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On April 2, the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will take on the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The match will be held at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, marking the first time the Sunrisers will play in front of their home supporters since 2019. Acting captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the Sunrisers in the absence of Aiden Markram, who is on national duty with South Africa.

The SRH have undergone significant changes to their roster this year. Aiden Markram has been appointed captain in place of Kane Williamson, who was released. The team has also acquired Mayank Agarwal and Harry Brook in the auction. These additions will help the Sunrisers in their quest to win their first IPL in seven years.

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For the upcoming match against the Royals, the Sunrisers will be without their South African trio (Markram, Heinrich Klaasen and Marco Jansen). In addition to Kumar, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar and Umran Malik will feature in the team. Mayank Agarwal and Harry Brook are also expected to make their debut for the Hyderabad team.

The Rajasthan Royals have retained most of their core players from last season. Sanju Samson will lead the team as they seek to build on their strong performance from last year. Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, and Sanju Samson will be the key batsmen. 

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Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravichandran Ashwin will lead the bowling attack. Sandeep Sharma is likely to be on the bench as an impact player, replacing the injured Prasidh Krishna.

Probable teams for RR and SRH

The Royals are likely to field Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal as their openers. Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c) (wk), and Shimron Hetmyer will form the middle order. The all-rounder slots will be occupied by Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Jason Holder. The bowling attack will feature Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, and Kuldeep Sen.

The Sunrisers, on the other hand, may opt for Mayank Agarwal and Abhishek Sharma as their opening pair. The middle-order will feature Harry Brook, Rahul Tripathi, and Glenn Phillips (wk). Washington Sundar and Abdul Samad will be the all-rounders for the team. The bowling attack will consist of Umran Malik, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), and Adil Rashid.

Where is the IPL 2023 match, SRH vs RR?

The IPL 2023 match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals will take place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

When will the SRH vs RR match start?

The IPL 2023 match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, will start at 3:30 pm IST on Sunday (April 2).

How to watch it on TV

The IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals will be broadcast on Star Sports channels - Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3, and Star Sports 3 HD.

How to watch live streaming

The live streaming of the IPL 2023 match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals will be available on Jio Cinema.

Sounak Mukhopadhyay
Sounak Mukhopadhyay, who also goes by the name Sounak Mukherjee, has been producing digital news since 2012. He's worked for the International Business Times, The Inquisitr, and Moneycontrol in the past. He's also contributed to Free Press Journal and TheRichest with feature articles. He covers news for a wide range of subjects including business, finance, economy, politics and social media. Before working with digital news publications, he worked as a freelance content writer.
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Updated: 02 Apr 2023, 12:23 PM IST
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