The pitch in Hyderabad is a good one to bat on, with the average first-innings score reading 181. Although the previous game saw pacers account for 10 out of 15 wickets at the venue, there was some help available for spinners as well. While two out of three matches here thisseason have been won by the team batting first, chasing should be the preferred option upon winning the toss.
Harry Brook (6 matches, 156 runs, Average: 26.00) Harry Brook has blown hot and cold in the IPL this season, scoring 156 runs in six matches so far. Since his move to the top of the order, he has scored 130 runs in four outings, including a hundred against the Kolkata Knight Riders.
Marco Jansen (4 matches, 6 wickets, Average: 14.00) Marco Jansen has been consistent with the ball in hand, picking up six wickets in four matches. He is averaging 14.00 with the ball and has delivered with the bat in the lower-middle order as well.
Phil Salt (16 T20Is, 308 runs, SR: 148.79) Phil Salt did not have a great IPL debut, scoring only five runs against the Knight Riders. Despite his poor start, Salt is one of the most explosive batters in the world with 308 runs in 16 T20Is.
Probable best wicketkeeper
Axar Patel (6 matches, 127 runs, 4 wickets) Axar Patel has stepped up with bat and ball for the Capitals this season. He has 127 runs and four wickets to his name, holding him in good stead. With Axar's skill set bound to have a say in this game, he is a good addition to your SRH vs DC Dream11 prediction team.
Probable best all-rounder