sunrisweRain delayed the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rising Pune Supergiants here on Tuesday.

Rising Pune Supergiants won the toss and elected to field.

Batting first, Sunrisers showed a poor performance and lost five quick wickets in first 10 overs scoring just 39 runs on the board.

On a roll after three consecutive wins, a resurgent Sunrisers Hyderabad will start as
overwhelming favourites against struggling Rising Pune Supergiants in an Indian Premier League match, on Tuesday.

After losing two games in a row, Sunrisers turned their fortunes around by posting comprehensive wins against Mumbai Indians (by 7 wickets), Gujarat Lions (by 10 wickets) and Kings XI Punjab (by 5 wickets).

The Hyderabad outfit is occupying the fourth spot in the eight-team standings with six points from five games.

On the contrary, Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Supergiants are languishing at the seventh spot with just two points from five encounters.


Sunrisers Hyderabad: 1 David Warner (capt), 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Moises Henriques, 4 Eoin Morgan, 5 Deepak Hooda, 6 Aditya Tare, 7 Naman Ojha (wk), 8 Bipul Sharma, 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Ashish Nehra

Rising Pune Supergiants: 1 Ajinkya Rahane, 2 Faf du Plessis, 3 Steven Smith, 4 MS Dhoni (capt & wk), 5 Mitchell Marsh, 6 Thisara Perera, 7 Saurabh Tiwary, 8 Rajat Bhatia, 9 R Ashwin, 10 Ashok Dinda, 11 M Ashwin