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IPL 2016: KKR takes on SRH in cloudy Delhi weather

IPL 2016: KKR takes on SRH in cloudy Delhi weather

01:19 PM

IPL 2016: In a must win encounter KKR takes on SRH in a clear Delhi weather

Weather Preview: Since Monday morning Delhi has been witnessing pleasant weather as scattered light rains with squally winds have lashed the capital city extensively. Even with the sudden rise in temperature on Tuesday night, the weather conditions were pleasant. And adding to the sudden downpour on Wednesday morning the temperature and the weather conditions will remain in check throughout the day.

The temperatures will remain close to 31°C at the start of the game but as the match progresses the temperatures will drop marginally down to 30°C. With the marginal drop in temperature there will be a marginal rise in humidity levels. The humidity levels will remain in the below 60% mark. Hot and light southeasterly winds will blow throughout the city. The skies will be cloudy and moderate levels of humidity layered with light winds will make the playing conditions slightly unpleasant. Chances of light rain cannot be ruled out.

Match Preview: Two time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be having high hope from their team tonight in Delhi as they play the surprise table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad.

In their previous two meetings this year the teams had – both the times Kolkata Knight Riders proved their mettle while Sunrisers Hyderabad has won a match against Kolkata Knight Riders in ages.

Sunrisers Hyderabad ended their group states in a shallow performance as they finished third in the pool table. They were the table toppers almost throughout the IPL but in their final two games it was Delhi Daredevils and their current opponent Kolkata Knight Riders beat them with ease.

Now with Andre Russell back in the hood for KKR, the chances of edging past SRH is more than ever. To win this game, SRH not only has to topple and create new history, they have to play their lives out to snatch this one from KKR’s jaws.

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