Dubai: Sunrisers Hyderabad will square off with Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Stadium this evening. The teams will be playing the 22nd match of this year’s IPL edition and as they say, time flies by. Sunrisers Hyderabad are in a dire need of a win which will propel them in their hunt for the trophy. The Hyderabadi team have lost their opening two matches against Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders but managed to score two consecutive wins against Delhi Capitals and the last year’s runners-up Chennai Super Kings. Then the David Warner team had dived to defeat against Mumbai Indians.

On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab has had an also similar mixed bag of fortunes this year. They would be looking forward to break the record of three consecutive losses against Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. KL Rahul led unit have shown hints of excellence this year but has not yet managed to be consistent as Delhi Capitals who are also in the same ranks with similarities. Being led by Indian players and not having a horde of expensive foreign, established and local talents. But, Delhi Capitals have managed to remain consistent despite their shortcomings in the squad. The fans will have to see whether these two teams have the grit to proceed to the play-offs.

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