IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans vs Sunrisers Hyderabad preview, both aim to achieve victory

The Sunrisers Hyderabad team met the Gujarat Titans in a match at IPL 2022, 27 April, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The two teams will face each other for the second time in this 40th IPL match. The last time these two played against each other this season, the Sunrisers managed to win the game by 8 wickets.

The Sunsrisers are led by captain Kane Williamson and they have beaten the Titans in previous matches. So far, the Sunrisers have played 7 matches in IPL 2022. Of those 7 matches, they have won five of them. While the other two lost. For these results, they record 10 points.

In the previous match, the Sunrisers managed to beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 9 wickets. SRH star Abhishek Sharma will be the opener for his team. So far the All-rounder has recorded 220 runs in 7 games with an average of 31.42.

The 21-year-old cricketer is also the top wicket scorer for the Sunrisers. While in the last match, Sharma managed to record 47 runs. The Sunrisers Hyderabad are currently in the penultimate position in the IPL 2022 points table.

On the other hand, the Titans managed to lead the IPL 2022 standings with six wins so far. The Gujarat-based franchise team has recorded only one defeat in the seven matches they have played in the league this season. The Titans captain Hardik Pandya leads with 285 runs and four wickets in six games.

The Ahmedabad-based franchise has faced every other team and has lost to the Sunrisers. In the fight against the orange army, the Titans will fight to the maximum

Gujarat Titans

In their previous match, the Titans won the match against CSK. David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Abhinav Manohar, and Shubman Gill have made great contributions to the Gujarat Titans. One impressive hit came from Rashid Khan, who at that time Rashid played the GT captain because Hardik Pandya was suffering from injury.

In the last three overs, the Titans needed 48 runs and Rashid made 40 runs in 21 balls to lead the Titans to victory. The Afghan cricketer hit 23 runs on five balls from Chris Jordan.

One of the strengths of the Titans is a very formidable bowling unit. The bowling line was filled by Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, and young Yash Dayal. Tewatia complements Rashid. The spin department is strengthened by Rashid and Tewatia.

Meanwhile, Wriddhiman Saha replaced Matthew Wade as wicketkeeper and opened the scoring sequence. However, the Gujarat team still needs to improve their game. Especially from the side of Powerplay hit.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to win their last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 9 wickets. Abhishek Sharma managed to record 47 runs for the team in that match. Hyderabad's bowling attack is something to watch out for.

Especially their excellent bowling unit which managed to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in their previous match. With five wins in a row from the five games they have played, the Sunrisers are on target for a win back and will look to intimidate the opposing batting unit.

Gian Chacko

Sports enthusiast with love for cricket, football and sports in general. Holds 10+ years of following and writing about sports and lately also betting.