Match 14 of VIVO IPL 2017 is a mouth-watering clash between two formidable sides; Kolkata Knight Riders, fresh from their annihilation of Kings XI Punjab, will take on the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad.
15 April 2017, 1600 Hrs IST
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Match within the match
There are very few opening batsmen who play spin bowlers well. Gautam Gambhir is one of those few, and it is hence that his contest against Rashid Khan should make for interesting viewing. It will also be interesting to see which of the two spinners – Sunil Narine or Rashid Khan – comes up with the more impactful performance.
Head to Head
Overall: Matches – 9, KKR Won – 6, SRH Won – 3
In Kolkata: Matches – 4, KKR Won – 4, SRH Won – 0
Last season, KKR defeated SRH twice in the league season, before SRH dealt KKR a knockout blow in the Eliminator.