KKR Vs SRH Highlights
Two rain intrusions bringing about a three-hour deferral couldn’t stop the intensely hot Kolkata Knight Riders as they thumped out guarding champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League Eliminator. All the while, they retaliated for last season’s thrashing at a similar stage.
The match which started on Wednesday night, finished on Thursday morning at 1.27 am. Requiring 48 keeps running in six overs (D/L technique) to set up a Qualifier 2 date with Mumbai Indians at a similar scene on Friday, the two-time champions stammered in the pursuit at an opportune time however drifted home to a seven-wicket win with four balls to save.
Kolkata were lessened to 123 in the second over after Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/11) and Chris Jordan (1/9) struck early and Yusuf Pathan was run out.
In any case, captain Gautam Gambhir brought the group home with an unbeaten 19-ball 32 that included two hits to the fence and an equivalent number over it.
Prior, with three balls staying in Hyderabad’s fair keep running with the bat, the skies opened up. In any case, before that, when the champions’ touchy batting line-up was put to test by a taught Kolkata knocking down some pins assault, on a moderate pitch, runs came at a stream for the full course of their innings.
The main time Hyderabad hoped to raise the stakes was amid Warner and Kane Williamson’s (24, 26b, 2×4, 1×6) second-wicket organization of 50 in 45 balls.
However, the pursue rate dropped Sunrisers lost both the top-arrange batsmen in a traverse of three balls (753 in 12.2 overs). While Warner lost his center stump to Piyush Chawla, Williamson was Coulter Nile’s first casualty, neglecting to clear Suryakumar Yadav at additional cover.
Yuvraj Singh’s spell in the center too was brief. Notwithstanding Vijay Shanker’s 17-ball 22, there was no other vital show in the center request, which disentangled in snappy time.