KKR vs SRH, IPL 2021: Warner-Narine to Bairstow-Krishna, 5 dream matchups/ battles to watch out for- The third game of IPL 2021 will take place between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR-vs SRH) on Sunday. It will only be the second IPL 2021 contest at MA Chidambaram in Chennai. Eoin Morgan-led KKR and David Warner’s side will aim for a victory in their IPL 2021 opener. While KKR failed to qualify for the playoffs, SRH had lost the eliminator in the last season. The game will witness top players in action like Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Rashid Khan, Bhuuvneshwar Kumar, Sunil Narinee, etc. Ahead of the crucial encounter, we take a look at the top 5 dream matchups in SRH vs KKR; check out
Jonny Bairstow- Prasidh Krishna
The in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Jonny Bairstow will up be against in-form pacer Prasidh Krishna. The duo were in superb form in the ODI series between India vs England. The pacer has taken the wicket of Bairstow in the series while the latter had scored a century and 94 run innings.
Andre Russell- Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Two top-quality players will take on each other in the upcoming contest. Andre Russell is likely to face Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the death over. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is known for his exceptional death bowling while Andre Russell is known for his hard-hitting talent in the last few overs.
Eoin Morgan- Rashid Khan
Owing to his batting position, Eoin Morgan is likely to face Rashid Khan in SRH vs KKR. Morgan comes out to bat in the middle order while Rashid Khan will be bowling the slog overs. The latter is known for his economical bowling in the IPL.
Sunil Narine- David Warner
KKR often uses Sunil Narine in the powerplay overs to get rid of big players. Eoin Morgan-led KKR might use Sunil Narine in the first few overs in the spin-friendly Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium. David Warner likes to go after every bowler. He has scored 48 fifties in the cash-rich league- most by any batsman.
T Natarajan- Shubman Gill
KKR batsman T Natarajan will be facing Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler T Natarajan who has been in excellent form for India in the last few matches. Natarajan is expected to bowl those tough Yorkers against Gill. But, Gill has faced Natarajan in the nets while playing for India. He is unlikely to give away his wicket.
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