Welcome to the KKR vs SRH IPL match prediction. The mighty Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday evening at Chepauk stadium in Chennai. Needless to say, Both teams will want to start the campaign with a win. We will discuss their squad, their predicted playing XI, and pitch.
Kolkata Kinght Riders
For a couple of years, KKR has not had a good IPL season. They failed to qualify for the playoffs in both 2019 and 2020. KKR will be looking to put in a more consistent performance this year’s season under the astute leadership of Eoin Morgan. Kolkata Knight Riders have cleverly picked some good players in IPL Auction 2021. Rinku Singh has been ruled out of the KKR squad due to an injury. KKR signed Gurkeerat Mann as Rinku’s replacement. Take a look at the squad.
KKR Squad: Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Ben Cutting, Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi, Sheldon Jackson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Vaibhav Arora, Tim Seifert, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Karun Nair, Lockie Ferguson, Venkatesh Iyer, Harbhajan Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann, Shivam Mavi, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana(source)
The bowling attack of SRH will be strengthened with the return of Bhuvneshwar Kumar who has played only four games in the last season due to injury. Mitchell Marsh has pulled out from IPL 2021. SRH named England’s destructive opener Jason Roy as Marsh’s replacement. David Warner will lead SRH. Take a look at SRH’s squad.
SRH squad: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Jason Roy, Abdul Samad, Jagadeesha Suchith, David Warner, Shreevats Goswami, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Siddarth Kaul, Kedar Jadhav, T Natarajan, Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Jason Holder, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Khaleel Ahmed
KKR vs SRH: Head to Head
Kolkata Knight Riders have edged over SRH. KKR has won 12 games out of 19 games. While SRH managed to win only 7 games against KKR. However, this time all the matches will be played on a neutral venue. Keep reading to know the IPL match prediction in KKR vs SRH game.
The third match of Vivo IPL 2021 will be played in MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. As you saw in the first match between RCB and MI, the pitch has enough help for both batsman and bowler. Bowling in the right spot and changing the pace is the key for bowlers. While Batsman has to take their time on this surface.
IPL match predicted XI of Both sides
KKR Team News: Varun Chakravarthy will be the first choice if he has no concerns related to fitness. Harbhajan will get a chance if Varun misses out. KKR may go for either Sunil Narine or Shakib Al Hasan as their second spin option.
KKR XI for the IPL match prediction: Shubman Gill, Narine, Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Morgan, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy.
SRH Team News: Jason Roy will not available for the initial few matches as he is in quarantine. Vijay Shankar may not get a chance considering the Chennai wicket.
SRH XI for the IPL game prediction: Jonny Bairstow, Warner, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.
IPL Match Prediction- Who Will Win the Match?
- IPL toss prediction: The team who wins the toss will bowl first on Cheapuak’s wicket.
- IPL game Prediction: The team which batting second will have great chance to win the match.