SRG storms into the Finals as Rashid Khan pulls off KKR from the race single-handedly

SRG storms into the Finals as Rashid Khan pulls off KKR from the race single-handedly

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Match 59: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad

Match Details:

  • Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss, Chose to bowl
  • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena, Nitin Menon, Anil Kumar Chaudhary
  • Referee: Javagal Srinath

The big Qualifier 2 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunrisers lost their previous Qualifier against Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders won the Eliminator against Rajasthan Royals. Both the teams have won their previous encounters one each.

Teams:

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Deepak Hooda, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Carlos Brathwaite, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi

 

1st innings: KKR Vs. SRH

Powerplay (1-6 overs) – SRH – 45/0

Over 1 – S Mavi opens Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowling. 4 runs from the first over. SRH – 4/0

Over 2 – P Krishna comes into the attack and is greeted with a six. 10 runs from the over. SRH – 14/0

Over 3 –  S Mavi bowls another good over. SRH – 18/0

Over 4 – Andre Russell goes for boundaries. 9 runs from the over. SRH – 27/0

Over 5 – S Mavi goes for 13 runs in the over. A big over for Sunrisers. SRH – 40/0

 Over 6 – Sunil Narine comes into the attack and gives 5 runs from the over. SRH – 45/0

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Overs 7th-10th – SRH – 79/2

Over 7 – Fifty run partnership comes up as Piyush Chawla goes for 11 runs. SRH – 56/0

Over 8 – Kuldeep Yadav breaks the partnership as he gets the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan (34). Kane Williamson (3) is also dismissed in the over. SRH – 61/2

Over 9 – 8 runs from P Krishna’s over. SRH – 69/2

Over 10 – 10 runs generated from Kuldeep Yadav’s second over. SRH – 79/2

 

Overs 11th- 15th – SRH – 113/3

Over 11 – Piyush Chawla gets the wicket of W Saha (35). 7 runs and a wicket of the over. SRH – 86/3

Over 12 – A tight over from Sunil Narine. Only 4 runs from the over. SRH – 90/3

Over 13 – Piyush Chawla goes for 5 runs in the over. Kolkata Bowlers not giving much room for runs to Sunrisers batsmen. SRH – 95/3

Over 14 – 5 runs from Kuldeep Yadav’s over. SRH – 100/3

Over 15 – Shakib Al Hasan attacks Sunil Narine. 13 runs from the over. SRH – 113/3

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Overs 16th – 20th – SRH – 174/7

Over 16 –  Kuldeep Yadav dismisses Shakib Al Hasan (28) via run out. 9 runs and a wicket from the over. SRH – 122/4

Over 17 – Sunil Narine bowls a tight over as he concedes only 2 runs and a wicket of Deepak Hooda (19). SRH – 124/5

Over 18- A good over for both sides. Carlos Braithwaite (8) is run out in the over after hitting a six. 14 runs and a wicket from the over. SRH – 138/6

Over 19 – S Mavi gets the wicket of Yusuf Pathan (3), and then is hammered for 12 runs in the over. SRH – 150/7

Over 20 –  Rashid Khan destroys P Krishna, 24 runs from the last over. Sunrisers Hyderabad Final Score – 174/7

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A late Rashid Khan cameo ensures a challenging total for Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

2nd Innings: KKR Vs. SRH

Power play (1-6 overs): KKR – 67/1

Over 1 –  A run a ball first over by Bhuveneshwar Kumar. KKR – 6/0

Over 2 –  K Ahmed goes for 13 runs from the over. KKR – 19/0

Over 3 –  Bhuveneshwar Kumar is hammered all over the park. 19 runs from the over. KKR – 38/0

Over 4 –  Siddharth Kaul gets the wicket of Sunil Narine (26). 8 runs from the over plus a wicket. KKR – 46/1

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Over 5 – 2 Huge sixes by Nitish Rana in K Ahmed’s over. KKR – 58/1

Over 6 – 9 runs from Siddharth Kaul’s over. KKR – 67/1

 

Overs 7th – 10th – KKR – 92/2

Over 7 – Rashid Khan comes into the attack and bowls a good tight over. KKR – 70/1

Over 8 –  Carlos Braithwaite comes to bowl. 11 runs from the over. KKR – 81/1

Over 9 – Nitish Rana (22) gets short of the run and is dismissed. 6 runs and a wicket from the over. KKR – 87/2

Over 10 – Bhuveneshwar Kumar bowls a tidy over as 5 runs from it only. KKR – 92/2

 

Overs 11th – 15th – KKR – 118/6

Over 11 – Rashid Khan dismisses Robin Uthappa (2) and after that gets hit for consecutive boundaries. KKR – 104/3

Over 12 – Shakib Al Hasan scalps the wicket of Captain Dinesh Karthik (8). Knight Rider reeling at the moment. KKR – 108/4

Over 13 – Rashid Khan bowls well and gets the wicket of dangerous Chris Lynn (48). 4 runs and a wicket from the over. KKR – 112/5

Over 14 – 5 runs from Shakib Al Hasan’s over. KKR – 117/5

Over 15 – Final nail in the coffin, Rashid Khan dismisses Andre Russell (3). KKR – 118/6

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Over 16th – 20th – KKR – 160/9

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Over 16 –  K Ahmed concedes 14 runs from the over. KKR – 132/6

Over 17 – Siddharth Kaul bowls a good over. Only 4 runs from it. KKR – 136/6

Over 18 – Bhuveneshwar Kumar bowls aa good over despite a boundary in the last deliver. KKR – 145/6

Over 19 – Siddharth Kaul dismisses Piyush Chawla (12) in the over, concedes 11 runs from the over with a six of the last delivery. KKR – 156/7

Over 20 – Carlos Braithwaite brought in to bowl the last over. 19 runs needed from the last over. A first ball four eased some pressure. But, back to back wickets of S Mavi (6) and S Gill (30) ended the chase for Knight Riders. Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 14 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders Final Score- 160/9

PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Rashid Khan (34* runs and 3 wickets)

 

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