Sunrisers Hyderabad will meet Kolkata Knight Riders in an important contest for the top-Four race on Sunday. The KKR have an opportunity to increase their lead over the fifth-placed SRH by 4 factors, thus gaining a giant benefit as they search to e-book a playoff berth.
A win for Sunrisers will throw the top-Four race large open – two groups would then be on eight factors, whereas CSK and RR are already tied at six factors.
As we gear up for one more thrilling contest in IPL 2020, let’s check out the stats preview:
Head-to-head tie: Kolkata lead the rivalry with 11 wins in 18 IPL conferences which incorporates their seven-wicket win in Abu Dhabi final month. Nevertheless, the 2 sides have shared the identical variety of wins of their final 10 conferences. So will SRH win the return fixture?
On the venue: KKR get pleasure from a Three-Four win-loss report on the venue which incorporates three wins and two defeats this season. SRH, then again, have simply two matches on the venue this season, each final month, successful one and dropping the opposite. The loss got here in opposition to KKR with SRH being restricted to the bottom staff complete this season – 142 for 4.
– Eoin Morgan can choose to bat second in Abu Dhabi if KKR win the toss for the sixth time in eight video games this season. Not solely has the venue witnessed profitable chases within the final three video games, KKR have received seven of their 9 video games in opposition to SRH whereas batting second.
– Dinesh Karthik has struggled immensely in opposition to leg-spinners of late. On this season itself, he has been dismissed 4 occasions by leggies at a common of simply Three.2.
– Might KKR followers see the return of Kuldeep Yadav? Kane Williamson averages 24.5 in opposition to Chinaman in IPL. Jonny Bairstow has been dismissed seven occasions at 30.7 in opposition to leggies. And Kuuldeep has taken 10 wickets in opposition to SRH, probably the most he has in opposition to any IPL opponent, at 7.78 runs per over.
– Andre Russell has been dismissed thrice by pacers this season at a mean of simply six. He’s weak to large yorkers and brief balls.