The Qualifier-1 match of IPL 2024 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will be played on Tuesday. The excitement of the fans regarding this match is at its peak. Teams playing Qualifier-1 get two chances to reach the finals. The team that wins in this, plays the final directly. Whereas the losing team will have to face the winning team of the eliminator in Qualifier-2. In such a situation, it is also possible that the top-2 teams of IPL 2024 can be seen playing the final once again.

There is no doubt that both Kolkata and Hyderabad teams have performed well so far. Many players of both the teams are surprised by their excellent performance. This competition is also going to be tough. For which many experts are selecting their team and favorite player. Star bowler Mohammed Shami has also selected his 4 favorite players for this match.

Shami analyzed the upcoming match on his YouTube channel

Shami expressed his opinion about this match on his YouTube channel. He said that the IPL has now reached a level where the punishment for making a mistake can be very costly. A tremendous performance can be seen between both the teams in the knockout match. Whatever cricket KKR has played this season is the best so far. He has broken many records. KKR does not need any changes in batting. Spin bowling has also maintained its balance. The situation of both Sunrisers and KKR teams is similar.

Shami further said that if I take two players each from both the teams, then I will take Sunil Narine and Andre Russell from KKR and Abhishek Sharma and T Natarajan from SRH will be my choice. All four players have been seen surprising with their stellar performances so far.

How is the performance of the players?

He has scored 461 runs in 12 matches at an average of 38.42 and strike rate of 182.94. Which includes one century and 3 half-centuries. He has also performed brilliantly in bowling. Narayan has taken 15 wickets in 13 matches. He has scored 222 runs in 12 matches at an average of 31.71 and strike rate of 185. Which also includes a half-century. In bowling, he has taken 15 wickets in 13 matches.

Brilliant performance by Abhishek Sharma, T-Natarajan

Talking about Sunrisers players, Abhishek Sharma has scored 467 runs in 13 matches at an average of 38.92 and strike rate of 209.42. This included three half-centuries. Whereas T-Natarajan has performed brilliantly in bowling. He has taken 17 wickets in 13 matches. Which also includes feats like taking 4 wickets for 19 runs.