IPL 2021, Match 49, KKR vs SRH: Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match on Sunday. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) are already out of the race for the playoffs. There is little hope from Williamson to make a few more changes in the playing XI. SRH is at the last position in the points table. The Kane Williamson-led side have won just two of their 11 matches this season, while the other nine have suffered losses.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would like to register a win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Right now the team of KKR remains in the race for the playoffs. The Eoin Morgan-led side have 10 points from 12 matches and would like to win two of the remaining two matches to make it to the playoffs. In their last match against Punjab Kings, KKR suffered a five-wicket defeat despite a brilliant performance from all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer.
Head-to-head: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Teams of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have faced each other 20 times in IPL so far, out of which KKR have won 13 times. Whereas Hyderabad has won seven times. In such a situation, today’s match can be very exciting. The last time they played against each other this season, KKR beat SRH by 10 runs.
Scoring runs in the death overs on this pitch is a difficult task for the batsmen. The wicket may slow down towards the end of the match. A score of 160-170 can be made on this pitch. The team winning the toss may prefer to bowl first.
Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Tim Seifert, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee, Varun Chakraborty
Sunrisers Hyderabad Probable Playing XI
Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul
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