KKR Vs SRH – Match Report

Tata IPL 2022, Match 61: KKR vs SRH – Match Report

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered their sixth win within the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 54 runs on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on Saturday.

Andre Russell carried out an all-rounder after taking three wickets after a blistering knock of 49* (28) in KKR’s complete 54-run victory.

Chasing 178 for victory, SRH’s openers – Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma – acquired off to a gentle begin earlier than Andre Russell dodged the SRH captain’s stumps contained in the powerplay. SRH have been 31/1 on the finish of 6 overs.

Sharma took benefit of his begin and hit consecutive sixes towards Narayan. Tim Southee took an excellent catch off his personal ball and dismissed Tripathi for 9 runs.

Aiden Markram with Abhishek Sharma on the crease and SRH on the half stage have been 66-2. Nicely set by Varun Chakravarthy, Abhishek Sharma was dismissed for 43.

Nicholas Pooran was dismissed within the very subsequent over, when Narine took a catch on his personal ball. Markram despatched three sixes and appeared harmful, earlier than the right-hander pulled Umesh Yadav’s supply over the stumps for 15.th above.

Russell once more 18. I dismissed Washington Sundar and Marco Jensen.th above. Southee took his second wicket within the subsequent over to dismiss Shashank Singh, earlier than SRH fell wanting the entire by 54 runs.

Earlier, KKR, who opted to bat first, made two adjustments – Umesh Yadav and Sam Billings have been named within the eleven.

Ajinkya Rahane was off the mark with a most, however KKR misplaced the wicket of Venkatesh Iyer early on when the opener minimize on the stumps towards Marco Janssen.

KKR have been 55/1 on the finish of the powerplay when each Rana and Rahane hit a six every. Umran Malik took two wickets in an over after Shashank Singh took an excellent catch to dismiss Nitish Rana and Ajinkya Rahane.

Captain Shreyas Iyer hit two boundaries however was dismissed at deep mid-wicket as Malik took his third wicket of the innings.

KKR have been 5 down after Rinku Singh was dismissed lbw courtesy of an excellent yorker by Natarajan. Andre Russell introduced his arrival with a 4 and a six, whereas Billings hit successive fours on the different finish towards Malik.

Fifty was added for the sixth wicket off 39 balls and KKR crossed the 150-run mark in two overs.

Earlier than Billings was dismissed within the ultimate over towards Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Russell hit 3 sixes within the ultimate over to assist KKR attain 177/6 within the first innings.

brief rating, Kolkata Knight Riders 177/6 (Andre Russell 49*, Sam Billings 34; Umran Malik 3-33) Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated 123/8 (Abhishek Sharma 43, Aiden Markram 32; Andre Russell 3-22) by 54 runs.

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