Kings XI Punjab Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match 33
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Kings XI Punjab Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, match No. 33, Mohali: Already in the top four, Hyderabad eyes a clasp on the position 3rd at present. Even if they become the winner of KXIP Vs SRH match, they can't out-top the current table toppers, Kolkata Knight Riders (1st) and Mumbai Indians (2nd). 4 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw sew up a sum of 9 points to SRH's accounts on the point table. 3 wins away from the playoff's qualification the least they would require from here on Hyderabad looks determined to finish the league stage in the top-four. However, their last two games, which resulted in a loss and a draw, hurt SRH's winning momentum.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab will come face to face for the second time in the league. The first match was hosted by Hyderabad, and the second one will be at Punjab's home ground (Mohali). It's been more than a week when SRH beat KXIP by 5 runs. Kings XI Punjab Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad match at Mohali will summon up those memories as the defeat must be still haunting Punjab.
Placed 5th on the point table with 4 losses in 7 matches, Kings XI Punjab needs 4 more wins to qualify for the playoffs in IPL 2017. Hyderabad's route to the playoff round would be easier than the Punjab's given the fact that they have the cushion of 3 extra games and 1 extra point, which came as a result of the draw against Bangalore. That means if Hyderabad wins their 3 matches from on, their points will reach 15 enough for the playoff's qualification. However, if Punjab also clinches 7 wins by the end of the league stage including 4 more that are needed, their points will be 14. And that's when the net run rate will make a difference. Lets' see who become the winner of KXIP Vs SRH match in Mohali.
Will Kings XI Punjab win the home game against strong Sunrisers Hyderabad?