| Sunrisers Hyderabad
||vs|| Kolkata Knight Riders
ScheduleSunday, 18 May 2014 at 14:30 GMT / 15:30 UK / 20:00 IST
VenueRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.
Sunrisers Hyderabad lost another game against the strong unit of Kings XI Punjab whereas Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by a huge margin of six wickets in their last matches. The latter won half of their games out of 10 while SRH were beaten six times in 10 matches and will anticipate winning the next game at their home ground.
Naman Ojha smashed unbeaten 79 runs while David Warner contributed 44 in the last game whereas Aaron Finch and Shikhar Dhawan are also among runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the highest wicket taker of the tournament along with Mohit Sharma while Dale Steyn and Amit Mishra are improving.
Robin Uthappa continued with his blistering form by hammering a match winning 80 runs vs. Mumbai Indians. Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey and Suryakumar Yadav are batting reasonably whereas Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel and Piyush Chawla are their bowling assets.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
A hot day with temperatures around 27-41ᵒC
The winner will field first
Suitable for the stroke players
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Aaron Finch, David Warner, Lokesh Rahul, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha, Irfan Pathan, Karn Sharma, Dale Steyn, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra.
Kolkata Knight Riders – Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawala, Morne Morkel, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav.
KKR are the favourites to win the encounter