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KKR vs SRH in IPL 2024 Qualifier 1 - Match Prediction And Insights

Kolkata Knight Riders ( KKR ) are gearing up to face Sunrisers Hyderabad ( SRH ) in their next clash of the ongoing IPL 2024 season. The two teams will meet in Qualifier 1 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, May 21. KKR was the first team to secure a spot in the playoffs, and they will be eager to notch another win to secure a place in this season's finals.

Conversely, SRH clinched their playoff berth as the third qualifying team. Under the leadership of Pat Cummins, they achieved a thrilling four-wicket victory against Punjab Kings in their last league match. This crucial win elevated them to second place in the standings, setting up a showdown with the table-topping KKR in the Qualifiers.

Match Details
  • Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2024
  • Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • Date & Time: Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 PM IST
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: Star Sports Channels, JioCinema (app and website)

  • Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
    The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium offers a balanced contest for both batsmen and fast bowlers. The surface supports batters, enabling free scoring, while also providing pace and bounce that fast bowlers can exploit. Notably, in the last five matches held here, teams opting to chase have won each time. Therefore, the team winning the toss is likely to choose to field first in the upcoming match.

    KKR vs SRH Probable Playing XIs

    Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):
    Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy

    Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):
    Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Nitish Reddy, Heinrich Klaasen (WK), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Sanvir Singh, Pat Cummins (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande