In the Match 49 of the Indian Premier League 2021, the Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will compete with each other. The Kolkata Knight Riders need the performances from Sunil Narine and Rahul Tripathi, while Jason Roy and Rashid Khan are the key performers for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Kiwi batter Kane Williamson captains the SRH side, and KL Rahul leads the Punjab Kings side.
Kolkata Knight Riders team have 5 wins in 12 matches, and need 2 wins more to qualify for the playoffs, They lost their last league match to Punjab Kings in a close game. While the Sunrisers are out of the qualification to the playoffs with only 2 wins in 11 matches. They lost their last league match to Chennai Super Kings and would look to improve the performances.
Kolkata and Hyderabad will lock horns in this game, where Kolkata will be desperate of a win, as the points table is getting interesting and Kolkata still have a good chance to take the 4th spot. Hyderabad are out of the race to the playoffs, and are giving chance to their young players to play a game. KKR will suppress their consistent performers to do their best, as they can win them the game.
Fixture Name: Match 49
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 3 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
KKR(recent last): W L W
SRH(recent last): L W L
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Pitch Report: The match between KKR and SRH is scheduled to be played at Dubai stadium. The pitch at Dubai will be a belter and the batters will surely be in control of the match due to the reliable bounce and quick outfield. Here, the par score will be 175 to win the match. The teams batting second has won the most matches on this venue.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Royal Challengers Bangalore 165/6 won by 55 runs against Mumbai Indians 111/10 in Indian Premier League 2021.
The 6 players from KKR, and 5 from SRH are selected in the Dream11 Team. The captain pick for your team will be Venkatesh Iyer, who has proved to be terrific for the team in both the departments. While, the vice captain can be Jason Roy, who is an established opener in the T20 format and would look to provide consistent performances.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Wriddhiman Saha
BATSMEN: Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Jason Roy
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer
BOWLERS: Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakravarthy
The Kolkata Knight Riders is expected to win this match and make their case strong for the playoffs of the tournament. Their youngsters like Venkatesh and Varun have stepped up well to provide the contributions to the team, and look to perform well. While, the Sunrisers have to depend on their star players like Jason Roy and Kane Williamson to win the matches, which has hurt them.
Kolkata Knight Riders are alternatively losing and winning their games, and last one was just not their good performance with the ball. Captain Morgan is out of form, and that is a big concern for them, also with the middle order getting weaker without Russell. Venkatesh Iyer and Rahul Tripathi are doing very good with the bat, whereas Varun and Narine are doing the same with the ball consistently, which is a plus for them.
Venkatesh has been excellent in his debut IPL season, and has bolstered the team’s prospects for reaching the playoffs of the tournament. He has been impressive in providing fine starts, and has been able to take wickets with fine yorkers. In 5 matches of this season, he has smashed 193 runs and has take 3 wickets as well.
The talented spinner with usefulness with the bat can be one of the top performers for the KKR team in this fixture. Sunil has a proven ability to turn the match in the team’s favour by the tricks in his armoury and can score crucial runs. In 9 matches, he has scalped 10 wickets and will look to take the team to the playoffs.
Captain: Eoin Morgan
Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik
Possible Top Four: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana
Pace Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrier, Andre Russell
Spin Bowlers: Sunil Narine, Varun Chakrvarthy
Overseas Players: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Lockie Ferguson
The team will look to play with the same 11, as they did not do anything wrong in their last fixture and would look to give their best in this match.
KKR Playing 11 (likely)
Sunrisers are looking to have got their plot back in this business end of the season, when they are officially out of the race to the playoffs. They lost their last game to Chennai in a last over thriller, where Hyderabad did not put up a big score on the board and just did right at the end of their bowling to take it to the final over. Holder got quick wickets, and there turned the game, which they eventually lost.
The top order batsman of the Sunrisers team looked confident in his first league match of this IPL season, then failed to perform in the next match. But, he should be on your radar due to his terrific track record and capabilities in white ball cricket. In 2 matches, Jason Roy has scored 62 runs at an average of 31.
The spinner with terrific ability to win matches for the team has been rather quiet in this season, but still is the leading wicket taker for the team and would look to introduce variations and take important wickets of the opposition. In 11 matches, Rashid has scalped a total of 14 wickets at an average of 19.50.
Captain: Kane Williamson
Wicket-keeper: Wriddhiman Saha
Possible Top Four: Jason Roy, Kane Williamson, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhishek Sharma
Opening Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul
Overseas Players: Jason Holder, Kane Williamson, Jason Roy, Rashid Khan
The team is already out of the race for the playoffs, and need to give their 100% efforts, and the experienced players like Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jason Roy would look to be proficient.
SRH Playing 11 (likely)
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