IPL 2017 Playoffs, SRH vs KKR Match Prediction: Who will win today's eliminator between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders
SRH beat KKR at the same stage last year and will be looking to continue their winning streak by beating Gautam Gambhir's side.
Reigning IPL champions Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2017 Eliminator at Bengaluru in a repeat of last year’s clash at the same stage. KKR will be hoping that history doesn’t repeat itself as they look to become the first side to claim three IPL titles.
The defending IPL champions certainly have a lot of things going in their favor as they get ready to take on KKR. They have won their last two matches, have the Orange and Purple cap holders in David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in their side, boast of an in-form batting and bowling line-up. With plenty of things in their favor, SRH will want to capitalize and not be complacent as they take on Gautam Gambhir’s side.
In knockout games and matches against rivals, it is said that form goes out of the window. KKR will be hoping that is the case as their recent form is horrendous. They have lost their last two matches while winning just one of their last five matches coming into the game against SRH. Not just form, but history is also is not in favor of KKR as they lost at the same stage against SRH last season. They will
The winner of this match will take on Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier at the same venue on Friday, with the winner of that virtual semi-final going through to face Rising Pune Supergiant in the final at Hyderabad.
Match date: 17-04-2017
Match time: 2000 hours (IST)
Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
|Probability of win in the Eliminator vs KKR (Based on overall IPL history)||57%||Probability of win in the Eliminator vs SRH|
(Based on overall IPL history)
|When SRH Bat 1st||When KKR Bat 1st|
|Win % batting first||62.50%||Win % batting first||40%|
|Win % batting first scoring more than 180||80%||Win % batting first scoring more than 150||25%|
|Avg.Team total batting first||187||Avg.Team total batting first||165|
|Top batsman in 1st innings||David Warner: R 387, SR-154.80, 100s-1, 50s-2||Top batsman in 1st innings||Manish Pandey: R 203, SR-134.43, 100s-0, 50s-1|
|When SRH Bat 2nd||When KKR Bat 2nd|
|Win % batting second||60%||Win % batting second||67%|
|Win % chasing more than 150||50%||Win % chasing more than 170||60%|
|Avg.Team total batting second||158||Avg.Team total batting second||187|
|Top batsman in 2nd innings||David Warner: R 217, SR-129.94, 100s-0, 50s-2||Top batsman in 2nd innings||Gautam Gambhir: R 349, SR-130.22, 100s-0, 50s-4|
|When SRH Bowl 1st||When KKR Bowl 1st|
|Win % bowling first||60%||Win % bowling first||67%|
|Win % when restricting opposition to less than 150||67%||Win % when restricting opposition to 170 or less||80%|
|Avg.Opposition score batting first||149||Avg.Opposition score batting first||174|
|Top bowlers when team fields first||B Kumar: W-9, RPO-6.93; Rashid Khan: W-9, RPO-6.10||Top bowlers when team fields first||Umesh Yadav: W-11, RPO-9.46|
|When SRH Bowl 2nd||When KKR Bowl 2nd|
|Win % fielding second||62.50%||Win % fielding second||40%|
|Win % when restricting opposition to less than 175||75%||Win % when restricting opposition to less than 160||67%|
|Avg.Opposition batting second||174||Avg.Opposition batting second||167|
|Top bowlers when team fields second||B Kumar: W-16, RPO-7.00||Top bowlers when team fields second||Chris Woakes: W-10, RPO-7.93|
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