35th Match of IPL 2020 Between SRH and KKR

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

35th Match:

The match between SRH and KKR is the thirty-fifth meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 18th 2020.

SRH vs KKR History:

IPL 2020

The teams competed against each other 18 times, till date. Out of them, SRH won 7 times but lost 11 times.

The teams competed 6 times at the home ground of SRH. The home team won thrice and lost thrice, as well.

The teams faced each other 8 times at the home ground of KKR. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, visitors won just twice.

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The teams met 4 times at the neutral venue. Both the teams won twice.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

 

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If SRH will win the match, the team will jump to the 4th position with 8 points. In case of defeat, the team’s position will be decided by NRR from 5th to 7th position, though the team has higher chances of staying on the same position, unless the team will receive an extremely heavy defeat.

If KKR will win the match, the team will stay on the same position with 10 points, but if the team will lose the match, the team will stay one position down due to low NRR.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 31 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 19 to 23 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 11 times in 18 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the team won 6 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 5 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 18 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice, and lost four times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 9 times and lost 9 times, as well.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times including one tie, in which the first batting team won by boundary counts. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 8 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.84 and 23.22 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first after winning the toss 7 times out of 11 matches, and it didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost 4 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 11 matches. This selection also didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won just once, while lost thrice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 4 times and lost 7 times.

The first batting team won the matches 6 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 5 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 142, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 136 runs, whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 30.16 and 27.46 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just once at the venue. KKR won the game.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

SRH got 3 chances to play the match at the venue, in which the team won just once and lost twice. KKR had 8 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won 4 times and lost four as well, though one of the defeats was by boundary count in a tied game.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

The team would go with some change and may include A. Sharma in place of S. Nadeem.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: D. Warner, J. Bairstow, M. Pandey, K. Williamson, P. Garg, V. Shankar, A. Sharma / S. Nadeem, R. Khan, S. Sharma, T. Natarajan, K. Ahmed 

Kolkata Knight Riders:

The team may go with some change and may include L. Ferguson or T. Banton in place of C. Green and / or K. Yadav or K. Nagarkoti in place of P. Krishna.

Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S. Gill, R. Tripathi, N. Rana, E. Morgan, D. Karthik, A. Russell, S. Mavi, K. Yadav / K. Nagarkoti / P. Krishna, P. Cummins, L. Ferguson / T. Banton / C. Green, V. Chakravarthy