IPL 2020: Graeme Swann cheers for RR and SRH to qualify for the playoffs

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Each the groups have had a topsy-turvy run so far within the T20 extravaganza.

Graeme Swann
Graeme Swann. (Photograph by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Pictures for Specsavers)

The 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) has reached halfway, the place all of the groups have had seven outings not less than. The second half of the match is on the best way the place reverse fixtures will comply with, and in the identical gentle, followers and specialists have began selecting their workforce that can attain the playoffs. With all of the groups, having performed in opposition to one another, it turns into simple to calculate, what are the weak factors and strengths of the respective franchises.

On the high half of the desk are Delhi Capitals (DC), Mumbai Indians (MI), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Then again, there’s Rajasthan Royals (RR), Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on the backside half. All of the groups are making approach by way of their share of ups and downs and shall be hoping to degree up issues within the second half.

In the identical gentle, former England off-spinner, Graeme Swann, has made clear that he’s cheering for David Warner’s Sunrisers and Steve Smith’s Royals. He feels that each of them will discover a place within the playoffs.

“I’m undoubtedly going with Sunrisers Hyderabad trigger Jonny Bairstow not solely appears dapper together with his ginger hair and the orange shirt, wonderful, it shouldn’t go, however it does, however he’s additionally smashing it. And my fourth workforce goes extra with my coronary heart than my head, Rajasthan Royals, Tewatia hit 5 sixes off that over, and I fell for the Rajasthan Royals. They’ve misplaced all three video games; they can’t get any worse. Ben Stokes is coming again. They will qualify,” mentioned Swann whereas talking on the Star Sports activities Cricket Related present.

SRH lose to CSK by 20 runs

Speaking about his assumptions, each SRH and RR have had their fair proportion of travails. SRH had their final outing in opposition to CSK, the place the boys in yellow handed them a defeat by 20 runs. Batting first, CSK posted an honest 167 on the board the place knocks by Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson guided them. The Sunrisers couldn’t chase the rating and needed to face defeat in Dubai. SRH will subsequent face KKR on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on October 18.

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