Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
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The match between KKR and SRH is the forty-ninth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 3rd 2021.
KKR vs SRH History:
The teams competed against each other 20 times, till date. Out of them, KKR won 13 times including one super over victory in a tied game and lost 7 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against SRH are WW*WLW.
The teams faced each other 8 times at the home ground of KKR. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, the visitors won just twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against SRH are WLLWW.
The teams competed 6 times at the home ground of SRH. The home team won thrice and lost thrice, as well.
Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH against KKR are WLWLL.
The teams met 6 times at the neutral venue. KKR won 4 times including one super over victory in a tied game, whereas SRH won twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against SRH is WW*WWL.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
KKR is at the fourth rank in the point table, currently. The team will earn 2 points and stay at the same position after winning the match. The team either will stay at the same position or go down to any of the fifth to seventh position in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR are LWLWW.
SRH is at the eighth rank in the point table, currently and will not be impacted in the ranking from the match result, but earn 2 points in the winning and 0 in the defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH are LWLLL.
Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be cloudy throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 0% to 2% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be between 33 to 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 22 to 26 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL):
Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 18 times in 40 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 7 times and lost 11 times, though once the team lost a match in the second super over.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLWLL.
On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 7 times and lost 15 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWLLL.
Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 14 times and lost 26 times, including those three super over defeats.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLLL.
The first batting team won the matches 22 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 18 times, only, including one tie.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLLWL.
The lowest successful defended total was 126. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 110, and the highest total was 219 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 28.53 and 24.82 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against SRH at the venue are – – – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
KKR had 5 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a below average record, as the team won twice and lost 3 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR at the venue are LWLWL.
SRH got 12 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a good record, as the team won 7 times but lost 5 encounters.
Last 5 (completed) match results of SRH at the venue are WLWLW.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Kolkata Knight Riders:
The team may go with S. al Hasan in place of T. Seifert.
Kolkata Knight Riders: S. Gill, V. Iyer, R. Tripathi, N. Rana, E. Morgan, D. Karthik, S. al Hasan, S. Narine, S. Mavi, T. Southee, V. Chakravarthy
The team may go with an unchanged XI despite the defeat.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: J. Roy, W. Saha, K. Williamson, P. Garg, A. Sharma, A. Samad, J. Holder, R. Khan, B. Kumar, S. Sharma, S. Kaul
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left. *Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.