Kolkata and Hyderabad will be playing the 49th match of the Indian T20 League. The match will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, at 7:30 PM. The live streaming of the game will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Kolkata and Hyderabad played the first game of the season on 11th April. Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bowl. Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill opened the innings for Kolkata. They added 53 runs for the first wicket before Gill fell in the trap set by Rashid Khan. He made 15 runs off 13 balls.
Rana added 93 runs for the second wicket with Rahul Tripathi. They both reached half-centuries during this partnership. Tripathi made 53 runs off 29 deliveries, and Rana made 80 runs off 56 balls. Kolkata made 187 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs.
Hyderabad lost the wickets of two openers, Wriddhiman Saha and David Warner, for ten runs. Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow provided the right support to the team. They added 92 runs for the third wicket. Bairstow made 55 runs off 40 balls. The next few players couldn't make a huge difference to the scorecard. Pandey remained not out on 61 runs off 44 balls. Hyderabad could make only 177 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by ten runs. Nitish Rana was adjudged player of the match.
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Kolkata and Hyderabad have played a total of 20 matches. Kolkata has won 13 games, and Hyderabad has won seven games. Kolkata has won four of the last five games and has dominated Hyderabad vs Kolkata head to head battle.
Kolkata Playing 11
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Hyderabad Playing 11
David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed
1. Rahul Tripathi
Rahul Tripathi is the leading run-scorer for Kolkata in the tournament. He has made 306 runs in ten games at an average of 38.25 and a strike rate of 143.66. Tripathi has hit two half-centuries in the tournament.
2. Prasidh Krishna
Prasidh Krishna is the leading wicket-taker for Kolkata. He has picked 12 wickets in ten matches at an average of 29.25, an economy of 9.11, and a strike rate of 19.2.
1. Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey is the leading run-scorer for Hyderabad in the tournament. He has made 223 runs in seven games at an average of 37.16 and a strike rate of 114.35. He has hit two half-centuries in the tournament.
2. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is the leading wicket-taker for Hyderabad in the tournament. He has picked 12 wickets in nine games at an average of 17.91, an economy of 5.97, and a strike rate of 18.
You can pick Venkatesh Iyer or Manish Pandey as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Rashid Khan or Rahul Tripathi as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Live Pitch Report Today Match
Kolkata and Chennai will be playing this match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The ground has produced some of the high-scoring encounters in the tournament. The pitch is likely to offer some serious support to batters, and we might witness another high-scoring encounter.
Weather Report Today
The match will start at 6:00 PM local time. The temperature is likely to be over 30°C, and the atmosphere will remain partly cloudy and warm. The humidity will be over 50%.
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