Sunrisers reclaims top spot with strong all-round showing

Kane Williamson and Shreyas Iyer at the toss. Photo: Sportzpics/IPL

 

TOSS UPDATE: Delhi Daredevils chooses to bat.

Two changes for Daredevils: Daniel Christian is in for Colin Munro, and Naman Ojha is in for Shahbaz Nadeem.

One change for Sunrisers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar replaces Basil Thampi.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (XI): Kane Williamson (c), Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma.

Delhi Daredevils (XI): Shreyas Iyer (c), Prithvi Shaw, Naman Ojha, Rishabh Pant (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Vijay Shankar, Daniel Christian, Liam Plunkett, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Trent Boult.

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New captain, new fortunes for Delhi Daredevils? With Gautam Gambhir having stepped down from captaincy, Daredevils just may turn the season around with a fearless approach to its challenges. The side, led by Shreyas Iyer, plays a side that has enjoyed a good run this season — Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunrisers, led by Kane Williamson, is known to defend low totals with its potent spin attack; its batting, led by Williamson, is in good hands, too.

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