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Sunrisers Hyderabad VS Kolkata Knight Riders – MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction & Pitch Report

By Sahil Mathur
Oct 17, 2020 • 16:37 PM

When Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) met Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) earlier in IPL 2020, they were completely outplayed in every department. Now, with some major changes in both teams, will SRH take the retribution as the sides line up for their second face-off.

MI vs CSK

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IPL 2020, Sunrisers Hyderabad VS Kolkata Knight Riders: Match Details

  • Date – Sunday, 18 October 2020

  • Time – 3:30 PM IST

  • Venue – Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

SRH VS KKR Match Preview:

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) had a forgettable last game against CSK. Their batting once again flopped and exposed the weak middle order. David Warner said that they needed an extra batsman in the last game. All-rounder Abhishek Sharma might get back into the playing XI in place of Shahbaaz Nadeem. 

SRH's bowling has been in decent form. Khaleel Ahmed has consistently taken wickets and will be a key bowler. Rashid Khan will be responsible to contain the opposition during the middle overs. 

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) batsmen, too, struggled in their last game against MI. Eoin Morgan has now become the captain and will play with an added responsibility. Dinesh Karthik could prove to be a game-changer in the batting in this match. 

KKR Bowlers were not able to take wickets or contain runs against MI. Chris Green was added to the playing XI but he couldn't make much of an impact. In Sunil Narine's absence, Varun Chakaravarthy will lead the spin attack. The management might go with the same playing XI in this match. 

Kolkata Knight Riders have been a much better side in IPL 2020 than Sunrisers Hyderabad so far. However, both the teams are looking for consistency, and KKR, considering their overall form, has a slight edge over SRH. 

SRH VS KKR Head to Head:

  • Total – 18

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad – 7

  • Kolkata Knight Riders – 11

SRH VS KKR Team News: 

Sunrisers Hyderabad - There are no injury concerns in the team as of now.

Kolkata Knight Riders - The team is under new captain Eoin Morgan. There are no updates on whether Sunil Narine will be back on the field for this match. 

SRH VS KKR Weather Report:

The match will be played in the afternoon. The temperature will be around 36 degrees Celcius. 

SRH VS KKR Pitch Report:

In the last match played here between KKR & MI, the ball was gripping and turned a bit. Any score above 170 will be tricky to chase. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad VS Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XI:

Sunrisers Hyderabad - David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem/ Abhishek Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan

Kolkata Knight Riders - Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Chris Green, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna

Sunrisers Hyderabad VS Kolkata Knight Riders Fantasy XI:

Wicket-keepers - Jonny Bairstow, Dinesh Karthik

Batsmen - Kane Williamson (Captain), David Warner, Eoin Morgan

All-rounders - Vijay Shankar, Andre Russell

Bowlers - Varun Chakaravarthy, Khaleel Ahmed, Rashid Khan (Vice-Captain), Pat Cummins