TATA IPL 2022, Match 61: KKR Vs SRH – Match Report
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered their sixth victory within the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 54 runs on Saturday on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune.
Andre Russell placed on an all-round present in KKR’s complete 54-run victory after scoring a blistering 49*(28) adopted by a three-wicket haul.
Chasing 178 to win, SRH openers – Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma have been off to a gentle begin earlier than Andre Russell rattled the stumps of the SRH skipper contained in the powerplay. SRH have been 31/1 on the finish of 6 overs.
Sharma capitalised on his begin and dispatched consecutives sixes towards Narine. Tim Southee took an excellent catch off his personal bowling to dismiss Tripathi for 9.
Aiden Markram joined Abhishek Sharma on the crease and SRH have been 66-2 on the midway stage. Varun Chakaravarthy dismissed the properly set Abhishek Sharma, who was caught on 43.
Nicholas Pooran was out within the subsequent over after Narine took a catch off his personal bowling. Markram dispatched three sixes and regarded harmful earlier than the right-handed batter dragged Umesh Yadav’s supply on to the stumps within the 15th over.
Russell then dismissed Washington Sundar and Marco Jansen within the 18th over. Southee scalped his second wicket to dismiss Shashank Singh within the subsequent over earlier than SRH fell 54-runs wanting the overall.
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 Venkatesh Iyer’s wicket early after the opener chopped on to the stumps towards Marco Jansen.
KKR have been 55/1 on the finish of the powerplay after each Rana and Rahane smacked a six every. Umran Malik scalped two wickets in an over after Shashank Singh grabbed glorious catches to dismiss Nitish Rana and Ajinkya Rahane.
Skipper Shreyas Iyer creamed two fours however holed out to deep mid-wicket as Malik claimed his third wicket of the innings.
KKR have been 5 down after Rinku Singh was trapped LBW courtesy of an excellent yorker by Natarajan. Andre Russell introduced his arrival with a 4 and 6 every whereas Billings hit consecutive fours on the different finish towards Malik.
The fifty partnership was up for the sixth wicket off 39 deliveries and KKR crossed the 150-run mark with two overs to go.
Billings was out within the penultimate over towards Bhuvneshwar Kumar earlier than Russell hammered 3 sixes within the closing over to assist KKR attain 177/6 within the first innings.
Transient Scores: Kolkata Knight Riders 177/6 (Andre Russell 49*, Sam Billings 34; Umran Malik 3-33) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 123/8 (Abhishek Sharma 43, Aiden Markram 32; Andre Russell 3-22) by 54 runs.