On May 13, the 58th match of Indian Premier League 2023 will feature Sunrisers Hyderabad and Lucknow Super Giants. Lucknow needs a victory to stay in the playoff race, while Hyderabad’s chances of making the top four are slim. Hyderabad sits in ninth place with 8 points, while Lucknow ranks fifth with 11 points. Before the match, let’s take a look at the head-to-head record, potential starting lineups, pitch conditions, live streaming options, and match predictions for both teams.
Lucknow Super Giants have won both of the two previous meetings against Sunrisers Hyderabad, suggesting that Hyderabad faces a difficult task against them.
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s possible starting lineup includes Anmolpreet Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram (c), Glenn Phillip, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abdul Samad, Vivrant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, and Mayank Markande. Meanwhile, Lucknow Super Giants may field Quinton Dickock, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya (c), Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, and Krishnappa Gautam.
The temperature in Hyderabad on May 13 is expected to reach 40 degree Celsius, with little dew. The pitch favors fast bowlers, and spinners have not been as successful in taking wickets but have been economical. The team that wins the toss is likely to opt to bowl first.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has had a poor performance in IPL 2023, winning only four out of ten matches and sitting in ninth place with 8 points. In contrast, Lucknow Super Giants have had a better season and are in fifth place. Based on their overall record and head-to-head statistics, Lucknow Super Giants are the favorites to win the match on May 13.