KKR vs SRH Prediction – Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders will face the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Saturday. It will be a do-or-die match for both these two sides as the losing team will be eliminated from the playoff race. Get up to date by reading our KKR vs SRH prediction.

Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 5 out of their 11 games so far this season and they are placed at the 6th position whereas, Kolkata Knight Riders have also won 5 games but they played 12 games and are standing at the 7th position on the points table of IPL 2022. 

Kolkata Knight Riders won their last match by 52 runs against Mumbai Indians. Batting first, Kolkata scored 165 runs on the board, Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana scored 43 runs each. 

In reply, Mumbai Indians were bowled out for just 113 runs. Pat Cummins bowled a brilliant spell of 3-23 while Andre Russell also picked up 2 wickets. 

On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad faced a big defeat of 67 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their previous match. RCB posted 192 runs on the board courtesy of a 73-run knock from Faf du Plessis. Sunrisers Hyderabad got all-out on 125 runs in the last over. Rahul Tripathi scored 58 runs from just 37 balls while Wanindu Hasaranga claimed a five-wicket haul for RCB in that game. 

Head to Head  

Here is the head-to-head record between these two sides in IPL. 

Total Matches Played: 22

KKR won: 14

SRH won: 8

Tie/ no result: 0   

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium helps the batting side in the powerplay. The spinners will play an important role in the middle-overs while the pacers can get help from the pitch by bowling at the right areas. Chasing the total will once again be the first priority of both teams. 

Weather Report

The temperature will most likely hover around 29°C with 62% humidity during the match timings. There are about no chances of rain during the match. 

Average First Innings Score

The average first innings total at the MCA Stadium is 170.

KKR vs SRH Prediction – Probable XI

Sunrisers Hyderabad Predicted XI

Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Sean Abbott, Shreyas Gopal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kartik Tyagi, Umran Malik

SRH Complete Squad

Kane Williamson (Captain), Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Karik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchith, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Saurabh Dubey, Shashank Singh, Vishnu Vinod, Glenn Philips, Fazalhaq Farooqi.

Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted XI

Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer ©, Nitish Rana, Sam Billings (WK), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarty

KKR Complete Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Baba Indrajith, Aman Khan, Pratham Singh, Rinku Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Abhijeet Tomar, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammad Nabi, Anukul Roy, Shivam Mavi, Ashok Sharma, Chamika Karunaratne, Harshit Rana, Pat Cummins (ruled out of IPL 2022), Aaron Finch.

KKR VS SRH: Match Prediction

Wicketkeeper: Nicholas Pooran 

Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Kane Williamson, and Venkatesh Iyer. 

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and Aiden Markram. 

Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Umran Malik, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. 

Winner Prediction 

Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will clash on Saturday to stay alive in this competition. It is a must-win match for both KKR and SRH as the losing side will be eliminated from the tournament.

The moment is with Kolkata as they have won their previous game quite comfortably while SRH lost their last game by a huge margin. Kolkata Knight Riders have a good team combination but SRH will surely give them a tough time in this do-or-die match. 

Hence, in our KKR vs SRH prediction, we predict that Kolkata Knight Riders will beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in match 61 of IPL 2022. 

Broadcasting 

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM IST. Star Sports network will broadcast the game on television, and its live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar. 

Our KKR vs SRH Prediction

  • Who will win the toss? Kolkata Knight Riders 
  • Who will win? Kolkata Knight Riders 
  • Top Batsman (Runs scored): Shreyas Iyer 
  • Top Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Umran Malik, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. 
  • Team Scores Batting First: Between 160 to 180. 

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Last Updated on May 13, 2022

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