IPL 2024 Match 23, PBKS vs SRH – Match Prediction

We take a look at the team strengths, pitch conditions, and predictions that favor Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2024's Match 23 at Mullanpur.

Preview – PBKS vs SRH

In the upcoming clash of IPL 2024, set for Tuesday, April 9, Punjab Kings (PBKS) faces off against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the majestic Maharaja Yadvendra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur. Both teams, having secured victories in two out of their four matches so far, are eyeing a win in this critical encounter. Their victory would not only boost their morale, but also possibly catapult them into the top four of the standings, making the match even more important.

PBKS vs SRH Match Details

Match Details
MatchPunjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2024
VenueMaharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur
Date & TimeTuesday, April 9, 7:30 PM (IST)
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PBKS vs SRH Chance of Winning

Punjab KingsSunrisers Hyderabad

PBKS vs SRH Today Match Prediction Cricket Betting Tips

  • Punjab Kings:
    • With a combination of seasoned and fresh talent, the Punjab Kings have demonstrated adaptability and resilience in the 2024 IPL. Their squad is likely to be their strongest ever. While key players such as Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan have consistently performed well, their reliance on their top order could be a weakness against the potent bowling attack of SRH.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad:
    • It is a strategic move by Sunrises Hyderabad that emphasizes their bowling strength, led by Rashid Khan, for the 2024 season. Kane Williamson is one of the potential match-winners in their batting lineup. The key for SRH lies in their all-rounders providing balance, making them slight favorites.

PBKS vs SRH Head-to-Head Record

Hyderabad holds a commendable lead over Punjab in their IPL encounters, with both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab currently tied at four points each in the standings. A closer examination of their head-to-head history reveals Sunrisers Hyderabad’s dominance, having triumphed in 14 out of the 21 matches contested between the two teams. In contrast, Kings XI Punjab has only won seven matches, indicating Sunrisers Hyderabad’s superior performance.

Cricket Teams Preview of the Match

  • Punjab Kings
    • Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jonny Bairstow/Ashutosh Sharma, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran, Shashank Singh, Sikandar Raza, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad
    • Rahul Tripathi/Mayank Agarwal, Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, Jaydev Unadkat/T Natarajan

Weather Conditions

For the upcoming match between Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chandigarh, favorable weather conditions are forecasted. Temperatures in Mohali will start at around 32 degrees but are expected to drop to between 18 to 24 degrees as the evening progresses. With humidity at a low 21% and brisk winds, conditions will be ideal for fast bowlers to exploit swing, enhancing the game’s dynamics.

Venue and Pitch Conditions

Despite a slight inclination towards batsmen, the Maharaja Yadvendra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur provides a fair match between bat and ball. While spinners tend to have their moments here, pacers generally have the upper hand, which makes it a relatively balanced wicket overall. Fast bowlers tend to thrive here, leveraging the conditions more effectively than spinners.


In light of the form of key players, the pitch characteristics at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Stadium, and the historical significance, Sunrisers Hyderabad is the clear frontrunner against Punjab Kings. With its extra bounce, the pitch is favorable to fast bowlers, which aligns well with SRH’s bowling strengths. The balanced team and form of SRH tilt the prediction in their favor even though Punjab Kings boast stars such as Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, and Kagiso Rabada. It is expected that SRH will triumph in Match 23 of IPL 2024 thanks to the toss potentially playing a decisive role.