Sunrisers Hyderabad will face KKR in 2nd qualifier

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 | 0

The 11th season of Indian Premier League has come to an ending moment. Just two more matches are left of the tournament in the season. Chennai Super Kings has already confirmed their position in IPL 11 final and their opponent will be Sunrisers Hyderabad or Kolkata Knight Riders. Sunrisers Hyderabad will face KKR in 2nd qualifier and through the match the another finalist will be decided.

Sunrisers Hyderabad will face KKR in 2nd qualifier

Kolkata Knight Riders has crossed a long way to play the 2nd qualifier. As the 3rd placeholder team in group stage, they had to play the eliminator round and their they beat Rajasthan Royals. Now, they are on the way to 2nd qualifier and to secure their place in final, team KKR has to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in next round.

The match between SRH and KKR will be the 59th match in the ongoing tournament which will take place in 25th May, 2018 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Eden Gardens is the host venue of Kolkata Knight Riders and they will get the support from audiences. But they have still bad experience against Sunrisers Hyderabad in that ground in the running season. In the first match between them in group stage which as executed at the same venue, KKR was defeated by five wickets against SRH. So, home venue did not work for him it seems.

But in return match which was the home venue of SRH, KKR won the match by 5 wickets and took the proper revenge. So, upcoming match will decide the best team between them.

Both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have played total fourteen matches in group level. SRH managed victory highest nine times and as the first team, they secured their knockout round. KKR had to wait till the last match to confirm their ticket. They won eight times in group level so far.

As the 1st ranked team, Sunrisers got a favour and they had to play the first qualifier against the 2nd ranked team Chennai Super Kings. The match was full of contesting. At the beginning it seems that SRH was about to win the match. But finally the picture was changed. CSK won against SRH by 2 wickets. But once again, SRH has got another chance to play the final. In that case they have to win against the winner of eliminator round Kolkata Knight Riders.

Hopefully the match between KKR and SRH will be very contesting. We as well as the audience expects a great match between them to enjoy.

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