SRH already being out of playoffs race will just be playing for pride and would look to spoil KKR's chances of entering the playoffs. For KKR, a win will be huge advantage for them as they have a better NRR while compared to teams like RR, PBKS and MI thus on virtue of it they would be looking to qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs.
Last time when these two teams faced each other in Chennai, KKR ended up defeating SRH by margin of 10 runs. However, on UAE soil, KKR have won both their matches against SRH in IPL so far.
Let us have a look at numbers and stats from KKR vs SRH match before start of the game:
Most runs for KKR [among current players] vs SRH in IPL - Nitish Rana (261 runs)
Most wickets for KKR [among current players] vs SRH in IPL - Sunil Narine (10 wickets)
Most runs for SRH vs KKR in IPL - David Warner (619 runs)
Most wickets for SRH vs KKR in IPL - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (20 wickets)
5 - Dinesh Karthik needs 5 more runs to complete 4000 runs in IPL overall. He will become the eighth Indian batter to reach this milestone.
28 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar has most wickets (28) against KKR in the IPL history.
29 - Eoin Morgan needs 29 more runs to complete 1000 runs for KKR in IPL.
13 - KKR have won 13 matches against SRH in IPL history, which is most against that team.
2 - Sunil Narine needs 2 more wickets to surpass Imran Tahir and become second highest wicket-taker in T20 cricket.
3 - Rashid Khan needs 3 more wickets to surpass Lasith Malinga in T20 cricket.
Most wickets in T20 cricket:
Dwayne Bravo - 548
Imran Tahir - 420
Sunil Narine - 419
Lasith Malinga - 390
Rashid Khan - 388