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IPL 2018: KKR Ready for Must-win SRH Tie, Says Coach Jacques Kallis

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallissaid his team would put its best foot forward to make it to the play-offs of the ongoing IPL when it takes on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial match on Saturday.

PTI |May 19, 2018, 9:44 AM IST
IPL 2018: KKR Ready for Must-win SRH Tie, Says Coach Jacques Kallis

Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallis said his team would put its best foot forward to make it to the play-offs of the ongoing IPL when it takes on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial match on Saturday.

Yes, it's a must-win game and the team needs to put up a competitive performance to make it to the playoffs," Kallis said in the pre-match press conference.

Placed third on the points table with 14 points, KKR will have to beat SRH to confirm its spot in the play-offs. If it loses, it will have to hope for other results to go its way.

They (Sunrisers Hyderabad) have played some good cricket. They are obviously coming off a loss but they have already qualified. We will have to play some good cricket to beat them, he said.

SRH has already qualified for the play-offs is at the top of the table with 18 points.

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