Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s Live coverage of Match 8 of the IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Pitch Report: Ian Bishop and JP Duminy reckon there is more of a pronounced green grass covering but there hasn’t been a lot of swing with the new ball, it will be interesting to see how it goes. Bishop says, the only advantage down the ground is that the wind will push the ball when you hit it. Overall it’s a beautiful surface.
Sunrisers and Knight Riders have played some memorable encounters over the years, including an intense playoffs contest at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru during the 2017 season.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (533)
Kolkata Knight Riders: Robin Uthappa (426)
Last meeting in the UAE:
The teams did not face each other during IPL’s short stint in the UAE in…