KKR vs SRH Playing XI: Kolkata and Hyderabad have 10-10 points so far.
KKR vs SRH IPL 2022: It is a do or die match for Kolkata. If she gets a loss against Hyderabad, she will be out of the race for the playoffs.
In the 60th match of IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad (KKR vs SRH) are face to face. This match, to be held at the MCA Stadium in Pune, is very important for both the teams according to the playoff race. Kolkata captain Shreyas Iyer has won the toss and decided to bat first. Kolkata will miss Pat Cummins in this match, who has been out due to injury. Kolkata has made two changes, while Hyderabad has changed 3 players in the playing XI. Both the teams have 10 points each, but for Kolkata it is a do or die match. If Shreyas Iyer’s team loses here, it will be out of the tournament.
There have been a lot of changes in this match. Kolkata have brought back their most successful bowler this season, Umesh Yadav, in place of the injured Pat Cummins. Apart from him, wicketkeeper Sheldon Jackson has been discharged and Sam Billings has been given a chance again in his place. As far as Hyderabad is concerned, the strength of Kane Williamson’s team has increased. T Natarajan and Washington Sundar, who were out of the last few matches due to injury, have returned and Marco Yanson has also got a chance. Jadgisha Suchit, Fazalhaq Farooqui and Karthik Tyagi have vacated the seat.
What is the position of both the teams?
Talking about both the teams, in the last match, Kolkata kept their hopes of playoff alive by defeating Mumbai Indians. This team has 10 points in 12 matches and with a win in the last 2 matches, it can go up to 14 points, where they will have to depend on the rest of the teams as well. On the other hand, Hyderabad has lost 3 matches in a row after a stellar performance, giving a blow to its playoff hopes. Yet Hyderabad still has 3 matches and if they win all three, their playoff chances will be stronger with 16 points.
KKR vs SRH: Today’s Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders:Shreyas Iyer (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sam Billings (wk), Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakraborty
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aidan Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Marco Yanson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik