IPL 2022: PBKS vs SRH, Stats Preview – Upcoming records and approaching milestones

Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad will be locking horns against each other in the 28th match of IPL 2022, to be played at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Both the teams could not qualify for the playoffs of IPL 2021, with Punjab finishing sixth and the Sunrisers finishing sixth. This season Punjab Kings have won three of their matches and Sunrisers Hyderabad has won two, while both teams have lost two matches.

This would be the second match for Punjab at DY Patil Stadium, with their first match resulting in a victory against RCB. On the other hand, SRH will play their fourth game at DY Patil Stadium this season, winning two of their earlier three games. Despite the captain Kane Williamson not being consistent, the other batters Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, and Aiden Markram have been doing well for the team. T Natarajan has been the top bowler of the season, with 11 wickets, and is in contention for winning the Purple Cap.

A powerful opening pair in Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Agarwal, along with an explosive middle-order batter in Liam Livingstone has been the batting positives for Punjab Kings. Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, and Odean Smith have all been wicket-takers with the ball.

Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 28 between Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League 2022:

Head to head – Both teams have faced each other in 18 matches while SRH has a dominant 12-6 record against Punjab Kings in the IPL.

1 – Nicholas Pooran needs to hit one more six to reach 300 sixes in T20 cricket. He will become the third West Indies left-hand batter to the milestone, following Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis.

28 – Shikhar Dhawan needs to score 28 more runs to become the third Indian player with 9000 runs in T20 cricket, after Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

2 – Nicholas Pooran needs two more sixes to reach 50 sixes in the IPL.

3 – Wickets needed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to reach 150 wickets in the IPL. He will become the first Indian bowler to 150 IPL wickets.

4 – Jonny Bairstow needs four more sixes to reach 50 sixes in the IPL.

5 – Mayank Agarwal needs to hit five more sixes to reach 150 sixes in T20 cricket.

19 – Runs needed by Shikhar Dhawan to become the second player to reach 6000 runs in the IPL, after Virat Kohli.

76 – Jonny Bairstow needs 76 runs to reach 4000 runs in the T20 matches.

8 – Mayank Agarwal (392) needs eight fours to complete 400 fours in T20 cricket.

2 – Shreyas Gopal (48) needs two scalps to reach 50 wickets in the league.

4 – Jitesh Sharma (146) is four fours away from reaching 150 fours in the T20 matches.

4 – Kane Williamson (146) requires four sixes to get to 150 maximums in T20 cricket.

9 – Pooran (41) also requires nine fours to get to 50 fours in the IPL.

67 – Abhishek Sharma (933) needs 67 runs to get to 1000 T20 runs.

5 – Bhanuka Rajapaksa (1995) is just five runs away from completing 2000 T20 runs.