The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is set to host an intriguing clash between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 47th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Thursday, May 4.
Both teams find themselves languishing in the bottom half of the points table with only three wins each. While the Kolkata Knight Riders started the season on a strong note, their bowling attack has not been able to maintain the consistency needed to win games.
On the other hand, SunRisers Hyderabad has struggled to find their rhythm despite boasting a strong batting unit. Aiden Markram and his team will be hoping for an improved performance against the Knight Riders to climb up the points table and keep their playoff hopes alive.
As the teams prepare for this crucial encounter, fans and fantasy players alike are eagerly awaiting to see which players will emerge as the top performers and must-have picks for their Dream11 and other fantasy teams.
Venkatesh Iyer (KKR)
This season, Venkatesh Iyer has truly shined for Kolkata Knight Riders. With 296 runs in 9 games, including a century, he has been their top run scorer.
Iyer has shown to be a reliable performer for KKR with an average of 32.89 and a strike rate of 138.12. He’s a great choice for your fantasy team because of his quick scoring and forceful shooting.
Andre Russell (KKR)
When it comes to the IPL, Andre Russell doesn’t need an introduction. Over the years, he has played an important role for Kolkata Knight Riders and is renowned for his power-hitting skills.
In 9 games this season, Russell has scored 142 runs and taken 6 wickets. Russell has a strike percentage of 146.39, and his powerful hits can alter the outcome of the game. He must be selected for your fantasy team.
Heinrich Klaasen (SRH)
This season, Heinrich Klaasen has played well for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has scored 153 runs at a strike rate of 182.14 in 6 games.
Klaasen is an important member of the SRH team because of his aggressive hitting approach. Given his recent fifty against the Delhi Capitals, he is a wise choice for your fantasy team.
Mayank Markande (SRH)
This season, Mayank Markande has been Sunrisers Hyderabad’s best bowler. He has taken 10 wickets in 6 games at an astounding average of 15.40 and an economy rate of 6.42. Markande is a great choice for your fantasy team because of his propensity for taking wickets at important times.
Rahul Tripathi (SRH)
In the IPL 2023, Rahul Tripathi has consistently produced for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has a strike rate of 138.11 and has scored 171 runs in 8 games. With 288 runs scored in 9 innings with a strike rate of 164.6, Tripathi has a strong record against KKR. He might make a good captain for your fantasy team.
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