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Kolkata Knight Riders vs SunRisers Hyderabad, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports | Cricket News


Sunrisers Hyderabad are playing their first game of this season. In their last five games, Hyderabad have won one game and lost four. Kolkata Knight Riders are also playing their first game of this season. In their last five games, Kolkata have won three games and lost two. Both teams last played against each other in Match 47 of the Indian T20 League, 2023 where Andre Russell scored the highest fantasy points for the Knight Riders with 78 match fantasy points while Aiden Markram topped the fantasy points leaderboard for the Sunrisers with 86 match fantasy points.

The pitch at Eden Gardens, Kolkata will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. The surface will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is not going to be easy. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 175 runs. The pitch at Eden Gardens, Kolkata is a balanced one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

The temperature will hover around 26 degree C and humidity is expected to be around 80%. Winds at a speed of 7.4 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

KKR vs SRH, Head-to-Head

In the 25 matches played between these two teams, the batters of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

KKR vs SRH Fantasy XI Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Patrick James Cummins

Pat Cummins is a right-arm fast bowler who will be leading the Sunrisers. His last IPL appearance was in 2022. He is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. In the last five matches, he has taken five wickets. Cummins is also a handy batter, who bats right-handed.

Andre Dwayne Russell

Andre Russell is an all-rounder with an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.8 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played five T20 matches, this player has scored 129 runs. Russell can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling right-arm fast and in recent five T20 matches, he has taken six wickets.

Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana is a batter with an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.7 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played three matches, Nitish Rana has scored 91 runs. He can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling off-break and in recent matches has taken one wicket.

Marco Jansen

Marco Jansen is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 102 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recent five T20 matches, Marco Jansen has scored 62 runs. He can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling left-arm medium fast and in recent five matches, he has taken 16 wickets.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has an average of 83 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. He is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recently played three T20 matches, this player has taken six wickets.

KKR vs SRH Squad Information

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Manish Pandey, Mitchell Starc, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dushmantha Chameera, KS Bharat, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Phil Salt, Ramandeep Singh, Anukul Roy, Sherfane Rutherford, Varun Chakravarthy, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Chetan Sakariya, Vaibhav Arora, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Harshit Rana, Sakib Hussain and Suyash Sharma.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Squad: Pat Cummins (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Agarwal, Rahul Tripathi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Heinrich Klaasen, Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Upendra Yadav, Wanindu Hasaranga, T Natarajan, Glenn Phillips, Anmolpreet Singh, Washington Sundar, Abhishek Sharma, Mayank Markande, Jhatavedh Subramanyan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Sanvir Singh, Marco Jansen, Akash Singh, Abdul Samad, Nitish Kumar Reddy and Umran Malik.

KKR vs SRH Fantasy XI Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Anmolpreet Singh

Batters: Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Abhishek Sharma and Sherfane Rutherford

All-Rounders: Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Marco Jansen and Aiden Markram

Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Varun Chakaravarthy

Captain: Rinku Singh

Vice-Captain: Sherfane Rutherford

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