SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS: SRH VS KKR HEAD TO HEAD RECORD, IPL 2018 SRH VS KKR STATISTICAL PREVIEW AND IPL 2018 KKR VS SRH HEAD TO HEAD RECORD ANALYSIS
Despite suffering a heavy defeat against Chennai Super Kings in a recent match, Sunrisers Hyderabad remain the team to beat in this year’s Indian Premier League as they became the first team to seal their place in the playoffs and achieved the feat with 3 games to go in the tournament. On Saturday (May 12), they will take on a Kolkata Knight Riders side which has been boosted by back to back wins against Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals and will go into the IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR match knowing that they can join Kane Williamson’s side in the final 4 if they win the encounter. The IPL SRH vs KKR match will also be the final group stage fixture of IPL 2018 for both these sides as they have already played 13 of their 14 scheduled matches this season. While KKR will go all guns blazing in the this IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH game, hosts Sunrisers can also not afford to take this game lightly as they would like to enter the qualifiers round with winning momentum behind them. Topping the points table is another added objective which they might pursue and seek. This will be the second IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR match of the season, with Sunrisers recording a comfortable 5 wicket win the last time these two teams went head to head with each other in the IPL KKR vs SRH game on April 14 at the Eden Gardens. The IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR game will generate plenty of interest from cricket fans across the globe as international icons like Kane Williamson, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan and Mitchell Johnson are all expected to feature in it. Another thing which the fans of both teams might be on the lookout for is the SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record. As such, we have listed the same and also analysed the KKR vs SRH Head to Head in detail below. Further, a statistical preview of the IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH has also been chalked out.
SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record
|Played||SRH Wins||KKR Wins||No Result|
|Overall – 13||5||8||0|
|Matches in May – 8||3||5||0|
|Matches at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium – 4||2||2||0|
One thing that the above-mentioned SRH vs KKR Head to Head record shows is that Kolkata Knight Riders hold a good lead over Sunrisers Hyderabad as they have won 8 of the 13 IPL SRH vs KKR matches played over the last few years. What needs to kept in mind while reading the KKR vs SRH Head to Head record is that these two teams have only played 13 games against each other, including the IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH match earlier this season. This is down to the fact that Sunrisers Hyderabad only started participating in the league in the year 2013 when they replaced the outgoing Deccan Chargers in the IPL setup.
As has already been stated above, the IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR match on Saturday will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams with Kane Williamson’s side holding a 1-0 lead in the IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR Head to Head numbers.
The IPL SRH vs KKR encounter on May 19 will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The KKR vs SRH head to head record table above also shows that both these teams have recorded two wins apiece at this particular venue. The SRH vs KKR Head to Head record read 5-3 in favour of visitors Kolkata Knight Riders when it comes to games played between these two sides in the month of May in the last 5 years.
The recent IPL KKR vs SRH head to head record also needs to be taken into consideration here and it states that both Hyderabad and Kolkata have 2 of the last 4 matches played against each other. The IPL SRH vs KKR encounter has produced plenty of memorable moments over the years with key players like Kane Williamson, David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine and Shikhar Dhawan all leaving their mark in this fixture. The IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR match is expected to follow a familiar storyline with the Knight Riders’ strong batting lineup coming up against the season’s best bowling unit on Saturday (May 19).
IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Statistical Preview
3 – Number of combined IPL titles won by SRH (1) and KKR (2) in the last six years
5 – Sunrisers Hyderabad players will be turning up against their former team Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR match (Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Shreevats Goswami and Wriddhiman Saha)
7 – Number of half-centuries scored by Kane Williamson in IPL 2018, most by any batsman this season
8 – Number of maiden overs bowled by Sandeep Sharma in IPL, most by any active bowler
9 – Number of matches won by SRH in IPL 2018, most by any team at this stage
10 – Shikhar Dhawan is 10th on the list of all-time IPL highest run scorers
12 – The number of wickets taken by Bhuvneshwar Kumar against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the most by any bowler in the IPL RCB vs SRH encounters over the years
13 – Number of wickets taken by Siddarth Kaul and Rashid Khan for SRH in IPL 2018, the joint-highest tally for Kane Williamson’s side
17 – Number of wickets picked up by Bhuvneshwar Kumar in IPL KKR vs SRH matches, most by any bowler
110 – Number of wickets picked up by Sunil Narine in IPL. He is only the third overseas bowler after Lasith Malinga and Dwayne Bravo to have crossed the tally of 100 wickets in the tournament’s history.
116 – Number of dot balls bowled by Rashid Khan in IPL 2018, third most by any bowler
118 – The total defended by Sunrisers Hyderabad against Mumbai Indians on April 24, lowest in this year’s tournament
119 – Number of wickets picked up by Bhuvneshwar Kumar in IPL. He is currently 6th on the all-time of highest wicket-takers in the tournament.
137 – Number of wickets picked up by Piyush Chawla in IPL, third highest tally in history of the tournament
178.37 – Andre Russell’s strike rate in the IPL, highest among all batsmen to have featured in the tournament
344 – Number of runs scored by Robin Uthappa in IPL SRH v KKR encounters, most by any batsman among the current squads of both teams