IPL 2016, Qualifier 2: GL vs SRH – 5 facts you must know ahead of virtual semi-final

Raina and his team has won eight out of 10 matches while chasing, but just one out of five matches batting first.

Updated: May 27, 2016, 15:37 PM IST
IPL 2016, Qualifier 2: GL vs SRH – 5 facts you must know ahead of virtual semi-final

New Delhi: In what is a virtual semi-final, David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions in Qualifier 2 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 at Feroz Shah Kotla today.

Raina & Co are lucky to have another go at the final berth after losing to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Qualifier 1.

On the other hand, the Orange Brigade would be high on confidence after beating Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator.

Here are some facts you must know ahead of today's clash:

Both the teams have locked horns twice in the tournament and Gujarat Lions won both the matches.

David Warner is SRH's highest run-getter with 686 runs from 15 matches. Suresh Raina is Gujarat Lions' highest run-scorer with 398 runs from 14 matches.

SRH's Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the purple cap holder at the moment with 21 wickets from 15 matches. Dhawal Kulkarni is GL's highest wicket-taker with 18 wickets from 13 matches.

While Warner has hit the maximum number of sixes for Hyderabad (25), Dwayne Smith has hit the maximum number of sixes for the Lions (16).

Raina and his team has won eight out of 10 matches while chasing, but just one out of five matches batting first.