KOL vs SRH: Kolkata Knight Riders will be up against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 61st match of Indian Premier League on 14th May at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
Kolkata Knight Riders have been hot and cold so far this season. They have won five of their 12 games where they won their most recent match against the Mumbai Indians by 52 runs. They are currently holding the 7th spot in the points table with 10 points to their name.
On other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their fourth consecutive game in the previous match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 67 runs. They are standing just above the Knight Riders with the same points and will be looking forward to getting back on track in this match.
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 61st Match
Date & Time: May 14th, 07:30 PM
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
The wicket at MCA stadium in Pune has been a balanced one. The average first innings score in the last three games has been around 160-170 runs. With wickets in hand being the key, chasing would be the ultimate choice by the toss-winning captain.
On Saturday, the temperature is forecast to be around 28°C, with a humidity of 64% and a wind velocity of 16 km/hr. There will be no rain showers and the weather will be clear.
KOL vs SRH Probable Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Pat Cummins, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kartik Tyagi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Umran Malik
KOL vs SRH Dream11 Team
Nicholas Pooran, Rahul Tripathi, Ajinkya Rahane, Abhishek Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Aiden Markram, Andre Russell, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pat Cummins, Tim Southee
Captain: Andre Russell | Vice-captain: Rahul Tripathi
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