Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad have made bad starts to the IPL 2020 with losses in their opening games.
Kolkata Knight Riders lost their opening game to the Mumbai Indians by 49 runs while Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their first game to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 10 runs. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be coping with the loss of Mitchell Marsh while Kolkata Knight Riders will be hoping that their out-of-rhythm players in the IPL like Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan and Tom Banton shine through.For Sunrisers Hyderabad, they will be wanting to get their campaign going against an opponent whom they have had mixed results with. Sunrisers Hyderabad have never managed to maintain a consistent winning streak against the Kolkata Knight Riders and vice versa. They will be determined to get going and not fall behind. The same will apply for Kolkata Knight Riders as they look to get going with a win.
Out of the 17 encounters, Kolkata Knight Riders have won 10 matches while Sunrisers Hyderabad have won seven.