IPL 2020 KKR vs SRH Today’s Match Prediction: The 8th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) will be played on Saturday 26 September between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both teams have lost their first matches. In this game, Kolkata won’t be making any changes in their playing-11 even after losing against Mumbai. The most expensive player, Pat Cummins, may not have done well in the first match, but he was defended by captain Dinesh Karthik. On the other hand, Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the tournament when it comes to Sunrisers. The Hyderabad team could add Mohammad Nabi or Fabian Allen to the squad. If Kane Williamson is fit, there will be no better option than him as a top order batsman. There have been 17 matches between the two so far. Kolkata has won 10 matches while Hyderabad has won seven. Today’s match LIVE action will be available on Cricdaddy IPL 2020 KKR vs SRH LIVE Updates.
In the first match of this season, Hyderabad lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore. At the same time, Kolkata lost their first game against the defending champion Mumbai. Both of the teams will be looking forward to open their account with 2 points. Kolkata will have high expectations from Andre Russell apart from off-spinner and opener batsman Sunil Narine. In the 2019 season, Russell had hit 52 sixes and had contributed to win the games for KKR. Russell also has the highest strike rate of 186.41 in the IPL. With key players on their side, KKR might be the dominating side in this game.
Kolkata Knight Riders Expected Playing XI:
Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Nikhil Naik, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Kuldeep Yadav.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Expected Playing XI:
Johnny Bairstow, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.