IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders are ready for the must-win game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, says Jacques Kallis

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallis on Friday said his team would put its best foot forward to make it to the play-offs of the ongoing IPL when it takes on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial match in Hyderabad on Saturday.

PTI, May 18, 2018 21:26:45 IST

Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallis on Friday said his team would put its best foot forward to make it to the play-offs of the ongoing IPL when it takes on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial match in Hyderabad on Saturday.

IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders are ready for the must-win game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, says Jacques Kallis

File image of Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallis. Sportzpics

"Yes, it's a must-win game and the team needs to put up a competitive performance to make it to the playoffs," Kallis said in the pre-match press conference.

Placed third on the points table with 14 points, KKR will have to beat SRH to confirm its spot in the play-offs. If they lose, KKR will have to hope for other results to go its way.

"They (Sunrisers Hyderabad) have played some good cricket. They are obviously coming off a loss but they have already qualified. We will have to play some good cricket to beat them," he said.

SRH has already qualified for the play-offs is at the top of the table with 18 points.

Updated Date: May 18, 2018 21:26:45 IST






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1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
6 Sri Lanka 3795 95
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2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
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2 England 4253 266
3 India 8411 263
4 Australia 5471 261
5 South Africa 4407 259
6 New Zealand 4784 252