Kolkata Knight Riders playing
Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nishit Rana, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, the famous Krishna, Varun Chakraborty
Playing XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad
David Warner (captain), Johnny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha (goalkeeper), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma
KKR vs SRH Match Summary
The third match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League i.e IPL was played between Kolkata Knight Riders i.e KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad. In this match, Hyderabad team captain David Warner won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Kolkata team scored 187 runs in the first 20 overs, losing 6 wickets in the prescribed 20 overs thanks to the half centuries of Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi.
In this way, the 188-run goal for victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad, but this team could score 177 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs despite the half-century undefeated Bairstow and Manish Pandey. Thus, Hyderabad lost by 10 runs, while KKR started this season with a victory.
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Team captain David Warner got out very early and was caught by Dinesh Karthik for three runs by the famous Krishna. Saha was clean bowled out by Shakib Al Hasan for 7 runs. Bairstow hit half a century and his innings ended with Pat Cummins for 55 runs. Nabi was out by the famous Krishna for 14 runs. Vijay Shankar scored 11 runs and was out by Andre Russell. Manish Pandey played a 61-run undefeated inning, but failed to lead the team to victory. Abdul Samad was also undefeated at 19 runs.
The Kolkata Knight Riders team came out at bat first after losing the toss, with starters Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana batting brilliantly in the Powerplay. They both added 50 runs in the first 6 overs. The first hit for the team was taken by Shubman Gill, who came back clean bowled after scoring 15 runs from Rashid Khan. Nitish Rana hit half a century on 37 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six.
After Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi reached a strong half century. He hit half a century on 28 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. However, he was fired by T Natarajan for 53 runs. Andre Russell landed at number four with the aim of increasing race pace, but was caught by Manish Pandey in front of Rashid Khan for 5 runss. The fourth hit was KKR in the form of Nitish Rana, who was out after scoring 80 runs.
KKR took a fifth hit in the form of Eoin Morgan, who scored 2 runs and became the victim of Mohammad Nabi. The sixth hit for KKR came on the last ball of the inning when Bhuvneshwar Kumar got Shakib Al Hasan to catch Abdul Samad in a personal score of 3 runs. At the same time, Dinesh Karthik came back undefeated after scoring 22 runs on 9 balls. For Hyderabad, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan got two windows each, while T Natarajan and Bhubaneswar got one window each.