Kolkata Knight Riders defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 runs

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights:  The self-destructing batters let Sunrisers Hyderabad down again to hand a Kolkata Knight Riders a much needed five-run win in the IPL here on Thursday, keeping the Nitish Rana-led side alive in the tournament.

Rana and Rinku Singh came up with a fruitful 61-run partnership to help KKR post 171 for nine and then their bowlers, especially Shardul Thakur (2/23) and Vaibhav Arora (2/32), helped the two-time IPL champions limit Sunrisers Hyderabad to 166 for eight in 20 overs. Varun Chakaravarthy bowled a brilliant 20th over to eke out a welcome win for his team.

KKR earned their fourth victory of the season and are now on eight points, while SRH, who remained stranded on six points, suffered a huge body blow to their chances of making the playoffs.

Kolkata Knight Riders  (20 ovs maximum)

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jason Roy c Agarwal b Kartik Tyagi20192740105.26
Rahmanullah Gurbaz †c Brook b Jansen017000.00
Venkatesh Iyer c †Klaasen b Jansen74610175.00
Nitish Rana (c)c & b Markram42314633135.48
Rinku Singh c Abdul Samad b Natarajan46356741131.42
Andre Russell c Natarajan b Markande24151312160.00
Sunil Narine c Agarwal b Kumar1260050.00
Shardul Thakur c Abdul Samad b Natarajan86910133.33
Anukul Roy not out1371120185.71
Harshit Rana run out (†Klaasen/Natarajan)012000.00
Vaibhav Arora not out21200200.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 2, w 5)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.55)171/9
Did not bat: Varun Chakravarthy 
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 1.1 ov), 2-16 (Venkatesh Iyer, 1.6 ov), 3-35 (Jason Roy, 4.4 ov), 4-96 (Nitish Rana, 11.2 ov), 5-127 (Andre Russell, 14.2 ov), 6-130 (Sunil Narine, 15.3 ov), 7-151 (Shardul Thakur, 17.3 ov), 8-168 (Rinku Singh, 19.2 ov), 9-168 (Harshit Rana, 19.3 ov) • DRS
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bhuvneshwar Kumar403318.25126010
Marco Jansen302428.0073001
Kartik Tyagi2030115.0053221
Aiden Markram302418.0052100
T Natarajan403027.5091120
Mayank Markande402917.2581200

Sunrisers Hyderabad  (T: 172 runs from 20 ovs)

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Abhishek Sharma c Russell b Thakur910251090.00
Mayank Agarwal c †Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Harshit Rana18111721163.63
Rahul Tripathi c Arora b Russell2091731222.22
Aiden Markram (c)c Singh b Arora41406440102.50
Harry Brook lbw b AS Roy046000.00
Heinrich Klaasen †c Russell b Thakur36203413180.00
Abdul Samad c AS Roy b Varun21183430116.66
Marco Jansen c †Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Arora14100025.00
Bhuvneshwar Kumar not out551610100.00
Mayank Markande not out1260050.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 3, w 4)14
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.30)166/8
Did not bat: Kartik Tyagi 
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Mayank Agarwal, 2.5 ov), 2-37 (Abhishek Sharma, 3.5 ov), 3-53 (Rahul Tripathi, 5.3 ov), 4-54 (Harry Brook, 6.2 ov), 5-124 (Heinrich Klaasen, 14.1 ov), 6-145 (Aiden Markram, 16.5 ov), 7-152 (Marco Jansen, 18.1 ov), 8-165 (Abdul Samad, 19.3 ov) • DRS
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harshit Rana402716.75131220
Vaibhav Arora3032210.6665012
Shardul Thakur302327.6663000
Andre Russell1015115.0042101
Anukul Roy302618.6661210
Sunil Narine201608.0011000
Varun Chakravarthy402015.00122000

MATCH FLOW

  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 49 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (39 balls), Extras 4
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders – 73/3 in 9.0 overs (N Rana 24, RK Singh 17)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (N Rana 35, RK Singh 18, Ex 2)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (73 balls), Extras 5
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders – 130/6 in 15.3 overs (RK Singh 29)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 150 runs in 17.1 overs (105 balls), Extras 8
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders – 171/9 in 20.0 overs (AS Roy 13, VG Arora 2)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 53 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (34 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 6.2: Review by Kolkata Knight Riders (Bowling), Decision Challenged – Wicket, Umpire – MA Gough, Batter – HC Brook (Upheld)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (73 balls), Extras 7
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (AK Markram 22, H Klaasen 27, Ex 1)
  • Strategic Timeout: Sunrisers Hyderabad – 134/5 in 15.0 overs (AK Markram 38, Abdul Samad 5)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 150 runs in 17.3 overs (107 balls), Extras 11
  • Over 18.0: Review by Kolkata Knight Riders (Bowling), Decision Challenged – Wide, Umpire – MA Gough, Batter – M Jansen (Struck down)
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