have won 6 out of their 18 matches against Hyderabad, 3 each batting first and chasing. They have scored 152.6 runs per innings against Hyderabad, their highest total being 211 and the lowest being 119.
Hyderabad vs Punjab: Top performing batters
The following are the top-scoring batters for Hyderabad vs Punjab games:
Warner is the only player in the Indian T20 cricket league to have won the Orange Cap thrice. He has plundered plenty of runs against Punjab. He was captain of the Hyderabad franchise and will play for Delhi in 2022.
2. Lokesh Rahul – 307 runs
The Lucknow franchise’s current captain and India’s vice-captain Lokesh Rahul has scored 307 runs in Hyderabad vs. Punjab matches while winning the Orange Cap once. He has played for both sides-Punjab and Hyderabad.
3. Shikhar Dhawan – 259 runs
Dhawan has played 92 games for the Hyderabad franchise. Between 2013 and 2018, in games against Punjab, he has scored 259 runs. He will play for Punjab in the 2022 edition.
Highest Individual Scores
1. Chris Gayle
Playing for the Punjab franchise, Gayle scored 104-not-out off just 63 deliveries on April 19, 2018, including 1 four and 11 sixes, in a brilliant display of batting on a tricky pitch. Punjab won that game by 15 runs.
2. Jonny Bairstow
On October 8, 2020, Bairstow’s 55-ball 97 blew away Punjab. His innings was laced with 7 fours and 6 sixes. His opening stand of 160 runs with David Warner took the game away from Punjab. Hyderabad won by 69 runs.
3. Hashim Amla
Amla’s 56-ball 96, while opening for Punjab opener on May 14, 2016, took them to 179 runs in their 20 overs against Hyderabad. However, it was not enough, as Hyderabad reached the target in the last over.
Hyderabad vs. Punjab: Top performing bowlers
Kumar has taken 20 wickets in Hyderabad vs. Punjab encounters. He joined the Hyderabad franchise in 2014. While he was released by the team at the end of the 2021 season, he was picked up by them once again in the mega auction in 2022.
2. Rashid Khan
Afghanistan’s most prolific player and bowling all-rounder Rashid Khan has picked up 18 wickets for Hyderabad vs. Punjab encounters.
3. Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep has played for both Punjab and Hyderabad, picking 18 wickets in these encounters.
Best Bowling Figures
1. Ankit Rajpoot
On April 26, 2018, Rajpoot took 5 wickets for just 14 runs in his 4 overs. He managed to dismiss the top 4 batsmen of the Hyderabad team. However, despite his heroics, the Punjab team, chasing 133, collapsed for 119 all out.
2. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
A fourth of Kumar’s 20-wicket haul in Hyderabad vs. Punjab matches came during their clash on April 17, 2017. Punjab were set a target of 160. However, Kumar’s 5/19 ensured that they were bowled out for 154.
3. Lakshmipathy Balaji
On April 21, 2014, Balaji grabbed 4 wickets for just 13 runs to dismiss Hyderabad for 121 runs in reply to Punjab’s 193 for 6 wickets. Punjab went on to reach the final that season.
The expected squads will be decided once the injury list and player availability are revealed. Due to the current tours of the England team to the West Indies and South Africa’s forthcoming series in Bangladesh, the squad availability will be revealed only by the end of March.
Kane Williamson (Captain), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Abdul Samad, Romario Shephard, Washington Sundar, Kartik Tyagi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and T Natarajan.
KL Rahul (c &wk), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
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