Put into to bat, KKR had been in a pot of hassle at one stage after they had been 105 for four in 15 overs, however Morgan (34 off 23 balls) and Karthik unbeaten on 29 off 14 balls powered their aspect to a par rating.
Earlier, KKR bought off to a great begin with openers Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi scoring common boundaries for a 48-run partnership earlier than T Natarajan dismissed the latter within the sixth over.
In the 12th over, Rashid Khan eliminated Gill (36) and within the subsequent over, Nitish Rana additionally adopted Gill again to the dugou after he was dismissed by Vijay Shankar.
Morgan and Andre Russell helped KKR get previous the 100-run mark. But, Russell quickly gave away a simple catch to Shankar off Natarajan’s supply within the 15th over.
In the top, Morgan and Karthik performed brilliantly and guided KKR to a good whole. Morgan scored 16 runs within the closing over earlier than getting out of the ultimate supply of the innings.
As for staff information, Sunrisers have introduced in an additional pacer, Basil Thampi rather than spinner Shabaz Nadeem and Abdul Samad returns to the aspect to interchange Khaleel Ahmed.
Meanwhile, KKR have additionally made two adjustments from their defeat to Mumbai Indians with Chris Green and Prasidh Krishna making method for chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi
Kolkata Knight Riders: Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan (captain), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy
Both SRH and KKR are coming into the match on the again of defeats of their final outings. So, they’re going to look to bounce again and get again among the many wins to maintain their play-off hopes alive.
SRH have to date received three video games out of eight, whereas KKR have secured 4 wins from the eight matches they’ve performed this season.
In the reverse fixture, KKR claimed a seven wicket win because of Shubman Gill’s unbeaten 70 and Eoin Morgan’s 29-ball 42. For SRH, Manish Pandey prime scored with a half century that went in useless.
While KKR can be trying to take confidence from that efficiency, SRH can be out to degree the head-to-head rating towards KKR.
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