IPL 2024 Qualifier 1 KKR vs SRH: Details, Prediction, Squad

IPL 2024 Match 71 Play-off Qualifier 1: Full details, Win Prediction, Squad, Playing 11, Key Players, Last 5 Matches, Fantasy Team, Top Players, Points Table, Cap holder and FAQ’s

5/20/20247 min read

IPL Tomorrow 07:30 pm 21st May

Date & Time: 21st May, 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

TV/Streaming: JioCinema, Star Sports Network


  • Knight Riders (KKR) vs Sunrisers (SRH)

Play-off, T20 71 of 74

Win Probability:

  • Knight Riders: 51%

  • Sunrisers: 49%

Wining Prediction By 42 bet Experts: KKR will win the qualifier 1

The data and historical results indicate that Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are the clear favorites in this encounter. KKR has the advantage because they have a history of outstanding results in this IPL season.

  • Probable Best Batter: Abhishek Sharma

  • Probable Best Bowler: T Natarajan

  • Probable Player of the Match: Shreyas Iyer

Probable First Bet Score:

  • If KKR Play: 170+

  • If SRH Play: 185+

Toss: Toss yet to take place

Eliminator Preview: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bengaluru will play in the IPL 2024 Eliminator on Wednesday at the Ahmedabad stadium.

The stakes are high in this knockout match as both sides try to maintain their aspirations of winning the championship. The losing team will exit the competition, and the victor of this match will move on to Qualifier 2.

Road to the Final:

  • The winner of the eliminator will play the losing team from Qualifier 1 in Qualifier 2, with the victor of Qualifier 1 securing a direct spot in the final.

  • The winner of Qualifier 2 advances to the final, where they will compete for the coveted championship against the Qualifier 1 winner.

Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Analysis:

For batsmen, the Narendra Modi Stadium ground in Ahmedabad is a haven. Anticipate a dominant performance from the batsmen with limited support for the bowlers. Put batsmen first when building fantasy cricket teams, and concentrate on choosing bowlers who can take wickets.

Venue Stats:

1st Innings:

  • Average Runs: 166

  • Average Wickets: 6

  • Average Strike Rate: 139.35

2nd Innings:

  • Average Runs: 154

  • Average Wickets: 5

  • Average Strike Rate: 139.86

Pitch Report:

  • Pitch Type: Fast & Bounce

  • Pace Bowling: Pace & Bounce

  • Batting Condition: Average

  • Spin Bowling: Average

Weather Update:

  • Location: Ahmedabad, India

  • Updated: 20 May, 10:00

  • Temperature: 34.6°C

  • Weather: Smoke

  • Clouds: 77%

  • Rain %: 0%

  • Wind Speed: 9.20 kmph

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad
  • Angkrish Raghuvanshi: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Manish Pandey: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Nitish Rana: Left-Handed Batsman

  • Rinku Singh: Left-Handed Batsman

  • Sherfane Rutherford: Left-Handed Batsman

  • Shreyas Iyer (C): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Andre Russell: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Anukul Roy: Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Ramandeep Singh: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Sunil Narine: Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Venkatesh Iyer: Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Srikar Bharat (Wk): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Phil Salt (Wk): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wk): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Allah Ghazanfar: Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Chetan Sakariya: Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Dushmantha Chameera: Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Harshit Rana: Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Mitchell Starc: Left-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Sakib Hussain: Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Suyash Sharma: Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Vaibhav Arora: Right-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Varun Chakaravarthy: Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad:
  • Abdul Samad: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Anmolpreet Singh: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Mayank Agarwal: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Rahul Tripathi: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Travis Head: Left-Handed Batsman

  • Abhishek Sharma: Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Aiden Markram: Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Glenn Phillips: Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Marco Jansen: Right-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Nitish Kumar Reddy: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Sanvir Singh: Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Shahbaz Ahmed: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Washington Sundar: Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Heinrich Klaasen (Wk): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Upendra Yadav (Wk): Right-Handed Batsman

  • Akash Singh: Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Fazalhaq Farooqi: Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Jaydev Unadkat: Left-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Jhathavedh Subramanyan: Right-Handed Batsman

  • Mayank Markande: Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Pat Cummins (C): Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • T. Natarajan: Left-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Umran Malik: Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Vijayakanth Viyaskanth: Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

Eliminator of KKR vs SRH on 21st May: The team winning the match will directly advance to the final. The defeated team will get a golden chance to fight with the winner of the eliminator.

KKR Probable Playing XI:

1.Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)

2.Sunil Narine

3.Venkatesh Iyer

4.Shreyas Iyer (c)

5.Rinku Singh

6.Andre Russell

7.Ramandeep Singh

8.Vaibhav Arora

9.Mitchell Starc

10.Harshit Rana

11.Varun Chakaravarthy

Impact Substitute for KKR: Nitish Rana

SRH Probable Playing XI:

1.Abhishek Sharma

2.Nitish Reddy

3.Rahul Tripathi

4.Heinrich Klaasen (wk)

5.Abdul Samad

6.Shahbaz Ahmed

7.Sanvir Singh

8.Pat Cummins (c)

9.Bhuvneshwar Kumar

10.Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

11.T Natarajan

Head-to-Head Records

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play one other in the playoffs for the first time, marking a historic moment in IPL history. SRH brings its strength in special openers to the table, while KKR has ten years of tournament experience.

