In the 25th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will square off with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Friday, April 15 at 7:30 PM IST at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
Kolkata Knight Riders will be heading into this fixture on the back of a 44-run defeat against Delhi Capitals (DC). Throughout the season so far, KKR have managed to stay in the top four of the points table. They played five games till now out of which they won three and lost twice. Umesh Yadav has been their star performer, the Indian pacer has been making batsmen struggle in the powerplay with his swinging deliveries. Healthy contributions from the batsmen down the order have also helped the two-time champions to win games in the ongoing season. Moving on from their defeat in the last game, the Knight Riders will look to get back on the winning track. With six points, the Shreyas Iyer-led team have acquired the second position at the moment.
On the other hand, there has been a shift in the momentum in the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp. After handing over Gujarat Titans (GT) their maiden defeat in the marquee Indian T20 league, the 2016 champions will be heading into their upcoming game full of confidence. Contributions with the bat from the top order have changed the tides for the team. The Kane Williamson-led unit will count on their in-form and experienced players for several match-winning performances. With four points in their account, SRH have occupied the eighth spot.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, KKR have a massive lead. The two teams played 21 matches against each other. Kolkata won 14 games while Hyderabad emerged victorious on seven instances.
In the last outing between the two teams, KKR won the game by six wickets.
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