2017 IPL Sixth Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad VS. Gujarat Lions

The sixth match of 2017 Indian Premier League is indeed going to be a treat to watch. And why not? Since it will be played between two of the strongest teams of the IPL. The match will be played between the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, and the Gujarat Lions that stood on the top spot in the Points Table of the previous season. The match will be played on the home ground of the current champions i.e. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad on 9 April.The match will be full of entertainment and not to mention, head-to-head competition. Who will win this particular match? Will it be the Gujarat Lions, or the Sunrisers Hyderabad? We’ll find in the predictions below.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Fighting to Defend the Title

Sunrisers Hyderabad really sounds like one of the strongest contenders in the 2016 IPL. And why wouldn’t it be? Since Sunrisers won the 2016 IPL defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finals. But the question is- will Sunrisers really live up to the expectations? A little changes have been made in the squad of the team, as per the auction held in the previous month. Sunrisers Hyderabad, a team headed by star players like David Warner will try to defend its title this time at any cost this time. So, let’s have a look at the likely first XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The Likely First XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad
SR No. Name of the Player Player Rating
1 David Warner (Captain) 8/10
2 Moises Henriques 6/10
3 Shikhar Dhawan 7/10
4 Yuvraj Singh 8/10
5 Ben Cutting(Longest Six of the tournament in 2016 IPL) 7/10
6 Naman Ojha (Wicket Keeper) 7/10
7 Deepak Hooda 6/10
8 Ashish Nehra 6.5/10
9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Winner of Purple Cap in 2016 IPL) 8.5/10
10 Bipul Sharma 6/10
11 Bipul Sharma Mustafizur Rahman(Emerging Player of the Season Winner in 2016 IPL) 8/10
Total Overall Team Rating 7/10

Gujarat Lions: No Blunders this Time

It was indeed very unfortunate for newbie team of IPL-Gujarat Lions to lose in the playoffs in the 2016 Indian Premier League. The team stood on the top spot with the most wins until the playoffs. Gujarat Lions does have the potentialto not only win the match but win the IPL as well. The Gujarati team is headed by the team captain Suresh Raina and loaded with star player such as Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner, Dwayne Bravo, and many others. Let’s have a look at the likely XI of the Gujarat Lions.

The Likely First XI of Gujarat Lions
SR No. Name of the Player Player Rating
1 Suresh Raina (Captain) 8.5/10
2 Brendon McCullum 8/10
3 Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper) 8/10
4 Jason Ray 7.5/10
5 Dwayne Bravo 8/10
6 Ishan Kishan 7/10
7 Ravindra Jadeja 8.5/10
8 James Faulkner 8/10
9 Dhawal Kulkarni 7.5/10
10 Shivil Kaushik 7/10
11 Nathu Singh 7/10
Total Overall Team Rating 8/10

No doubt this specific match is going to be very interesting as both the teams will give tough competition to each other but Gujarat Lions seem to be more likely to win. With an overall team rating of 8 out of 10, Gujarat Lions could not only defeat the defending champions but clinch the IPL Winning Title as well.