After a one-sided opening match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), cricket fans will look forward to an even contest in the Match 2 of VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will play each other on March 24, Sunday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. They have met each other 15 times in league with the home side winning nine games and the Sunrisers Hyderabad coming out on top on six occasions. So clearly the hosts hold the upper hand in terms of an encounter between the two sides. Here’s a look at the match results of the last five KKR vs SRH encounters. Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Live Cricket Score 2nd T20 Match.
SRH vs KKR – May 25, 2018 – Eden Garden, Kolkata – SRH won by 14 runs
The two teams met in the Qualifier 2 of the 2018 IPL where the SRH triumphed over KKR to make it set up a final meeting with CSK. Batting first they put on a decent total of 174/7 which is always a good score in a knockout game. KKR in reply managed 160 runs with Chris Lynn top scoring with 48.
SRH vs KKR – May 19, 2018 – Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad – KKR won by five wickets
Just a few days before their qualifier game, the two sides met in the league stage with Kolkata Knight Riders claiming a five-wicket win. Chasing a target of 173 runs, the visitors reached home with two balls to spare. Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa were the stars of the show for Kolkata with 55 and 45 respectively.
KKR vs SRH – April 14, 2018 - Eden Garden, Kolkata – SRH won by five wickets
In the first game of the 2018 season, a low scoring game ensued between the two teams with Sunrisers Hyderabad winning the game. Siddharth Kaul’s five wickets meant the Kolkata Knight Riders could only put a paltry 138 on board. SRH in reply did lose a few wickets, but skipper Kane Williamson’s 50 was enough for a win.
SRH vs KKR – May 17, 2017 – M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore – KKR won by seven wickets (D/L Method)
KKR knocked out SRH in the 2017 IPL with a five-wicket win in the eliminator contest in the rain-marred game. SRH scored 128/7 in the first innings, and KKR in reply lost three quick wickets before Gautam Gambhir steadied their ship. When the game was stopped due to heavy rain, KKR were in a safe position eventually winning the game by seven wickets on DL method.
SRH vs KKR – April 30, 2017 - Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad – SRH won by 48 runs
David Warner scored a brilliant 126 in just 59 balls to power SRH to 209 runs batting first. The mammoth total was always going to be a challenge for KKR, but when Robin Uthappa was on the crease, there was hope for the visitors. In the end, they put on 161 to go down by 48 runs in a fairly one-sided game.
Both Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad are touted to be title-favourites this season, but it’s too early to say that. What’s more interesting is which team will draw the first blood in this brand-new season? Who is going to win the match at the 16th meeting? Stay glued to this space as LatestLy will bring you everything related to the exciting clash, right from live updates to interesting match-high points.