IPL 2024: SRH vs RR Qualifier 2 Preview and Predictions

IPL 2024 Match 73: SRH vs RR Qualifier 2 Preview & Predictions - Win probability, cap holders, Squad, pitch & weather, key players, probable 11, scenario, records, Stats

5/24/20245 min read

Qualifier 2: SRH Vs RR 24th May, 7:30 PM

Introduction: As Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) prepare to play Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Qualifier 2, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 playoffs are approaching a fever pitch. Both teams will compete in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium for a chance to advance to the final. Here is a thorough preview of the forthcoming encounter, complete with professional predictions and match information.

Match Preview:

  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2024 Time: 7:30 PM

  • Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

  • Umpires: Nitin Menon, Virender Sharma

  • Third Umpire: Michael Gough

Teams Analysis: The Rajasthan Royals are favored to win this important match, according to 42bet experts. But Sunrisers Hyderabad should not be taken lightly, particularly with players like Sanju Samson playing at a high level.


  • Win Probability: SRH 53% - RR 47%

  • Expert Prediction: Rajasthan Royals (RR) to win

  • Player of the Match: Sanju Samson

First Betting Score Prediction:

  • If RR Bat First: 200-210

  • If SRH Bat First: 170-180

Match Scenarios:

1.If Sunrisers Hyderabad win the toss and choose to bowl:

  • Power Play Score: 60-70

  • First Innings Score: 200-210

  • Result: Rajasthan Royals win

2.If Rajasthan Royals win the toss and choose to bowl:

  • Power Play Score: 45-55

  • First Innings Score: 170-180

  • Result: Rajasthan Royals win

Broadcast Guide:

  • Streaming: Jio Cinema

  • TV: Star Sports Network

Venue Guide:

  • Stadium: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

  • City: Chennai

  • Capacity: 50,000

  • Ends: Anna Pavilion End, V Pattabhiraman Gate End

  • Hosts to: Tamil Nadu, Chennai Super Kings

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad:

  • Abdul Samad - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Anmolpreet Singh - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Mayank Agarwal - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Rahul Tripathi - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Travis Head - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Abhishek Sharma - Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Aiden Markram - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Glenn Phillips - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Marco Jansen - Right-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Nitish Kumar Reddy - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Sanvir Singh - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Shahbaz Ahmed - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Washington Sundar - Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Heinrich Klaasen (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Upendra Yadav (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Akash Singh - Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar - Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Fazalhaq Farooqi - Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Jaydev Unadkat - Left-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Jhathavedh Subramanyan - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Mayank Markande - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Pat Cummins (C) - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • T. Natarajan - Left-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Umran Malik - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Vijayakanth Viyaskanth - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

Rajasthan Royals Squad:

  • Dhruv Jurel - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Kunal Singh Rathore - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Shimron Hetmyer - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Shubham Dubey - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Keshav Maharaj - Right-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Ravichandran Ashwin - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Riyan Parag - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Rovman Powell - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Donovan Ferreira (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Jos Buttler (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Sanju Samson (C) (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Abid Mushtaq - Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Avesh Khan - Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Kuldeep Sen - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Nandre Burger - Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Navdeep Saini - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Sandeep Sharma - Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Tanush Kotian - Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Trent Boult - Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Yuzvendra Chahal - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

Head to Head

  • Matches Played- 19

  • SRH Won- 10

  • RR Won- 9

  • First Played- 27 April, 2013

  • Last Played- 2 May, 2024

Pitch Report:

In the IPL 2024, the MA Chidambaram Stadium—which has a reputation for being slow and unresponsive—showed itself to be a more batsman-friendly surface. However, it is anticipated that spinners will receive some support, suggesting a game with a reasonably high scoring potential.

