The third match will be played between the dynamic SRH and the astonishing KKR. Talking about both the team, Sunrisers Hyderabad are the side which has shown immense talents in the last few years. Even their last season was also pretty good after having a slow pitched start.
On the other hand Kolkata Knight Riders would be in concern as they don’t seem to be in that flattering touch what they used to be. Mixed scenarios result in them more in struggle. Having mid season captaincy change to getting knocked out due to awful net run rate.
Sunrisers Hyderabad had won the last title in 2016 while Kolkata Knight Riders last won the title in 2014. Both the team will be aiming to start the decade with naming the title with their franchises name.
Sunrisers Hyderabad had a solid team with pretty fine stuff In the bowling department with the presence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan and T Natarajan. While with bat, presence of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow will boost the dynamic batting stance. With bidding on players like Kedhar Jadhav, franchise also focused on strengthening the middle order and keen making support to Kane Williamson as well.
Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to fill the loopholes which they had created in the previous edition. They will look to work on the opening combination as well. It will be great challenge for Eoin Morgan to lead the team in front of mammoth leaders.
Head to Head
Both the teams had played 19 matches against each other in the IPL History and with taking a lead of 12, Kolkata Franchise is ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Even in the previous edition Sunrisers Hyderabad had lost both the games against KKR.
Now let’s see which team will roar in Chennai. Will it be Orange Army or the reigning anthem of Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo!!
Possible Playing XI of KKR and SRH
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision