Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 52

Bangalore is expected to win this match.

Match Details:

The 52nd match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Bangalore and Hyderabad at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.


With the league stage almost coming to a close and the fact that still, only 1 team has qualified for the playoffs, each match holds more importance than ever. Bangalore have fared better than their opponents in this tournament so far. And, this is shown in the difference in their placement in the points table too. But nothing can be said for sure until the teams have the letter Q against their name in the table.

Bangalore will be coming into this match high on confidence, having defeated the same team earlier in the tournament. Their opponents from Hyderabad would be looking to give it their all, just to get a win in their bag. So, this game promises to be an exciting match, where both the teams will be willing to risk it all and get ahead in the race for the playoffs.

BAN vs HYD Match 52 Weather Report:

A full-length match is on the cards as the weather is expected to be absolutely clear on Saturday in Sharjah and the temperature is expected to be around the 28 degree Celsius mark.

Pitch Report:

The nature of the pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Ground has changed a lot as the tournament has progressed. And, in this match, the team batting second will hold a slight upper hand over its opponent.

Average first innings score:

161 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 4, Lost – 1, Tie – 0 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

BAN vs HYD Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Josh Philippe, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn/Isuru Udana, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal


Shahbaz Ahmed, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, Parthiv Patel, Dale Steyn/Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Moeen Ali, Aaron Finch

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David Warner (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan


Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Mohammad Nabi, Bavanaka Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Virat Singh, Basil Thampi, Sanjay Yadav, Abhishek Sharma, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Jonny Bairstow, Priyam Garg, Khaleel Ahmed

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BAN vs HYD Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

T Natarajan (8.5 credits) – T Natarajan, in the 12 matches that he has played in, he has taken 13 wickets and has kept the flow of runs in check.

Rashid Khan (8.5 credits) – Rashid Khan has taken 17 wickets in this season of the Indian T20 League so far by playing in only 12 matches.

Devdutt Padikkal (8.5 credits) – Devdutt Padikkal has found himself to be among the runs in this tournament, with 417 runs to his name in the 12 matches that he has played in.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal

Vice-Captain Options – Wriddhiman Saha, David Warner

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BAN vs HYD 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – AB de Villiers, Wriddhiman Saha

Batters – David Warner (VC), Devdutt Padikkal, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Virat Kohli (C)

All-Rounders – Chris Morris

Bowlers – Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal

12th Man – Jason Holder

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BAN vs HYD 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – AB de Villiers, Wriddhiman Saha (VC)

Batters – David Warner, Kane Williamson, Devdutt Padikkal (C), Virat Kohli

All-Rounders – Chris Morris

Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal

12th Man – Vijay Shankar

Expert Advice:

Keeping in mind the conditions and the form of the players of these two teams, it would be wise to include as many as 5 batsmen in your team. The 5th batsman can be either Manish Pandey or Devdutt Padikkal.

Today’s BAN vs HYD Probable Winners:

Bangalore is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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