Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 35th match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020). A win is crucial for both the teams to run in the play-offs. KKR lost to Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in the last match, and Hyderabad lost to Chennai Super Kings in their last match. In this national match, both teams will want to return to winning ways after a strong performance. In the first clash of the season, KKR team had an easy win by 7 wickets against Hyderabad.
There is no easy way for the new captain
Ein Morgan, the new captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, has a lot to consider before the match against Hyderabad. In the match against Mumbai, the team batted well in both batting and bowling. Top order has been a big problem for KKR this season, the team’s openers have failed to make a good start, and the performance of third-ranked Nitish Rana has been nothing special. Russell’s bat has yet to see an explosive innings in this tournament and that is why KKR is fighting so hard at the points table this year. In bowling, the team included Chris Green in the last match, but he couldn’t do anything special. But the team will want to give him a chance.
There are many difficulties for Hyderabad
In the match against Chennai, Abhishek Sharma sat out and gave way to Shahbaz Nadeem, but the team lacked a batsman in the last over during the chase, which Captain Warner himself accepted. Was. In such a situation, Abhishek Sharma can return to the team against KKR again. If Hyderabad have to run in the play-offs, it is very important to get a run with the bat of captain David Warner. Also, Manish Pandey and Bairstow also need to understand their responsibilities.
Khalil Ahmed was badly beaten against Chennai, Khalil took 45 runs in his four overs, but he also took 2 wickets to his name. After Bhubaneswar Kumar is out, the team has no choice but to go with Khalil Ahmed.
Face to face
KKR and Hyderabad have played 18 matches so far, of which 11 have been won by Kolkata, and 7 have been won by Hyderabad. In the clash this season, KKR’s team won the match by 7 wickets. In 2019, these two teams faced each other 2 times, that year both teams named each match. In 2018, the two teams clashed three times and won 2 times and Hyderabad won the match once.
Possible XI of both teams
Sunrisers Hyderabad are potential XI: David Warner (Capt.), Johnny Bairstow, Ken Williamson, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad / Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Abhishek Sharma, T Natarajan, Khalil Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma
Kolkata Knight Riders potential XI: Shubhaman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan (capt), Andre Russell, Chris Green, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty, Famous Krish