  • Pace Bowling 65%

  • Spin Bowling 35%

  • Batting Pitch 70%

  • Average Score 172

  • Bowling Pitch 30%

Weather Report:

  • Temp: 30° - 30°C

  • Humidity: 67%

  • Wind Gusts: 7 Km/h

  • Weather Forecast: Clouds

SRH vs RR Probable Playing XIs:

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

  • Travis Head

  • Abhishek Sharma

  • Rahul Tripathi

  • Nitish Reddy

  • Heinrich Klaasen (WK)

  • Abdul Samad

  • Shahbaz Ahmed

  • Pat Cummins (C)

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  • Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

  • T Natarajan

Impact Player: Aiden Markram

Rajasthan Royals:

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal

  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore

  • Sanju Samson (C & WK)

  • Riyan Parag

  • Dhruv Jurel

  • Shimron Hetmyer

  • Rovman Powell

  • Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Trent Boult

  • Avesh Khan

  • Yuzvendra Chahal

Impact Player: Sandeep Sharma

Ground History:

Teams batting second have won five of the seven matches played in the MA Chidambaram Stadium during the 2024 Indian Premier League. The average score for the first and second innings, respectively, are 177 and 159. The Lucknow Super Giants recorded the highest total of 213/4, while Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded the lowest total of 134/10.

SRH vs RR Probable Best Players of the Match

  • Probable Best Batter - Sanju Samson

  • Probable Best Bowler - Yuzvendra Chahal

Dream11 Fantasy Team:

  • Wicketkeeper: Sanju Samson, Heinrich Klaasen

  • Batters: Travis Head, Rahul Tripathi, Yashasvi Jaiswal

  • All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Pat Cummins

  • Bowlers: Avesh Khan, T Natarajan, V Viyaskanth

Key Players Stats SRH vs RR:

SRH Key Players

RR Key Players Stats

Recent Form of SRH and RR:

Last 5 Matches form of SRH with Playoff

  • SRH: Win, No Result, Win, Lose, Win (Playoff: Lose)

Last 5 Matches of RR with Eliminator

  • RR: No result, Lose, Lose, Lose, Lose (Eliminator: Win)

Indian Premier League 2024 Points Table


Virat Kohli continues to lead the Orange Cap with 741 runs. Riyan Parag from RR holds the 3rd position, while Travis Head from SRH is in 4th place with 567 and 533 runs respectively in IPL 2024 before match 73.


Harshal Patel leads the Purple Cap with 24 wickets, even after PBKS is out from IPL 2024. SRH's T Natarajan holds the 5th position with 18 wickets, while RR's Yuzvendra Chahal holds the 6th position with the same number of wickets. However, T Natarajan has a good opportunity as the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai pitch is more batting-friendly.


Q: What is the significance of the SRH vs RR Qualifier 2 match in IPL 2024?

A: The SRH vs RR Qualifier 2 match in IPL 2024 is crucial as it decides which team advances to the final. The winner of this match will compete for the IPL trophy.

Q: How is the pitch expected to behave at the MA Chidambaram Stadium for the SRH vs RR match?

A: Despite its traditionally slow nature, the pitch at the MA Chidambaram Stadium has been more batsman-friendly in IPL 2024. However, spinners are likely to find some assistance, making for a moderately high-scoring game.

Q: What are the key predictions for the SRH vs RR match?

A: The win probability favors SRH with 53% against RR's 47%. Experts predict RR to win the match, with Sanju Samson likely to be the player of the match. The expected first innings score is 200-210 if RR bats first and 170-180 if SRH bats first.

Q: How do the recent forms of SRH and RR compare?

A: SRH has had a mixed recent form, with wins, a no-result, and a loss before the playoffs, where they lost. RR, on the other hand, faced several losses before winning the eliminator match.

Q: Who are the key players to watch out for in the SRH vs RR match?

A: For SRH, Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, and T Natarajan have been impactful, while RR's Riyan Parag, Sanju Samson, and Yuzvendra Chahal are key players to watch.

Q: How have the teams performed against each other historically?

A: In the IPL history, SRH has won 10 matches against RR's 9 out of 19 encounters. Their first match was played on April 27, 2013, and the most recent encounter was on May 2, 2024.