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Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans, IPL 2024: Probable Playing XIs Of Both Teams, Impact Subs And More | Cricket News

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Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans, IPL 2024: Probable Playing XIs Of Both Teams, Impact Subs And More | Cricket News

The 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will host five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 8 of the IPL 2024 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The Sunrisers led by new skipper Pat Cummins started their IPL 2024 season against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on March 23. SRH almost grabbed a thrilling win in their chase but KKR registered a four-run victory.

On the other hand, Hardik Pandya-led MI played their IPL 2024 opener against Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on March 24. After restricting GT to a reasonable total of 168, MI’s middle order collapsed in the chase. six points ahead of the target.

Ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad’s clash with Mumbai Indians in Hyderabad, we look at the predicted XIs of both sides.

SRH predicts XI

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal had a good start to IPL 2024 for SRH. He scored a quick 32 in the run chase, which took SRH to 65 in the powerplay. The right-handed batsman has scored over 2,600 runs in 124 IPL matches.

Abhishek Sharma

Abhishek Sharma is one of the best hitters in SRH’s squad when it comes to playing spin. In SRH’s IPL 2024 opener, Abhishek looked sublime, hitting a 19-ball 32 before being dismissed.

Rahul Tripathi

Rahul Tripathi fought against KKR at the Eden Gardens and scored just 20. However, he has scored more than 2,000 runs in 90 IPL matches and will be hoping for a quick turnaround in form.

Aiden Markram

South African T20I skipper Aiden Markram plays a crucial role in SRH’s middle order. Markram scored just 18 runs in SRH’s opening match against KKR this season but will look to add to his 793 runs in the IPL in the upcoming match.

Abdul Samad

Abdul Samad, one of the four players SRH have retained ahead of the 2022 IPL auction, is yet to perform at his best. Samad has scored 410 IPL runs in 35 matches at a strike rate of 137.58 and he will look to make a bigger impact with the bat in IPL 2024.

Heinrich Klaasen (wicketkeeper)

South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen almost registered a nail-biting victory against KKR by scoring a magnificent 29-ball 63. He made 448 runs in 11 innings at a strike rate of 177.07 in IPL 2023 and is looking good this season.

Shahbaz Ahmed

Shahbaz Ahmed was traded from RCB to SRH ahead of the mini-auction in December last year. In total, Shahbaz has scored 337 runs and collected 14 wickets in 40 IPL matches.

Marco Jansen

South African all-rounder Marco Jansen has been in excellent form with bat and ball since the 2023 ODI World Cup. Jansen is more than capable of contributing with the bat as well and has taken 19 wickets in the IPL so far.

Pat Cummins (captain)

Pat Cummins had a wonderful 2023 as Australia’s World Cup captain, in addition to retaining the Ashes. A born leader, Cummins has played match-winning knocks in the IPL with the bat in the past and has also won 46 scalps in the league.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian veteran Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been a driving force behind SRH’s pace attack over the years. He has taken 170 wickets in the IPL and will play a big role for SRH this year.

Mayank Markande

Indian leg-spinner Mayank Markande could prove effective for SRH this year. He had a good season last year with 12 scalps and also picked up two wickets against KKR in his maiden IPL appearance this year.

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T Natarajan/Nitish Kumar Reddy

MI predicted XI

Rohit Sharma

Ex-Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Shrama has made a good start this season, scoring a 29-ball 43. He is MI’s top scorer and one of the four batters to score more than 6,000 runs in the IPL.

Ishan Kishan (wicket keeper)

India’s hard-hitting opener Ishan Kishan had a disappointing outing against GT in the season opener after being dismissed for a duck. He scored 454 points last season and is capable of dominating any opponent on his day.

Naman Dhir

Naman Dhir is an all-rounder from Punjab who played a crucial role in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023-24 title win. Naman was also the second highest run-getter in the Sher-E-Punjab local T20 tournament. He scored a 10-ball 20 in his IPL debut against GT.

Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma had a miracle IPL 2023 for MI after scoring 343 runs at a strike rate of 164.11. He will play an important role in MI’s mid-table, especially given the unavailability of Suryakumar Yadav in Mumbai’s opening matches.

Hardik Pandya (captain)

New Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya did not get the start he would have wanted in their IPL 2024 opener against Gujarat Titans. However, Pandya has scored 2,320 runs in 124 IPL matches and has also taken 53 scalps, indicating that he is likely to get good sooner or later.

Tim David

Australian hard hitter Tim David had a decent IPL campaign for MI last year, scoring 231 runs at a strike rate of 158.21. Tim will be regularly included in MI’s playing XI abroad this year and is expected to produce some big quick hits.

Sham Mulani

Considering Hyderabad’s slow approach, Mumbai Indians are likely to use Shams Mulani against SRH. Mulani made his IPL debut against GT after taking 12 wickets in eight matches in the 2023-2024 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Gerald Coetzee

Gerald Coetzee was the highest wicket-taker for South Africa in the 2023 ODI World Cup with 20 wickets in eight matches at an economy of 6.23. Coetzee had a memorable IPL debut for MI, taking two wickets for 27 runs. In total, he has taken 62 wickets in 43 matches at an economy of 8.02. in his T20 career.

Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla took 22 wickets in 16 matches at an economy of 8.1. So far, the IPL spin bowling legend has taken 180 wickets in 182 matches at an economy of 7.92.

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah produced top bowling performance against GT in MI’s IPL 2024 opener. Bumrah picked up three wickets and leaked just 14 runs in his four overs. The Indian pacer has taken 148 wickets in 121 IPL matches so far at an impressive economy of 7.36.

Lucas Hout

Luke Wood, a left-arm fast bowler from England with the invaluable ability to swing the ball back to right-handers, joined MI as a replacement for Dilshan Madushanka, who was ruled out of IPL 2024 due to injury. Wood has taken 147 wickets in 141 matches at an economy of 8.46 in his T20 career.

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Dewald Brevis/Nehal Wadhera

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