KKR vs SRH Preview: Match Details, Head-to-Head, Playing XIs, Prediction


KKR vs SRH: The cricketing world turns its eyes to the iconic Eden Gardens as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a much-anticipated IPL showdown. With both teams looking to assert their dominance early in the tournament, this match promises to be a spectacle of skill and strategy.

Match Details

When: 7:00 PM IST, Saturday – March 23

Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Live Streaming: JioCinema app, Star Sports

KKR vs SRH: Teams Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): KKR, under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer, is set to make a powerful comeback after a year of absence. The team has made some strategic signings, including the Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, which could prove to be a game-changer. With a blend of experienced campaigners and young talent, KKR is poised to make a strong statement.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): SRH, captained by the Australian all-rounder Pat Cummins, is looking to revamp their fortunes this season. The team has had a mixed bag of results in the past but is coming with renewed vigor and a strategy that could surprise many. SRH’s lineup is studded with players who can turn the match on its head on their day.

KKR vs SRH: Head-to-Head Record

Matches: 33

KKR Wins: 17

SRH Wins: 15

No Result: 1

Playing XIs

KKR: 1 Abhishek Sharma/Mayank Agarwal, 2 Travis Head, 3 Rahul Tripathi, 4 Aiden Markram, 5 Heinrich Klaasen (wk), 6 Abdul Samad, 7 Washington Sundar, 8 Pat Cummins (capt), 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10 Mayank Markande, 11 Umran Malik, 12 T Natarajan


As KKR and SRH prepare for their face-off, the prediction leans slightly towards KKR, given their home advantage and a well-rounded squad. However, SRH’s top-order and their bowling attack, especially in the death overs, could pose a significant challenge. It will be a clash where strategy and execution will be key, and the team that adapts better to the conditions at Eden Gardens will likely emerge victorious.


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