IPL 2020 Match 8: KKR vs SRH Playing XI, Pitch Report, Head to Head and Weather Forecast

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi will witness the IPL 2020 Match 8 Between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)  and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) today on September 26, 2020. Both the teams are ready to open their account on the IPL Points Table as they have lost their inaugural matches, KKR against Mumbai Indians (MI) and SRH against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

KKR vs SRH Today Match Prediction

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) was in good form to defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore in their season opener but SRH middle order did not perform upto the mark. Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey tried their best but it went in vain. Other SRH batsmen failed to deliver, so , orange army lost their first match.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batting unit failed to deliver a good performance. However, the bowling side were also weak as the Most Expensive Overseas Player Pat Cummins delivered some very expensive overs led KKR to defeat. Dinesh Karthik led team should focus on their batting unit today and also their bowlers should perform well in order to defeat Sunriser Hyderabad (SRH) and come up on the IPL 2020 Points Table.

In the IPL history, both teams have played against each other 17 times and KKR won 10 matches out of 17 and SRH won only 7. But, Sunriser Hyderabad (SRH) has a slight advantage over KKR as they defeated them in three of the five matches.

Match Toss Time

The IPL 2020 Match 8 Toss between KKR and SRH will take place at 7:00 PM (IST) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi.

Match Time KKR vs SRH

The IPL 2020 match KKR vs SRH will start at 7:30 PM (IST)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Playing XI Today Match

S Gill, S Narine, N Rana, D Karthik, E Morgan, A Russell, P Cummins, S Mavi, K Yadav, K Nagarkoti, V Chakravarthy

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Playing XI Today Match

D Warner, J Bairstow, M Pandey, P Garg, W Saha, M Nabi, A Sharma, R Khan, B Kumar, S Sharma, T Natarajan

Pitch Report Today Match KKR vs SRH

The pitch in Sheikh Zayed Stadium is expected to be a batting pitch and favorable for batsmen. In the last two matches played here, pitch was great for batting. In the previous match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, we witnessed a mountain of score (195 runs). Pacers can put batsmen in trouble with the swing of the new ball but if the batsman sets on crease, he can score quick runs. The toss winner team should go for bat first and should break the trend of taking field first. Both the teams have some great hitters on their squad so a high scoring encounter can be expected today at Abu Dhabi.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Today Match Weather Forecast

The weather at Abu Dhabi is hot and warm. During the match, the temperature will be around 34 degree celsius and will stay the same till 11:00 PM (IST). There is absolutely no chance of rain today at Abu Dhabi. The humidity level in the air would be around 58%.

Approaching Milestones in Today’s IPL Match

  • Andre Russell needs 89 runs to complete 1500 IPL runs
  • Siddarth Kaul needs 1 wicket to complete 50 IPL wickets
  • Sunil Narine needs 5 sixes to complete 50 IPL sixes
  • Sandeep Sharma needs 5 wickets to complete 100 IPL wickets

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