Basic Information About the Match –
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Date – 15th April, Sat
Time – 04:00 PM IST , 10:30 AM GMT
Venue – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
The Kolkata Knight Riders will play against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on the 15th of April, 2017.Both the teams have bagged up the IPL’s title, KKR being two times the winner and SRH being the winner of last season.
Both the teams have a formidable line-up, but Sunrisers Hyderabad could be preferably advantageous as they won the title freshly last year. But IPL is a pretty tricky game and win or lose is highly unpredictable. You can only decide when the match actually starts.
Gautam Gambhir who has been the skipper of the Knights brings two wins to their favor,whereas David Warner compliments the team with two wins as well. Both of the captains share the same number of wins till now in this season of IPL, but Gautam Gambhir seems to be in a better form than Warner who hasn’t scored many runs.
SRH might have noted down KKR’s novel move, when they send Sunil Narine to open the batting with Gautam Gambhir.Rashid Khan is SRH’s leg spinning sensation and could be a force to reckon with.
Let’s see how their tactics pan out and make the difference between win and loss.
Now the 14th Match of this IPL 2017 will be between the top two teams, according to the point table. Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kolkata Knight Riders team is leading by Gautam Gambhir, who is a good batsman. Now, Team KKR is on the 1st Position with 4 points and a net rate of +1.475 . They played total 3 matches till now, in which they won 2 and lose 1 match. The KKR team is a strong team with good combination of players. Previously they played a game against Kings XI Punjab. By bat first, KXIP made 170 with the loss of 9 wickets.
KKR’s bowlers did a good job on that match. Umesh Yadav picked up 4 wickets and gave away only 33 runs. While Narine picked up 1 and gave just 19 runs in his four over of spell. By bat Second they chased down that target in just 16.3 overs and resistered a win over KXIP. Gambhir and Narine sum up 74 runs in power play. Narine made 37 off just 18 and Got Man of the Match for his all-round performance.
On the other hand Sunrisers Hyderabad is also a good team and are on the 2nd position with 4 points and a net run rate of +1.156. they played total 3 matches till now, In which they won 2 and lose 1 match. The team Sunrisers Hyderabad is leading by David Warner, who is a very aggressive batsman.
Along with him SRH have many big hitter like – Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, Ben Cutting, and Moises Henriques. The Bowling of this team is also very dangerous as they have Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman and Ashish Nehra.