In the 14th match of the Indian Premier League, Punjab Kings will be playing Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday at 3:30 PM IST. PBKS has acquired the seventh spot with two points while SRH has occupied the eighth position and is yet to score a point.
Punjab Kings played three matches so far out of which they won once and lost twice while Sunrisers Hyderabad also played as many games so far and they couldn’t manage to win a single game till now.
PBKS will be heading into this game on the back of a loss against the Delhi Capitals by six wickets. Punjab set up a competitive target of 196 on the board but it wasn’t enough as they couldn’t manage to defend the total. DC claimed the game by six wickets with 10 balls to spare.
SRH will also be entering into Wednesday’s fixture after a narrow 13-run loss against Mumbai Indians. Hyderabad had to chase a below-par target of 151 in the second innings, they were cruising comfortably towards the target till the 15th over before MI managed a terrific turnaround. At the end of the game, SRH fell short of 13 runs and lost two crucial points.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Hyderabad has the upper hand as they beat Punjab on 11 occasions while lost five times. In the previous game between the two teams, Punjab came out victorious by 12 runs.
Both teams are at the bottom of the points table and will be aiming for a comprehensive victory on Wednesday to build confidence for the remainder of the tournament.