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

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.

File image of Kolkata Knight Riders coach Jacques Kallis. Sportzpics

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





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 3668 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6470 127
2 India 5819 121
3 New Zealand 4602 112
4 South Africa 4275 110
5 Pakistan 3844 104
6 Australia 3699 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3972 132
2 India 4601 124
3 Australia 2570 122
4 England 2448 117
5 New Zealand 2542 116
6 South Africa 2093 110