On Thursday (May 4), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face each other in the 47th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
In their previous encounter in the IPL 2023, SRH emerged victorious by 23 runs in a high-scoring game.
In their last games, SRH defeated Delhi Capitals (DC), with Abhishek Sharma scoring 67 runs off 36 balls and Heinrich Klaasen contributing 53 runs.
Meanwhile, KKR lost to Gujarat Titans (GT), with Rahmanullah Gurbaz scoring 81 runs off just 39 deliveries for KKR, but their bowlers were unable to defend the target.
At present, SRH is placed ninth in the IPL 2023 points table and will aim to climb up by securing a victory against KKR. Meanwhile, KKR occupies the eighth position and will also look to make a comeback with a win.
Pitch Report –
Regarding the pitch, the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is known to offer a favorable track for batters, but bowlers can also take advantage of the surface if they bowl in the correct areas. Moreover, the game’s dew factor is expected to come into play, and a match with a high score is anticipated at the venue.