The iconic Eden Gardens, Kolkata will host the second match of IPL 2019. Kolkata Knight Riders Will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in what promises to be a mouth-watering clash. Both sides have been pretty strong over the years and this contest will be watched with keen eyes by thousands at the Eden. Catch all you want to know about IPL 2019 Match 2 KKR vs SRH.
In IPL 2018, these two teams had met twice at this venue. On both occasions, SRH had got the better of the hosts. First, the visitors won by 5 wickets in the league stage. Then, SRH defeated KKR in the second qualifier by 14 runs to seal a berth in the final.
But it’s all in the past as both sides gear up for a fresh start. On paper, both teams look equally strong and it’s difficult to predict who will have the upper hand. KKR, traditionally, has been a tough nut to crack at home. But SRH is one team that has nullified their home advantage.
Kolkata Knight Riders Strength and Weakness
The spin attack of KKR is their biggest strength. Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav bowl in tandem and it just doesn’t get better than this, having two of the best at the same time. In the batting department too, they possess good power.
One aspect in which they might suffer is the pace department. Yes, there is Andre Russell but the pacer has been battling through a few injuries. If the opposition attacks the pacers, the inexperience of the youngsters might hurt them.
Kolkata Knight Riders complete squad
Dinesh Karthik, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Shrikant Mundhe, Yarra Prithviraj, Anrich Nortje, Nikhil Naik, Harry Gurney , Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Carlos Brathwaite
KKR Predicted XI
Sunrisers Hyderabad Strength and Weakness
SRH will be boosted by the return of David Warner. The Australian couldn’t participate last year because of the ban imposed on him. Despite his absence, SRH did well with the bat. With Warner’s comeback, the batting unit rockets to another level.
The weakness, if any, is in the pace bowling department. With Rashid Khan in the line-up, their spin bowling is in the best hands. But as far as Indian pacers are concerned, there isn’t a big name.
Sunrisers Hyderabad complete squad
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Manish Pandey, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Abhisekh Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha, Jonny Bairstow
SRH Predicted XI
Head to head KKR vs SRH
Total Matches: 15, KKR won: 9, SRH won: 6
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Here is everything you need to know about the 2nd match of the IPL 2019 KKR vs SRH
Match No.: Match 2
Date and Timings: Sunday, 24th March 2019, 4 PM IST (10:30 AM GMT)
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
|Venue Stats – IPL|
|Matches won batting first||27|
|Matches won bowling first||43|
|Average 1st Inns scores||156|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||143|
|Highest total recorded||210/6 (20 Ov) by MI vs KKR|
|Lowest total recorded||49/10 (9.4 Ov) by RCB vs KKR|
|Highest score chased||204/2 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs KKR|
|Lowest score defended||114/4 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR|
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