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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Betting Tips 11/04/2021

Teams Status

Sunrisers finished in the third position of the IPL 2020 points table with 14 points from 14 matches. They won seven matches and lost seven matches. They finished on level terms with RCB but were ahead on the net run rate. They managed to beat RCB in the Eliminator but went on to lose the 2nd Qualifier against the Delhi Capitals. They have retained most of their core players like David Warner, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar etc. They have released just a few players like Sanjay Yadav, B Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Yarra Prithviraj. They had a decent auction as they bought Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Jadhav and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman. They have also brought in Jason Roy as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh. In the last season, David Warner was the leading run-scorer for the Sunrisers as he scored 548 runs in just 16 matches at an average of 39.14. Rashid Khan was the team’s leading wicket-taker with 20 wickets. They will be looking to go one step better than last season.

Kolkata Knight Riders finished at the fifth position of the IPL points table with 14 points from 14 matches. They had won seven matches and lost seven matches. They finished in level terms with the Sunrisers and Royal Challengers but failed to better their net run-rate than at least one of the teams. So they couldn’t make it to the playoffs last season. They have retained most of their key players like Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russel and Shubman Gill. While they have released Tom Banton, Chris Green, Siddesh Lad, Nikhil Naik and Siddarth. They have got Shakib Al Hasan, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Sheldon Jackson, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer and Vaibhav Arora in the IPL auction. Shubman Gill was the leading run-scorer for the Knight Riders as he scored 440 runs at an average of 33.84 from 14 matches. Their skipper Eoin Morgan also chipped in with over 400 runs for his side. Courtesy of a five-fer, Varun Chakravarthy was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament for KKR with 17 wickets in just 13 matches. No other KKR bowler could break into the top 15 wicket-takers list.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand Sunrisers Hyderabad Kolkata Knight Riders
10CRIC 1.86 1.86
Dafabet 1.87 1.95
Betway 1.83 1.90

According to the Betway sportsbook, Hyderabad is the favorite to win the match and is placed at 1.83. While Kolkata is placed at 1.90. Kolkata is placed at 1.86 odds at the 10Cric sportsbook and Hyderabad is placed at 1.86 odds. Even Hyderabad is the favorite to win the match at 1.87 according to the Dafabet sportsbook. While the underdogs Kolkata is placed at 1.95 odds.


Tipster’s Angel

This is going to be another exciting clash in the IPL between these two former champion teams. By considering the last few head to head matches, Kolkata Knight Riders have an edge over the Sunrisers. 

Tip: David Warner Total Runs Over 28.5 Runs @ 1.83

David Warner had an exceptional season last year for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was the team’s leading run-scorer with 548 runs at an average of 44.14 with a pretty good strike rate of 134.64. He was also the third-highest run-getter in the tournament just behind Shreyas Iyer. In the last ten matches that he has played in the IPL, he has scored 321 runs at an average of 40.13. He also has crossed the 28 run mark in five of the last ten matches. He had played 16 matches last season and has crossed the 28 run mark on nine occasions. He scored 83 runs in the last two matches he played in the IPL against the Kolkata Knight Riders. He has played 14 innings against the Knight Riders and has scored 616 runs at an average of 47.38. So, it is very likely that David Warner will score more than 28.5 runs at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Tip: Shubman Gill Total Runs Over 24.5 @ 1.83

Similar to David Warner, Shubman Gill was the leading run-getter for the Kolkata Knight Riders with 440 runs at an average of 33.84 with an average strike rate of 117.96. He was in 12th place on the top run-getters list. In the last season, he scored 106 runs against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at an average of 53.00. And he crossed the 24 run mark in both the matches against the Sunrisers. In the 14 matches that he played last season, he crossed the 24 run mark in nine innings. He has played seven innings against the Sunrisers, he has scored 160 runs at an average of 40.00 with a strike rate of 112.68. So, it is very likely that Shubman Gill will score more than 24.5 runs at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

An exciting contest is on the cards when these two sides go head to head at the Chepauk. Both teams will be eying for the put-up the first win on the board. Despite KKR having an edge, SRH have a well balanced team to take all three points.

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