In the third match of the IPL 2021 season, Sunrisers Hyderabad squares up against Kolkata Knight Riders at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Both teams have made some changes in the squad as one can expect a good game of cricket on Sunday.
On that note, here’s a look at the statistical preview of the third game of IPL 2021:
- Head to Head:
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have played against each other in 19 matches in IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders have been the better side, having won on 12 occasions. Kolkata, on the other hand, has managed to win it on 7 occasions.
Last year, both sides locked horns with each other on two occasions. Both the games were won by KKR.
- Highest run-getters:
SRH’s batting stalwart leads the way, having scored 912 runs against KKR in 23 games. If he manages to reach past the 1000-run mark this year, he will become the first player ever to do so against KKR. For Kolkata Knight Riders, Shubman Gill has scored the most runs against SRH. He has amassed 160 runs in 7 matches.
- Highest Wicket-takers:
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has had the most success against KKR in IPL. He has 27 wickets to his name against KKR at an average of 21.37. On the other hand, Kuldeep Yadav and Sunil Narine have taken 10 wickets apiece for KKR against SRH in IPL.
KKR vs SRH head to head (Last five matches)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: LWWWW
Kolkata Knight Riders: WLLWL