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IPL 2019 Live Streaming: When & Where to Watch Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on Live TV & Online Today

Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2019 will be broadcast on Wednesday (May 8) from 7:30 PM onwards. Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad live streaming will be available on Hotstar and Jio TV. You can also follow all the ball-by-ball updates and live commentary with analysis on our live blog.

Cricketnext Staff |May 8, 2019, 7:44 PM IST
IPL 2019 Live Streaming: When & Where to Watch Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on Live TV & Online Today

Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2019 will be broadcast on Wednesday (May 8) from 7:30 PM onwards. Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad live streaming will be available on Hotstar and Jio TV. You can also follow all the ball-by-ball updates and live commentary with analysis on our live blog.

Preview: One team with 18 points in the league stage and another with 12 will take each other on in the eliminator in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday (April 8).

The situation is cruel if you're a Delhi Capitals fan. It's fortunate if you're from the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp. Delhi's rise has been one of the stories of the IPL 2019, purely because they haven't been in the playoffs since 2012. Yet, one bad game, and they could be out.

Hyderabad have been struggling for form and consistency, as is evident from their number of points in the league stage. They're the first side to make it to this stage with just 12 points in the history of the tournament.

But the league stage is history now, and teams start level. Delhi perhaps have momentum, but Hyderabad have experience. Kane Williamson's men have been in the playoffs for the last four years, and know how to deal with such pressures. They're the only side to win an IPL (2016) after playing an eliminator.

This is a clash of teams with similar outlooks. Both are top heavy in the batting with weak middle orders. Both are strong bowling sides. Both have lost some key players; David Warner and Jonny Bairstow for SRH, and Kagiso Rabada (injured) for Delhi.

Delhi come into the game on the back of a comfortable home win over Rajasthan Royals in their last league match. The Sunrisers have lost steam after Warner's exit, losing in Mumbai in a Super Over and then in Bangalore.

There is also a bit of unknown going into the game, for this is the first match this season in Visakhapatnam which means teams will have to quickly assess the conditions.

PREVIOUS MEETINGS THIS SEASON

Sunrisers won the first meeting, in Delhi, comfortably by five wickets. The Capitals had their revenge in Hyderabad, defending 155 for a 39-run win.

PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR

SHREYAS IYER: The Delhi captain has been the glue that has held the batting unit together. His form is the reason Delhi have been able to overcome their middle order weakness, and he will once again be crucial in a knockout match. Iyer has 442 runs from 14 matches at a strike rate of 123.46, and is second only to Shikhar Dhawan (486 runs) in the list of highest scorers for Delhi this season.

KANE WILLIAMSON: Like Iyer for Delhi, Williamson's form is crucial for Hyderabad as they too have a weak middle order. Manish Pandey has found form at No. 3, but the departure of Bairstow and Warner, and the absence of consistent runs from Vijay Shankar and Yusuf Pathan makes Williamson's role important. He had a poor start to the season before finding form in Bangalore with a half-century, and has to extend the momentum.

TEAM NEWS

Delhi: Keemo Paul suffered an injury last game and walked off after bowling 3.1 overs. Delhi might replace him with Chris Morris.

Hyderabad: Hyderabad might not tinker much with their combination. If conditions suit spin, they could bring in Abhishek Sharma or Shahbaz Nadeem for Basil Thampi.

PROBABLE XI

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi/Shahbaz Nadeem.

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul/Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7748 277
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4720 262
4 India 8620 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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