Delhi face uphill task against in-form SRH

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Sunrisers Hyderabad are placed at the top of the points table with six wins from eight games. When Gautam Gambhir was captaincy at the beginning of the season, the team lost many matches, but after leaving his captaincy, Delhi looked to be better under the leadership of young Shreyas Iyer.

Young Prithvi Shaw, Iyer and Rishabh Pant are spearheading the batting unit but Delhi would also want its foreign recruits Colin Munro and Glenn Maxwell to fire and if that happens they would definitely give any bowling side reasons to worry.

The rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils are at Sunrisers Hyderabad's home after registering a thrilling last-ball victory against Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday night.

Among the bowlers, Trent Boult has been among wickets for Daredevils, claiming 13 scalps so far.

While Glenn Maxwell was interestingly not seen in Delhi's training session, but the rest of squad indulged in some football and catching practice.

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The six wins of Sunrisers have mainly been due to their bowlers, who have defended a string of low scores.

SRH: Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Shakib al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Basil Thampi, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma. In the end, once again, Kane Williamson led side was able to defend a relatively small total as Rajasthan Royals could just manage 140/6 in the allotted quota of 20 overs.

There is a possibility Bhuvneshwar Kumar might from injury for Saturday's clash. Their batting has been top notch since Shreyas Iyer's appointment as captain.

While Williamson emerged as the batting mainstay, Sunrisers would hope its other batsmen, including Manish Pandey, Wriddhiman Saha, Deepak Hooda and Pathan, also deliver in the remaining games. "We feel we can still improve in all three departments", Moody said on Thursday. Bhuvneshwar Kumar's absence hasn't affected the hosts' bowling attack.

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