Two times IPL winners KKR will begin their campaign against last year;s runners up, SRH on 24th March at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The game will kick off at 4PM. KKR will look to avenge the loss they received by the hands of SRH in the playoffs of the last edition of the IPL that knocked them out. Both the teams look very well-balanced on the paper and the game promises to be a cracker. In this KKR vs SRH Preview , we have provided all the necessary details for the game.
Let us have a look at KKR vs SRH Preview , the second game of IPL 2019.
Venue – Eden Gardens, kolkata
Date & Time – 24 March 4PM (Indian Time) & 10.30AM (GMT)
Pitch condition – Good batting wicket & will help spinners too
Weather – Hot day with no clouds
Broadcaster – StarSports in India
KKR Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders led by Dinesh Karthik came close to reaching final last time around, but they were knocked out in Qualifier 2.They would look to do even better this season. The performance of their overseas players will play a key role in that. Apart from the three regular overseas players; Lynn, Russell and Narine, KKR will also expect their new recruit Lockie Ferguson to perform well with the new ball.
The Kiwi bowler is a genuine fast bowler who can bowl with very high speeds. His ability to bowl really fast makes him a very difficult challenge for the batsman.
SRH Team News
Sun Risers Hyderabad finished as runners-up in the last edition of the IPL and were also the table toppers during the league stages. Warner is expected to return to the team and with the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Jonny Bairstow and Bhuvneshwar Kumar also in the squad, SunRisers are definitely one of the strongest teams of the tournaments.
Williamson made his mark not only as a batsman but also as a captain last season and will try his best to do even better this season.
KKR Predicted Playing 11
Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Subhman Gill, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson & Prasidh Krishna
SRH Predicted Playing 11
David Warner, Shreevats Goswami, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma & Siddarth Kaul
KKR Full Squad
Dinesh Karthik (c), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Carlos Brathwaite,
Anrich Nortje, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, Yarra Prithviraj, Shrikant Mundhe, Joe Denly, Sandeep Warrier, KC Kariappa