Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan's form will be key for SRH if they are to beat KKR and make it to the second qualifier Getty

Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the Eliminator of the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on 25 May, Wednesday.

Where to Watch Live

Match starts at 3.30pm BST/8pm IST. Live coverage is on Sky Sports1 and Sky Sports 1 HD in the UK. Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD will telecast it in India. Click here for the live streaming link.


The Eliminator of the Indian Premier League is played between the team that finishes third and fourth in the table and this season, it is Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders who have finished in that position.

KKR sealed a top four berth after defeating the Sunrisers, which saw the latter give away a chance to finish in top two. The winning team will then have to face the losing team of Qualifier 1 in Qualifier 2.

Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore will face each other in Qualifier 1. The winner of this clash will go to the final, while the team that loses will take on either David Warner's side or the Knight Riders.

Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the IPL once, while KKR have two IPL trophies. Both teams have a chance to extend their lead, while the two top teams, the Lions and RCB have never won the tournament.


Sunrisers Hyderabad to win

Betting Odds (bwin)

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad to win: 20/21
  • Kolkata Knight Riders to win 4/5

Team News

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Possible XI: David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Barinder Sran, Ashish Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman

Kolkata Knight Riders

Possible XI: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Colin Munro, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Morne Morkel, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine.