IPL 2020: KKR vs SRH - Top Five Players to Watch Out For

KKR hold the advantage in the Head to Head having won 10 of the 17 encounters against SRH. We look at the 5 players most likely to have the maximum impact in the match.

IPL 2020: KKR vs SRH - Top Five Players to Watch Out For

KKR will clash with SRH in Match 8 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, September, 26th.

KKR hold the advantage in the Head to Head having won 10 of the 17 encounters against SRH.

We look at the 5 players most likely to have the maximum impact in the match.

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1. SUNIL NARINE (Kolkata Knight Riders)

Sunil Narine is the leading wicket-taker for KKR in the IPL with 123 wickets in 110 innings. He is the third most restrictive spinner in the history of the IPL with an economy rate of just 6.66! He has picked 6 four-wicket hauls and one five-wicket haul in his IPL career.

Narine picked 24 and 21 wickets and was the highest wicket-taker for KKR in their victorious campaigns, both in 2012 and 2014.

He is also a ferocious batsman at the top of the order with a strike rate of 166.66 – the second-highest for KKR after Andre Russell.

2. ANDRE RUSSELL (Kolkata Knight Riders)

Andre Russell is the most destructive batsman in the history of the IPL. He has scored 1411 runs in 53 innings in the IPL at a rate of 185.17 – the highest in the tournament’s history!

He has the record of the maximum number (15) of 200-plus strike rate innings (min. runs 30) for KKR.

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3. DAVID WARNER (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

David Warner has the highest aggregate for an overseas batsman in the IPL and the fourth-highest overall. His average of 42.83 and strike rate of 142.31 make him one of the most dangerous and sought after batsman in the league’s history.

He was the highest run-getter in the IPL in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

4. JONNY BAIRSTOW (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Jonny Bairstow has the highest average (min. 500 runs) in the history of the IPL. He has scored 506 runs in 11 matches at an average of 56.22 at a destructive strike rate of 155.21 including one hundred and three fifties in the IPL

5. BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the highest wicket-taker for SRH in the IPL with 109 wickets in 87 matches at a strike rate of 18.2. He has also been quite restrictive with an economy rate of 7.4.