SRH vs KOL Dream 11 Prediction, Playing XI & Top Picks, IPL 2021

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SRH vs KOL Dream 11 Prediction: 3rd Match, IPL 2021

SRH vs KOL Dream11 PredictionProbable Playing XI, and match preview of IPL 2021. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders will be played in the 3td match at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

Sunrisers Hyderabad is considered one of the weakest teams in IPL as they do not have proper middle-order or power hitters who can finish the games. They have a good bowling line-up, but the remaining lack international experience except for a couple of bowlers. But they have managed to win the title once and continue to give a tough fight to the remaining teams.

David Warner is the team captain and will be opening the innings, but there is a lot of confusion about who would open along with him. Anyone among Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, and Shreevats Goswami might get a chance to open along with Warner.

At No.3, Manish Pandey will continue as he provides stability and can also play big shots in the death overs. The main issue for SRH was their middle-order, but this time it looks a little sorted with Kane Williamson at No.4 and Kedhar Jadhav also present. Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, and Abdul Samad, along with Jason Holder, can play the finisher’s role very well.

The bowling unit looks strong as Bhuvneshwar Kumar is completely fit this season, and Natarajan has also gained some international experience. Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, and Basil Thampi are also excellent options. The current No.1 spin bowler in T20’s Rashid Khan will lead the spin department of Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhishek Sharma, and Abdul Samad.

Sunrisers appear to have a good balance in all the departments this season, but they need to show determination on the field to win the matches.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Kolkata Knight Riders have some outstanding International players and young talent who have all the capabilities to win the match. They start on a good note but tend to lose the rhythm as the tournament progresses and fail to qualify for the playoffs. They have won two IPL titles so far and finished at 5th position on the points table.

Shubman Gill, who has been in the limelight recently with his performance against Australia and England, will be opening the innings and the left-handed batsman Nitish Rana. The latter has consistently performed with the bat for Kolkata and can also bowl if required.

There is some confusion about who would bat at No.3, but it will most likely be Rahul Tripathi. KKR has probably one of the strongest middle-order with players like Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Shakib Al-Hasan, and Sunil Narine. There is also a possibility that Sunil Narine might also open the innings.

The bowling unit also looks decent, with a good mixture of experienced international players and young Indian talent. Pat Cummins is most likely to lead the fast bowling unit with players like Prasidh Krishna, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, and Shivam Mavi. There is also a probability that Ferguson might also get a chance. The spin department will be handled by Narine and Kuldeep Yadav as Varun Chakravarthy is not yet wholly fit, and Harbhajan Singh might also get a chance.

Kolkata Knight Riders have a strong team, and if they select a good team and play well, they can win the title this year.

Match Details

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 11th April 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Live Score

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SRH vs KKR Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 19

SRH Won: 7

KOL Won: 12

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 159

Average second innings score: 160

(The average score is based on one match played here at this venue so far in this season)

The pitch here is considered to be on the slower side and mostly favors the spin bowlers. Batting is somewhat tricky as the ball doesn’t come on to the bat so quickly, and also, the fast bowlers will have success if they bowl different variations. Dew might also play an essential factor.

(The chasing team at this venue has won one out of the one matches so far in this season)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

SRH vs KOL Dream11 Team News


  • Mohammad Nabi might get a chance ahead of Jason Holder this season as they will play on a spin-friendly pitch. 


  • Sunil Narine might be rested for the initial few games, and KKR would want to try the all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan as he is equally good with both bat and ball.

SRH vs KOL Probable Playing XI

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

David Warner (C), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar/Kedar Jadhav, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan/Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.

Top Picks for SRH vs KOL Dream11 Team


David Warner:

(142 M, 5254 R, 42.72 A)

Skipper Warner is a left-handed batsman and is the foreign player with the most runs. He has four centuries so far in the history of IPL. David Warner is very good Captain choice for SRH vs KOL Dream11 Team.

Jonny Bairstow:

(21 M, 790 R, 41.58 A)

He is Right Handed wicket-keeper batsman. Bairstow played 21 IPL matches and scored 790 runs.

Manish Pandey:

(146 M, 3268 R, 29.71 A)

Manish is a right-handed batsman and has been batting at No.3 for SRH. He had an excellent last season as he scored 425 runs.

