Match Day

801dThe Report by Nikhil Kalro

Warner, Rashid give Lions a thrashing

Rashid Khan and David Warner combined to ease Sunrisers Hyderabad to their second win of the season, and send Gujarat Lions crashing to another huge defeat

801dArun Venugopal in Hyderabad

Hodge hints at change in combination

That Gujarat Lions have managed to take only one wicket in two games has prompted the management to rethink their strategy of playing four overseas batsmen

802dArun Venugopal in Hyderabad

Will Ben Cutting finally break free?

The allrounder may not have the numbers to impress, but his contributions during crucial moments in franchise cricket make him a player a team can never ignore

Preview

Captain impactful

17

No. of half-centuries Warner has hit in Sunrisers Hyderabad wins. They have won 26 matches in all

Top of the table

23

Number of T20 wickets Rashid Khan has taken in 2017, joint-highest along with Sunil Narine

Lions restrained

5

Number of boundaries hit by Gujarat Lions in their Powerplay. Only twice have they hit fewer

Lions can't catch a break

3-0

Head to head in favour of Sunrisers against Lions. Sunrisers won all three matches chasing and have now won all four tosses against Lions