Hyderabad will face Rajasthan in their opening match for the Indian T20 League 2022. The match will be played at MCA Stadium in Pune. The match is scheduled on 29th March 2022. Notably, both teams have one Indian T20 League title to their names. Rajasthan emerged the champions in the inaugural season of the Indian T20 League in 2008, while Hyderabad won the trophy in 2016. Here we take a look at how the teams have fared against each other previously.
Overall: Hyderabad and Rajasthan have played 15 matches against each other. Hyderabad has a slight upper hand against the men in pink with 8 wins in these 15 encounters. Rajasthan, on the other hand, has managed to win the remaining 7 of the 15 games.
Batting First: Hyderabad clearly dominates Rajasthan while defending totals. They have won in 4 matches while batting first against them. On average, Hyderabad scores 147 runs while batting first against Rajasthan. Rajasthan has just managed a single victory against the orange army while defending. Though Rajasthan has a better average of 172 runs while setting a target against Hyderabad.
Batting second: Rajasthan is a better chaser against Hyderabad. They have successfully chased the target 6 times against Hyderabad. While batting second, Rajasthan averages 142 runs against Hyderabad. Hyderabad has managed 4 successful chases against Rajasthan. They average 163 runs while batting second against Hyderabad.
|Stats||Matches||Hyderabad Won||Rajasthan Won||No Result|
|Last 5 Matches||5||3||2||0|
|Indian T20 League 2021||2||1||1||0|
Records: Sanju Samson has scored the most runs for Rajasthan against Hyderabad. He has scored 512 runs for them. For Hyderabad, the top scorer against Rajasthan has been Shikhar Dhawan with 253 runs. Dhawan is no longer a part of the Hyderabad franchise.
In the bowling department, James Faulkner with 12 wickets is the highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan against Hyderabad. Bhuvneshwar Kumar tops the chart for Hyderabad with 10 wickets, followed by Rashid Khan with 9 wickets.
Hyderabad: 201 runs for 5 wickets in 2019
Rajasthan: 220 for 3 wickets in 2021
Hyderabad: 127 for 1 wicket in 2018
Rajasthan: 102 all out in 2014