Kane Williamson:

(53 M, 1619 R, 39.49 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and generally bats in the middle-order. Williamson scores consistently in the middle overs and can also play shots.

Rashid Khan:

(62 M, 246 O, 75 W)

Rashid is a right-arm leg-break bowler and currently the No.1 spinner in the T20I format in the world. He can also be handy with the bat down the order.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar:

(121 M, 449.3 O, 136 W)

He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and is well known for his swing deliveries in the initial overs and his ability to control the death overs’ runs. Bhuvneshwar did not play much in the last season due to injury.

T Natarajan:

(22 M, 75.3 O, 18 W)

Natarajan is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and made his debut last season. He rose to fame with his accuracy in bowling yorkers and got selected in the Indian team.

Wriddhiman Saha:

(124 M, 1979, 25.70 A)

He is the wicket-keeper batsman of the team and is a decent striker of the ball. Saha batted well in the last season scoring 214 runs in just four innings.

Sandeep Sharma:

(92 M, 342.5 O, 109 W)

Sandeep is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and is very good at bowing swing deliveries.

Vijay Shankar:

(40 M, 654 R, 29.72 A + 26.1 O, 6 W)

He is a right-handed batsman and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace if required. Shankar did not play many matches due to injury in the last season.

Kedar Jadhav:

(87 M, 1141 R, 22.82 A)

Jadhav is a right-handed batsman and will be playing for SRH for the first time. He can perform the role of finisher very well.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Andre Russell:

(74 M, 1517 R, 29.74 A + 191.1 O, 61 W)

Russell is a right-handed batsman and is known for playing destructively and also manages to pick up wickets by bowling medium pace. Russell had a tough time last season as he struggled to score runs. Andre Russell is also a good Captaincy choice in SRH vs KKR Dream11 team prediction.

Shubman Gill:

(41 M, 939 R, 33.53 A)

Shubman Gill is a young right-handed batsman and opens the innings for the team. He has appeared to be in excellent form in the recent matches. S Gill is must have pick in SRH vs KOL dream11 fantasy team.

Nitish Rana:

(60 M, 1437 R, 28.17 A + 17.1 O, 7 W)

He is a left-handed batsman and opens the innings along with Gill. Rana can also bowl a few overs of spin if required.

Eoin Morgan:

(66 M, 1272 O, 25.44 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and will be leading the side this season. Morgan is a good striker of the ball and will play a crucial role in the middle-order.

Rahul Tripathi:

(45 M, 988 R, 25.33 A)

Tripathi is a right-handed batsman and a decent striker of the ball. He is expected to play at No.3 position.

Sunil Narine:

(120 M, 892 R, 16.83 A + 464.2 O, 127 W) 

He is a right-arm off-break bowler and can also play some big shots. Narine did not perform well in the last season as he picked up only five wickets and scored 121 runs.

Shakib Al Hasan:

(63 M, 746 R, 21.31 A + 221.2 O, 59 W)

He is an all-rounder who is equally good with both bat and ball. Shakib has not played many matches in the last two years as he had faced a ban from ICC.

Pat Cummins:

(30 M, 223 R, 17.15 A + 112.1 O, 29 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. Cummins can also be handy with the bat down the order.

Harbhajan Singh:

(160 M, 562.2 O, 150 W)

He is a right-arm off-break bowler and is one of the experienced players on the team. Harbhajan did not play the last season due to personal reasons.

Prasidh Krishna:

(24 M, 85.5 O, 18 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and has appeared to be in perfect form in the recent series against England.

Dinesh Karthik:

(196 M, 3823 R, 26 A)

He is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and does the role of finisher very well. Karthik scored only 169 runs in the last match.

SRH vs KOL Dream 11 Prediction

Final Team:

J Bairstow

D Warner (Vc), M Pandey, N Rana, S Gill

Shakib Al Hasan, A Russell (C), M Mabi

Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, V Chakravarthy

If You want, then pick Pat Cummins in place of M Pandey.

Captain and Vice-Captain

  • David Warner
  • Andre Russell
  • Shubman Gill
  • Rashid Khan
  • Shakib Al Hasan

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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