Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad result

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad result

Sun Risers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first against the Kolkata Knight Riders here at Hyderabad in a hot afternoon. As the match started there were quite a couple of surprises available for Sun Risers Hyderabad as their skipper David Warner as well as Shikhar Dhawan who came in to open the innings were sent soon back to the pavilion dismissed by a new look KKR new ball bowling attack. KKR opened up with Mornie Morkel and Umesh Yadav and both responded well by taking wickets. Umesh Yadav picked up 3 wickets and Mornie Morkel picked up 2. However Eoin Morgan with Naman Ojha somehow steadied the ship with a responsible innings of 51 and 37 respectively. At the end of 20 overs SRH managed 142/7. KKR walked in aggressively with skipper Gambhir and the reliable Uthappa. Both played sensibly and carried KKR to the finish line before which Uthappa fell and then came Russel only to be dismissed very quickly. Gautam Gambhir completed his 50 and went strong from the other end and in the 19th over, victory went in the way of KKR.

SRH
E Morgan 51(43) U Yadav 3/28
N Ojha 37(28) M Morkel 2/35

KKR
G Gambhir 90(60) A Reddy 1/14
R Uthappa 38(34) Mustafizur Rahman 1/29

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