KOL vs SRH The battle for the playoffs has turned interesting ahead of the deciding week in IPL 2022. Now on Saturday, 14 May, the 61st match of the league will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad KOL vs SRH at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. This is the second time this year that both the teams are going to take on each other. In the earlier meeting, Hyderabad defeated Kolkata by 7 wickets.
Now Kolkata KOL will take the field to avenge their defeat in tomorrows match and keep the playoff hopes alive. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad would also like to present the claim of the top-4 by securing 2 points. According to the situation of the latest points table, Hyderabad is in 6th position and Kolkata is in 7th position. Let us tell you about every important information related to KOL vs SRH match on 14th May through this article.
Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad (KOL vs SRH) are going to enter the virtual knockout match on May 14, whichever team loses in this match, it will be almost impossible for them to make it to the playoffs this year. First of all, lets talk about Shreyas Iyers captaincy, then this team has won only 5 matches in 12 matches, for example, now KOL has only 2 matches left to reach 14 points.
To beat Mumbai in the last match, the teams bowling played a decisive role in the victory, taking the lead. But now in front of the sharp bowlers of Hyderabad, the batsmen will have to win the field responsibly. For this, it is also imperative to get runs from the teams captain Shreyas Iyer.
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson is also battling a drought of runs. This year he has not played a single match-winning inning, despite this, after losing 2 initial matches, Hyderabad made a tremendous comeback and surprised everyone by registering 5 consecutive wins. But, after this, the losing streak of the team continues. The brunt of injuries to many players is also falling on the results, but going beyond this, now Sunrisers will have to fight a do-or-die battle to stay in front of Knight Riders in IPL 2022.
This match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad (KOL vs SRH) is going to be even more exciting. The competition between these two teams has always been a close contest. So far in the history of IPL, if the clash between the two is seen, then KOL has always dominated SRH. You can get an idea of this by looking head to head.
Both the teams have met in 22 matches so far, out of which the result of 14 matches has been in favor of Kolkata, while on the other hand, Hyderabad has won only 8 matches. According to head to head, the Kolkata team is going to have a heavy edge. But it would not be right to underestimate Hyderabad SRH that in this years clash, Hyderabad defeated Kolkata KOL by 7 wickets.
This match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad (KKR vs SRH) will be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. This ground will have enough bounce and carry for the pacers. While the pitch will be good for batting, the extra bounce and carry for the fast bowlers on the surface can get them quick wickets. But the boundary of the Pune stadium is bigger than other stadiums, due to which the batsmen will have to use more force to hit big shots.
In the beginning, if the openers bat carefully with the new ball, then the bowlers can be beaten a lot in the end over. Because due to humidity, dew is also expected in the outfield of MCA. So the teams batting first have to set a score of at least 180+ to save the score.
|1||Gujrat Titans - Q||14||10||4||0||0.316||20|
|2||Rajasthan Royals - Q||14||9||5||0||0.298||18|
|3||Lucknow Super Giants - Q||14||9||5||0||0.251||18|
|4||Royal Challengers Bangalore - Q||14||8||6||0||-0.253||16|
|5||Delhi Capitals - E||14||8||6||0||0.204||14|
|6||Punjab Kings - E||14||7||7||0||0.126||14|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders - E||14||6||8||0||0.146||12|
|8||Sunrisers Hyderabad - E||14||6||8||0||-0.379||12|
|9||Chennai Super Kings - E||14||4||10||0||-0.203||8|
|10||Mumbai Indians - E||14||4||10||0||-0.506||8|
|Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result|