Virat Kohli (10.5 credits)
Virat Kohli has 424 runs to his name despite not looking fluent in this season’s IPL and will be aiming to add a lot more in this crucial match. In this IPL, Virat Kohli has played with a few match winnings knocks, but with the expectations he sets for himself, he would certainly have been looking at a lot more.
He’s going to be deeply frustrated that he missed his last match in a crucial game against Mumbai Indians. In important matches, Virat Kohli always stood up and took responsibility. Sunrisers Hyderabad doesn’t have a very threatening bowling attack, and a big knock is on the cards if Virat Kohli can get going in the initial few deliveries.
David Warner (10.5 credits)
This IPL, David Warner wasn’t at his aggressive peak. In spite of this, he has managed 436 runs. And in the last match against one of the strongest bowling attacks from Delhi Capitals, David Warner showed what he’s capable of. He stroked his way to an aggressive 66 off only 34 balls and was looking good for a lot more.
When David Warner plays aggressively, he looks like a totally different player. He’s aiming to look for that form to continue against Royal Challengers Bangalore, a side he scored a lot against last season. David Warner’s ideal ally to go big could be the small ground of Sharjah and pace on the ball from the bowlers of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Rashid Khan (9.5 credits)
Rashid Khan has been at his lethal best in the last few matches after a slow start. In the initial few matches, he bowled exceptionally well, but he didn’t pick the wickets. He’s come back to wicket-taking ways in the last couple of matches and now has 17 scalps to his credit.
Although this is his 4th IPL season, the batsmen have yet to find out how to play the spin king from Afghanistan. He is bound to inevitably pick wickets if he is able to establish himself. Especially when Sunrisers Hyderabad bowl second, Rashid Khan is the perfect multiplier choice because Rashid Khan becomes incredibly dangerous while defending a total.