| Kolkata Knight Riders
||vs|| Sunrisers Hyderabad
ScheduleSaturday, 24 May 2014 at 14:30 GMT / 15:30 UK / 20:00 IST
VenueEden Gardens, Kolkata
Kolkata Knight Riders crushed Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 49th match and Sunrisers Hyderabad deflated the mighty Chennai Super Kings in the following game. KKR have already qualified for the playoffs and will anticipate winning the next encounter which can place them at top two. SRH are still in the race of the playoffs and will try hard to win the coming match.
Robin Uthappa and Shakib Al Hasan played match winning knocks of 83 and 60 for KKR against RCB while Manish Pandey and Gautam Gambhir are in great form. Sunil Narine is the highest wicket taker in the seventh edition of the IPL while Morne Morkel and Shakib Al Hasan are providing him nice assistance.
David Warner along with Shikhar Dhawan destroyed the bowling of CSK by smashing 90 and 64 runs in their previous match. Naman Ojha and Aaron are enjoying their batting whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar is bowling at his best while Karn Sharma and Dale Steyn are economical as well.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Eden Gardens, Kolkata
A bright day with temperatures around 28-40ᵒC
The winner will prefer to chase
A good pitch to bat on
Kolkata Knight Riders – Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine.
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Aaron Finch, David Warner, Naman Ojha, Irfan Pathan, Darren Sammy, Venugopal Rao, Karn Sharma, Parvez Rasool, Dale Steyn, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
KKR are in great rhythm and will win the match