Kolkata Knight Riders win over Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets.
The 49th match of the Indian Premier League 2021 was played yesterday between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in which Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets.
Sunrisers Hyderabad batted first after winning the toss, started the inning very badly, Jason Roy was dismissed just for 13 runs, Wriddhiman Saha was dismissed without scoring, Kane Williamson 26 off 21, Priyam Garg 21 off 31, Abhishek Sharma 6 runs, Abdul Samad 25 off 18, Jason Holder 2 runs, Rashid Khan 8 runs, Bhuvneshwar Kumar remains unbeaten for 7 runs, and Siddarth Kaul also remains unbeaten for 7 runs, in this way, wickets keep falling one after another, the entire team could score just 115 runs after losing 8 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, and set an easy target of 116 runs in front of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers performed very brilliantly, Tim Southee, Shivam Mavi, and Varun Chakravarthy took 2-2 wickets, and Shakib Al Hasan got 1 wicket.
Kolkata Knight Riders chasing 116 runs in the second inning, they achived the target very easly by losing just 4 wickets in fourth ball of last over, and won the match by 6 wickets, Kolkata Knight Riders also started the inning not very well, Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer came to start the inning, the first wicket of the inning has gone just for 23 runs in 4.4 over, Venkatesh Iyer dismissed just for 8 runs, next batsman Rahul Tripathi came to bat, after few moments he also dismissed just for 7 runs as second wicket in 6.4 over, the team score was 38 runs, followed by Nitish Rana came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 55 runs with Shubman Gill, the third wicket has gone for 93 runs in 16.3 over, Shubman Gill dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 57 runs with the help of 10 boundaries in 51 balls, next bastman Dinesh Karthik came to bat, after few moments the fourth wicket has also gone for 106 runs in last ball of the 18th over, Nitish Rana dismissed after scoring 25 runs in 33 balls, followed by Eoin Morgan came to bat, and he remians unbeaten for 2 runs with Dinesh Karthik, and Dinesh Karthik played a victory inning of 18 runs in 12 balls, in this way, Kolkata Knight Riders chasing 116 runs in the second inning achived the target very easly for loss of just 4 wickets in 19.4 over, and won the match by 6 wickets.
Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers Jason Holder took 2 wickets, Rashid Khan and Siddarth Kaul got 1-1 wicket.
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Shubman Gill was selected for the Best Player of the Match, he played a brilliant half-century inning of 57 runs with the help of 10 boundaries in 51 balls.