KKR Playing 11 vs SRH- Qualifier 1, IPL 2024

Updated - 21 May 2024, 06:00 PM

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) eye to capture a spot in the IPL 2024 final with their upcoming clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). KKR vs SRH is the Qualifier 1 match of IPL 2024. 

Shreyas Iyer leads Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024. They have been the most dominant side, stealing 9 wins and losing only 3 games out of 14 (2 No Result). Ahead of KKR vs SRH encounter, below is KKR's predicted playing 11 for the match.  

KKR Playing 11 vs SRH- Qualifier 1, IPL 2024 

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)

Since Phil Salt has left the KKR squad, they need a powerful opener to replace him. Rahmanullah Gurbaz shares a similar profile being a wicketkeeper batter and KKR is expected to utilize him in the Qualifier 1. 

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has been a stunning opener for KKR and has captured the most runs for the side. He has also hunted a lot of wickets. Narine will bat as the other opener. 

Venkatesh Iyer

Venkatesh Iyer has mustered 267 runs in 13 games including 2 half-centuries. He will take the one-down spot. The KKR can also use him as an impact player if they get to bowl first. 

Shreyas Iyer (C)

Shreyas Iyer is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024. With 287 runs in 12 games, he has done a good job with the bat at an average of 31+. 

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Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh will be another batter for the side. Who can forget his historic five consecutive sixes at Narendra Modi Stadium last year? He has a strike rate of 148 in IPL 2024. 

Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana has only played 2 games for KKR and scored 42 runs with a decent knock of 33 in one match. Rana is a reliable middle-order batter for KKR. He missed a lot of games due to injury. 

Andre Russell

Andre Russell will be a crucial pace all-rounder for the side. With 222 runs in 13 games at a strike rate of 185, he has shown a stunning form in IPL 2024. 

Ramandeep Singh 

Ramandeep Singh has impressed with his batting for KKR in the last few games. He has added 125 runs in 9 games with 5 unbeaten knocks. At a fabulous strike rate of 201, he has been a powerful batter in the lower order. 

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc will lead the pace attack for KKR. In 12 games, he has captured 12 wickets at an economy of 11.36. He has also got a three-wicket and four-wicket haul. 

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Harshit Rana

Harshit Rana did a fantastic job in the previous clash against SRH, saving 7 runs off the final over. He will look for another such outing in the IPL 2024 Qualifier 1 game. 

Varun Chakaravarthy

Varun Chakaravarthy will be the most crucial spinner for KKR in the Qualifier 1 clash. With 18 wickets in 13 games, he is the leading wicket-taker for the team this season. 

Impact players

KKR are highly likely to add Suyash Sharma as an impact player in the match if they bat first. Other names on the list are Anukul Roy, Vaibhav Arora, Venkatesh Iyer, and Angkrish Raghuvanshi.