Having beaten last year’s finalists Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the opening match of the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will look to continue their winning run when they face Gujarat Lions (GL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Match starts at 4 PM IST. (LIVE SCORECARD) (LIVE UPDATES) (FULL COVERAGE IPL 2017)
Sunrisers Hyderabad will be boosted by their impressive head-to-head record against Gujarat Lions. In the three games the two teams faced off against each other last season, SRH came out victorious in all three, including one in the qualifying final. (LIVE UPDATES)
GL tasted defeated by 10 wickets to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their opening match, and will be eager to bounce back on Sunday. (SCHEDULE)
For SRH, skipper David Warner is 65 runs short of reaching the landmark of 7000 career runs in Twenty20 cricket, having scored 6935 runs at an average of 34.67 and a strike rate of 143.67 in 222 innings and 223 matches so far.
It will be interesting to see if the Australian batsman can improve his current run of form in India.
Live matches and live streaming in India
In the Indian subcontinent, IPL 2017 will be broadcast on TV by Sony Pictures Network.
The IPL 2017 will be streamed online on Hotstar (mobile and internet with a 5-minute delay).
Live matches and live digital streaming (For international viewers)
Following is a list of channels, where the IPL 2017 will be broadcast live in foreign countries.
# Sony Pictures Network - Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives & their respective territories, Commonwealth & possession
# ESPN and Willow TV - USA & its territories & possessions
# Super Sport - South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa
# Sky Sports - UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man & Channel Island & the European territories & possessions only
# OSN Rights - (MENA Counties) - Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen only.
# Flow TV and Sportsmax – Caribbean
# Sky NZ – New Zealand
# Singtel, Starhub, Elevan sports (OTT) and cricketgateway.com – Singapore
# Cricketgateway.com – Australia, South-East Asia, Rest of Asia, South America
# Cricketgateway.com & Ethnic channel group - Canada
# Now TV & Cricketgateway.com - Hong Kong.