IPL 2024 Playoff Schedule

  • Qualifier 1 - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on May 21

  • Eliminator - Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on May 22

  • Qualifier 2 - Loser of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Eliminator at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on May 24

  • Final - MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on May 26

IPL 2024 Points Table after all League Stage Fixtures

Kolkata Knight Riders Record in IPL Playoffs

  • 2011: In Gautam Gambhir's first year as captain, KKR reached the playoffs but lost to Mumbai Indians in the eliminator match, getting knocked out of the tournament.

  • 2012: After finishing second in the IPL 2012 points table, KKR defeated Delhi Capitals in the first qualifier to qualify for the final. They went on to beat CSK in the final, becoming IPL champions for the first time.

  • 2014: Under Gambhir's leadership again, KKR defeated Punjab Kings in the qualifier to book a place in the final. They clinched their second title by defeating PBKS in the final.

  • 2016: KKR finished fourth in the league stage but lost to SRH in the eliminator match.

  • 2017: They avenged their 2016 loss to SRH by defeating them in the eliminator but lost to Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2.

  • 2018: KKR won the eliminator against Rajasthan Royals but lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second qualifier.

  • 2021: Despite a rollercoaster season, KKR qualified for the playoffs. They won the eliminator against RCB and defeated Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier to reach the final, where they finished as runners-up against CSK.

Winning Summary of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

In 2012 and 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders emerged as champions, showcasing their dominance in the IPL. In 2021, they finished as runners-up after a competitive season.

Last 5 Matches Performance:

  • KKR: Abandoned (Due to Rain), Abandoned (Due to Rain), Win, Win, Win

  • SRH: Win, abandoned (Due to Rain), Win, Lose, Win

Orange and Purple Cap holders:

Orange Cap Holder:

  • Virat Kohli leads the Orange Cap list with 708 runs.

  • Travis Head from SRH follows with 533 runs.

  • Abhishek Sharma, also from SRH, holds the 9th position with 467 runs.

  • Sunil Narine from KKR stands 9th with 461 runs, followed by Phil Salt at 10th with 435 runs.

Purple Cap Holder:

  • Harshal Patel holds the Purple Cap with 24 wickets.

  • Varun Chakravarthy from KKR secures the 4th position with 18 wickets.

  • T Natarajan from SRH ranks 6th with 17 wickets.

Players to Watch:

Top Batters:

  • Travis Head (SRH) - 533 Runs in 12 Matches

  • Abhishek Sharma (SRH) - 467 Runs in 13 Matches

  • Sunil Narine (KKR) - 461 Runs in 13 Matches

Top Bowlers:

  • Varun Chakravarthy (KKR) - 18 Wickets in 13 Matches

  • T Natarajan (SRH) - 17 Wickets in 11 Matches

  • Harshit Rana (KKR) - 16 Wickets in 11 Matches

Top Player KKR vs SRH for Qualifier 1 IPL 2024

Top 5 Players of KKR:

  • Sunil Narine - 461 Runs, 13 Matches Played

  • Phil Salt - 435 Runs, 12 Matches Played

  • Shreyas Iyer - 287 Runs, 13 Matches Played

  • Varun Chakaravarthy - 18 Wickets, 13 Matches Played

  • Harshit Rana - 16 Wickets, 11 Matches Played

Top 5 Players of SRH:

  • Travis Head - 533 Runs, 12 Matches Played

  • Abhishek Sharma - 467 Runs, 13 Matches Played

  • Heinrich Klaasen - 381 Runs, 13 Matches Played

  • T Natarajan - 17 Wickets, 11 Matches Played

  • Pat Cummins - 15 Wickets, 13 Matches Played

Fantasy Team Prediction for Qualifier 1 SRH vs KKR:

  • Wicket Keeper: Phil Salt, Heinrich Klaasen

  • Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma (C)

  • All Rounder: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine (VC)

  • Bowler: Varun Chakaravarthy, Harshit Rana, T Natarajan, Pat Cummins

FAQs SRH vs KKR IPL 2024:

1.Who was the captain of KKR when they won their first IPL trophy?

  • Gautam Gambhir led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their first IPL trophy victory in 2012.

2.What is the significance of the Eliminator match in IPL playoffs?

  • The Eliminator match is crucial as the winning team advances to the next stage, while the losing team exits the competition.

3.How does the IPL playoff system work?

  • Teams compete in Qualifier matches and Eliminators. The winners progress to the Final, while the losers get another chance in Qualifier 2.

4.What is the average first innings score at the Narendra Modi Stadium?

  • The average first innings score at the Narendra Modi Stadium is 166 runs.

5.Which players are key for KKR in the upcoming match against SRH?

  • Key players for KKR include Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, and Varun Chakravarthy.

6.How many IPL titles have KKR won, and in which years?

  • KKR has won the IPL title twice, in 2012 and 2014.

7.What is the weather forecast for the match between KKR and SRH?

  • The weather forecast indicates smoke with a temperature of 34.6°C and 77% cloud cover, with no chance of rain.

8.What is the historical head-to-head record between KKR and SRH in IPL matches?

  • Out of the 26 matches played between KKR and SRH in IPL history, SRH has won 17 matches, while KKR has won 9 matches, with no results.