In the 61st match of IPL 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will play against each other. The last time these sides met Sunrisers Hyderabad came out on top and the slump for Kolkata had just begun. Kolkata Knight Riders have struggled in the latter half of the season and find themselves seventh in the points table. They won their previous match against Mumbai Indians and will look to keep their hopes alive with another win here. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad are sixth in the table and a win here will put them in a good position as we move towards the business end of the tournament.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Match 61
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date & Time: 14th May at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
KKR vs SRH, Match 61 Pitch Report:
The surface has been very helpful for the pacers and most of the teams batting first have won at this venue. There will be no dew and both teams will look to put runs on the board and later defend it.
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KKR vs SRH, Match 61 Probable Playing XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sam Billings (wk), Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Umran Malik
Top Picks for KKR vs SRH Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
he has scored 336 runs in 12 matches at an average of 30 and a strike rate of 129 and will be looking to put up a big performance.
He is in good form having scored 331 runs in 11 matches at an average of 30 and a strike rate of 132. He can also bowl a few overs with the ball.
Top Picks – All-Rounder
Andre Russell with 14 wickets is bowling really well at crucial stages and also has scored 281 runs with the bat at a strike rate of 183. He will be a great option to have for this match.
Top Picks – Bowlers
He has been terrific with the ball picking up 15 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 24.27 and did really well against this same opposition a few weeks back.
He is expected to return to the side and will play a key role with the new ball. So far he has picked up 15 wickets in 10 matches and will look to continue the same.
Top Picks – Wicketkeeper
He will be the best option in this section and has looked in great touch scoring 261 runs in 11 matches so far this season.
KKR vs SRH Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Nicholas Pooran||261 runs||497|
|Shreyas Iyer||336 runs||537|
|Umran Malik||15 wickets||558|
|Andre Russell||14 wickets and 281 runs||816|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KKR vs SRH Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Nicholas Pooran, Kane Williamson, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram (vc), Andre Russell (c), Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KKR vs SRH Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Nicholas Pooran, Kane Williamson (c), Shreyas Iyer (vc), Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Umran Malik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
KKR vs SRH Risky Captaincy Choices:
Kane Williamson has struggled so far this season striking at under a 100 and not getting many runs. However, he is a quality player and could be risked as captain for this match.
Player you should avoid:
Shashank Singh has been batting lower down the order and might not get much balls to make an impact in fantasy. Hence avoid him for this match.