Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Otago Volts match preview and prediction is available on this page. The Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Otago Volts in the 6th qualifying match for the Champions League T20 2013. Both teams have played 2 matches before this and have won there matches against Faisalabad Wolves and Kandurata Maroon.
So they have already qualified for the CLT20 2013 but this match is important for them as both Sunrisers and Otago’s want to keep their winning streak going while entering in the Champions League T20 2013. The match will begin on 20:00 local time | 14:30 GMT and will be broadcasted live by Star Cricket, Ten Sports, SkySports and PTV Sports.
“Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Otago Match Preview Prediction CLT20 2013”
The winner of this match will be place in group A among Mumbai Indians, Rajhastan Royals, Highveld Lions and Perth Scorcher while the runner-up will join Chennai Super Kings, Titans, Trinidad & Tobago and Brisbane Heat in the Group B. The key strength for the Sunrisers and Otago Volts is their strong batting lineup with the captains Shikhar Dhawan and Brendon McCullum leading from the front. Both sides are equally matched if compared on the basis of batting and bowling departments.
Otago Volts team is being led by the New Zealand national team skipper Brendon McCullum. McCullum played a quick 83 runs innings in last match against Faisalabad Wolves which shows that he is in good form. Hamish Rutherford and RN ten Doeschate have been in a good touch during the qualifying matches. Doeschate scored 64 runs against Faisalabad Wolves with a strike rate of more than 200. In the bowling sector, IG Butler has been the most impressive bowler so far from Otago team especially when it comes to the economy rate.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad have aslo been unbeaten after two qualifying matches. Sunrisers have a very good balanced side. The both openers Shikhar Dhawan and PA Patel have been providing a good start to their team. Then there is JP Duminy who rotates the strike pretty well and for the massive hitting sunrisers have Darren Sammy and Thisara Perera. In the bowling department, they have one of the best bowler in the world Dale Steyn along with Ishant Sharma and the spinner Mishra. Shikhar Dhawan has been given the chance to lead the team even after the presence of more experienced players in the side and so far Dhawan has proved his selection right.
As both teams have already qualified for the Champions League T20 so it is expected that some new players who have been sitting on the bench of both teams will be included in the squad for the match.
S Dhawan*, Anand Rajan, A Ashish Reddy, JP Duminy, A Mishra, PA Patel†, NLTC Perera, BB Samantray, DJG Sammy, I Sharma, KV Sharma, DW Steyn, GH Vihari, CL White
DC de Boorder*†, NB Beard, MG Bracewell, NT Broom, IG Butler, MD Craig, JA Duffy, BB McCullum†, NL McCullum, JM McMillan, JDS Neesham, AJ Redmond, HD Rutherford, RN ten Doeschate, N Wagner
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Otago Match Prediction:
Both teams have performed equally well till now but for us Sunrisers Hyderabad is the favorite team to win the match.