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
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders take on each other on May 25 to compete for the right to play Chennai Super Kings in this year’s IPL final. Both teams have played each other once this season and have won a game piece where the team batting second have chased the total down with ease giving the eliminator tie a spice to it. Going by the previous SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record, Kolkata Knight Riders must feel confident about their chances of winning this match as they lead 9-5 from the previous 14 IPL SRH vs KKR head to head meetings. Apart from Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders ended as the top 3 teams in the group stages and it is fitting that 2 of these 3 teams will play in the IPL 2018 final with IPL SRH vs KKR head to head match giving us the final team to take Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2018 final. Ahead of this all-important match, we take a look at IPL SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record and break down all the important numbers and statistics ahead of the game.
SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record
|Played||SRH Wins||KKR Wins||No Result|
|Overall – 14||5||9||0|
|Matches in May – 9||3||6||0|
|Matches at Eden Gardens – 6||1||5||0|
IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH will be the 15th meeting between the two teams which KKR has dominated in the past and will hope to replicate their form the previous IPL SRH vs KKR meetings. IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH meetings have been won by the team batting second and the same trend could follow in this game as well as the game will see a 7 PM start to negate any undue advantage to the team batting first.
SRH vs KKR Head to Head Record has often helped the spinners as the likes of Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, and Shakib Al Hasan have been amongst the wickets in the past and they could enjoy a similar degree of performances in this game as well. One aspect Sunrisers Hyderabad will not be liking about this game is that it is being played at Eden Gardens where SRH have not been that convincing in the past. Sunrisers have played 6 matches at this venue and lost 5 of them. Kolkata Knight Riders have a set formula of beating teams in their own backyard and it will be a hard test for Sunrisers Hyderabad given how they have struggled with their middle order batting this season. The third IPL 2018 SRH vs KKR head to head battle could very well be decided by the fact how KKR spinners go against an out of form SRH middle order who need to support their skipper Kane Williamson if SRH team 2018 aspire to be in the IPL 2018 final against Chennai Super Kings.
IPL SRH vs KKR Statistical Preview
2 – Shikhar Dhawan needs just 2 more runs to score 4000 IPL runs, he will be the 8th player to do so
3 – Number of combined IPL titles won by SRH (1) and KKR (2) in the last six years
8 – 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
8 – Shikhar Dhawan is 8th 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
17 – Number of wickets picked up by Bhuvneshwar Kumar in IPL KKR vs SRH matches, most by any bowler
111 – 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.
146 – Number of dot balls bowled by Rashid Khan in IPL 2018, second most by any bowler. Umesh Yadav leads this chart with 148 dot balls
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.
139 – Number of wickets picked up by Piyush Chawla in IPL, the third highest tally in the history of 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