IPL 2024 Qualifier 2: SRH vs RR Match Preview, Head to Head, Players Encounters, Top 5 Players to Bet on

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, Qualifier 2

The battle for a place in the IPL 2024 final heats up as the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) lock horns with the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Qualifier 2 on May 24th. Both teams have displayed exceptional form throughout the season, making this a highly anticipated encounter. Here’s a comprehensive look ahead of this crucial match, including team previews, head-to-head records, player encounters, and top picks to place bets on IPL satta apps:

Match details

Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, Qualifier 2

Date and Time: May 24, 2024, 7:30 PM IST.

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Jio Cinema app


SRH vs RR Match Preview

SRH: SRH lost qualifier 1 against unstoppable KKR. The team under the leadership of Pat Cummins, have defied expectations this season. Here’s what makes them a force to be reckoned with solid batting with the likes of Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, and Aiden Markram in good form, SRH boasts a strong batting line-up. Their reliable wicket-keeper batter Heinrich Klaasen has been impressive behind the stumps, contributing valuable runs in crucial situations.

If we talk about the bowling department, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been in red-hot form, leading the SRH bowling attack with his pace and accuracy. T Natrajan and skipper Cummins provide raw pace and the potential for breakthroughs.

RR: The Rajasthan Royals have been the standout team in IPL 2024, currently they are coming to play qualifier 2 after beating RCB by 6 wickets in the eliminator. Their success can be attributed to a combination of factors as the explosive top order, opener Yashaswi Jaiswal has been phenomenal, consistently providing flying starts. Sanju Samson, the captain, has also been in top form, leading the team in run-scoring. Players like Shimron Hetmyer and Riyan Parag have provided valuable support in the middle overs, ensuring the scoreboard keeps ticking.

The bowling department boasts a lethal combination of pace and spin. Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, and Avesh Khan have been impressive with the new ball, while Yuzvendra Chahal has been a consistent wicket-taker. R Ashwin’s addition has provided further depth to the attack.

SRH vs RR Head-to-Head 

Historically, the SRH have enjoyed a slight edge over Rajasthan in their head-to-head encounters. Here is SRH vs RR head-to-head with the highest/Lowest score.

Team Matches Played Won Lost No Result Highest Score Lowest Score
SRH 19 10 09 00 217 127
RR 19 09 10 00 220 102


SRH vs RR Player Encounters to Keep an Eye On

  • Travis Head vs Trent Boult: This battle promises to be a fascinating one. Head’s solid technique will be tested by Boult’s swing and pace.
  • Yashaswi Jaiswal vs Bhuvneshwar Kumar: The young Jaiswal will need to be cautious against Kumar’s early swing, while Kumar will be looking to exploit any inexperience.
  • Heinrich Klaasen vs Yuzvendra Chahal: This will be a crucial battle between a big-hitting batsman and a crafty spinner. Klaasen’s ability to rotate strike and hit big shots will be vital for SRH.

SRH vs RR Probable 11

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Travis Head/Glen Phillips, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Reddy, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth/Mayank Markande, T Natarajan

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Rovman Powell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan, Nandre Burger

SRH vs RR Top Players to Bet On

  1. Tom Kohler-Cadmore (RR): This English batter brings experience and power to the RR top order. He can be a valuable asset, especially when Jos Butler is not available. Known for his clean hitting and ability to rotate the strike, Kohler-Cadmore can rack up runs quickly and contribute valuable points to your fantasy team.
  2. Ravichandran Ashwin (RR): The veteran off-spinner is a crucial wicket-taker for RR. His experience and mastery of variations often leave batsmen confused. With his ability to pick up wickets at crucial junctures and potentially restrict the opposition’s scoring rate, Ashwin can be a valuable addition to your fantasy team, especially if you expect a spin-friendly pitch.
  3. Rovman Powell (RR): The explosive Caribbean batsman provides firepower to the RR batting lineup. He’s known for his ability to clear the boundaries with ease, particularly in the death overs. If you’re looking for a player who can potentially score big runs in a short span and earn you quick points, Powell could be your pick.
  4. Travis Head (SRH): The Australian opener has been the rock of SRH’s batting this season. His consistent scoring and ability to anchor the innings make him a reliable choice for your fantasy team. Head can provide a solid foundation for the team’s batting total, translating to good points for your fantasy team.
  5. Abhishek Sharma (SRH): The young Indian opener has impressed everyone with his maturity and technique at the top of the order. He provides crucial early starts for SRH, setting the platform for a big score. If you’re looking for a player who can get you points early on with good batting and potentially build a big total, Sharma could be a good pick.
  6. T Natarajan (SRH): The left-arm pacer has been on fire this season, picking up wickets consistently with his pace and accuracy. He can be a nightmare for batsmen with his yorkers and swing bowling.  If you predict a pitch that favors pace bowling and expect Natarajan to get wickets, he could be a goldmine for your fantasy team.

This is the second time SRH is going to face RR. In the first encounter, they defeated RR by just 1 run. Now it’s time for revenge, will RR succeed, or will SRH dominate them again? Hopefully, this SRH vs RR match preview gives you a good starting point for making informed bets on the IPL 2024 at online cricket betting apps!

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