Visakhapatnam :��A battle of survival for struggling Rising Pune Supergiants�when they lock horns against formidable title-contenders Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match, at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ADA-VDCA Stadium in Vishakapatnam�on Tuesday.
The MS Dhoni-led side have failed to make an impression in the tournament, losing seven and winning just three games so far.
Pune is placed at a lowly sixth spot in the points table, while Hyderabad have been a dominating force in this edition with six wins and three losses to capture the second spot.
Pune have faced a lot of trouble due to injuries to some of their big buys at the auction such as Kevin Pietersen, Steve Smith and Faf du Plessis.
Ajinkya Rahane, who has played impressively, as he has scored 417 runs so far and is placed at the third spot in highest run-getters list.
The Sunrisers have been driven by the batting prowess of skipper David Warner, who is placed at the second position in top-scorers list with 458 runs with five fifties so far.
Shikhar Dhawan too has taken the responsibility and complemented his captain in the opening slot.
Rising Pune Supergiants: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Murugan Ashwin, Ravichandran Ashwin, George Bailey, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Scott Boland, Deepak Chahar, Ashok Dinda, Peter Handscombe, usman Khawaja, Albie Morkel, Ishwar Pandey, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, RP Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Adam Zampa.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (C), Ashish Reddy, Ricky Bhui, Bipul Sharma, Trent Boult, Ben Cutting, Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Abhimanyu Midtun, Eoin Morgan, Mustafizur Rahman, Ashish Mehra, Naman Ojha, Vijay Shanker, Karn Sharma, Barinder Sran, T Suman, Aditya Tare, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh.