Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) are set to lock horns with Rajasthan Royals(RR) to wrap up the first round of opening fixtures of the Indian Premier League(IPL) 2022 on Tuesday, March 29. The contest will mark the first match at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
Sunrises Hyderabad(SRH) will be led by Kane Williamson in their opening fixture of the campaign. The franchise retained the Kiwi star during the Mega Auctions. However, the side will be seeing the absence of Rashid Khan and David Warner as the management let go of them.
While they bought back Bhuvneshwar Kumar and T Natarajan at the mega auction. Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, Maco Jansen and Nicholas Pooran are some of the other players that the side purchased in the auction. The bowling attack lacks a good spinner in their side while they also lack a reputed opener.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals have also made some new additions during the mega auction. Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal have added a huge boost to their bowling attack. The Royals will be led by Sanju Samson who will lead their batting group along with Jos Buttler Rassie Van Der Dussen, Shimron Hetmyer being some of the other big names.
WAGING ODDS: SRH(2.30) Vs RR (1.61)
RR are the favorites and are priced at 1.61, meaning if you bet ₹100 on them and if they win the match, you’ll be making ₹161.
SRH are the underdogs and priced at 2.30, meaning if you bet ₹100 on them and if they win the match, you’ll be making ₹230.
As it can be seen that the Royals are the favorites to win the contest. On paper, they look a bit stronger than their opponents with a more settled squad. Considering the team combination, Rajasthan Royals are expected to win this match.