Kolkata, March 24, Sunday at 04:00 PM IST
After an enthralling opener, the IPL 2019 caravan moves forward with the runner-ups Sunrisers Hyderabad travelling all the way to Eden Gardens for the second fixture. IPL 2018 runner-ups Sunrisers Hyderabad will be locking horns with Kolkata Knight Riders at their home ground Eden Gardens in the first of the Sunday’s doubleheader.
Finishing as the runner ups, Sunrisers Hyderabad looks all balanced with the return of David Warner at the top. With plenty of big hitters including skipper Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, Martin Guptill, Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey in the batting line up, SRH looks quite strong on papers.
On the other side, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Siddarth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma form one of the lethal bowling attacks of the tournament.
One thing that will be interesting to watch is whether they will miss Shikhar Dhawan at the top or not?
Two times title winners, Kolkata Knight Riders are sweating over their pace attack after three key bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi have been ruled out due to injuries. They will mainly rely upon Prasidh Krishna and Lockie Ferguson for their pace attack.
However, the batting line-up looks more formidable this year with the presence of Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell and skipper Dinesh Karthik.
Eden Gardens in Kolkata is favourable for batting and assists spinners as the game wears on.
Average 1st Inns scores – 156
Average 2nd Inns scores – 143
Highest total recorded – 210/6 (20 Ov) by MI vs KKR
Lowest total recorded – 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by RCB vs KKR
Highest score chased – 204/2 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs KKR
Lowest score defended – 114/4 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR
SRH – 06
Here’s how the two sides may lineup –
KKR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen – Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill
All-rounder – Sunil Narine, Andre Russell
Bowlers – Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Piyush Chawla
SRH Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – W Saha
Batsmen – D Warner, J Bairstow, Manish Pandey, D Hooda
All-rounder –Sakib Al Hasan, V Shankar
Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, S Kaul, S Sharma
Kolkata Knight Riders –
Shrikant Mundhe, Kuldeep Yadav, Carlos Brathwaite, Dinesh Karthik (c), Rinku Singh, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Joe Denly, Sunil Narine, Harry Gurney, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Sandeep Warrier, Nitish Rana, Nikhil Naik, KC Cariappa, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Shubman Gill, Yarra Prithviraj
Sunrisers Hyderabad –
Kane Williamson (c), Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Shakib Al Hasan, Rashid Khan, Yusuf Pathan, Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, David Warner, Shreevats Goswami, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Jonny Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi, K Khaleel Ahmed, Abhishek Sharma
Big Hitters – Chris Lynn, N Rana, Robin Uthappa, D Karthik
All-rounders in the rank – Andre Russell & Sunil Narine
Spin abilities – Kuldeep Yadav & Piyush Chawla
Big Hitters – D Warner, M Pandey, Yusuf Pathan
All-rounders – Shakib Al Hasan, V Shankar & M Nabi
Spin abilities – Rashid Khan
Pace attack – Bhubaneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma and S Kaul
Doubtful – Kane Williamson
KKR wins the toss and elects to bowl first
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