IPL2021, KKR vs SRH: KKR Defeated SRH With their aggressive approach and SRH looks too defensive.
3rd match of IPL2021 had been played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
However, Team SRH won the toss and choose to bowl first.
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings:
Team KKR scores 187 runs with the loss of 6 wickets in their 20 overs.
KKR got to a good start and scores 50 runs in their first 6 overs of power-play.
But, SHubman Gill got out cheaply by just scoring 15 runs.
After that, Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi put up a superb partnership together.
Nitish Rana scores 80 runs off 56 balls with the help of 9 fours and 4 sixes.
With Him, Rahul Tripathi scores 53 runs off 29 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes.
In the end, Dinesh Karthik played a good cameo of 22 runs off just 9 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six.
For SRH, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan took 2 wickets each in the match.
Bhuvneshwar and Sandeep also took 1 wicket each in the match.
So, KKR gives the target of 188 runs to SRH to win the match.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Innings:
Team SRH fails to chase down the target and just able to score 177 runs with the loss of 5 wickets in their 20 overs.
SRH did not get to a good start and lost the first 2 wickets in just 10 runs.
Manish Pandey scores 61 runs not-out off 44 balls with the help of 2 fours and 3 sixes.
Jonny Bairstow scores 55 runs off 40 balls with the help of 5 fours and 3 sixes.
No other batsman from SRH could able to accelerate and score quick runs for the team.
In the end, Abdul Samad scores 19 runs with the help of 2 sixes off just 8 balls.
For KKR, Prasidh Krishna took 2 wickets in the match.
Shakib, Cummins and Russel also took 1 wicket each in the match.
So, KKR beats SRH by 10 runs.
Nitish Rana becomes the player of the match for his superb innings.