Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders made a great comeback and defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 runs in the 47th league match of Indian Premier League-2023. This is Kolkata’s fourth win of the season. Batting first, Kolkata scored 171 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs.
In response, the team of Sunrisers Hyderabad could score only 166 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Hyderabad needed 38 runs in 5 overs, but due to loss of wickets in the final overs, the team could not achieve the target.
Chasing the target, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their first wicket for 29 runs. Mayank Agarwal was dismissed for 18 runs in 11 balls. After that, Abhishek Sharma was a victim of Shardul scoring only 9 runs. Rahul Tripathi contributed 20 runs. Harry Brooke returned to the pavilion without opening an account. Hyderabad lost four wickets for 54 runs.
Captain Aidan Markram scored 41 runs from Hyderabad. Markram hit 4 fours while facing 40 balls. Apart from this, Henrik Klaassen scored 36 runs in 20 balls with three sixes and one four. Abdul Samad was dismissed after scoring 21 runs. Marco Janssen scored 1 run and fell victim to Vaibhav Arora.
After winning the toss and batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a poor start. In the second over, Marco Janssen sent Gurbaz (1) back to the pavilion. Then Venkatesh Iyer got out after making 7 runs. Jason Roy also scored 20 runs in 19 balls with 4 fours and became a victim of Karthik Tyagi. Kolkata scored 49 runs for 3 wickets in the Powerplay.
After the initial three shocks, captain Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh shared a partnership of 61 runs for the fourth wicket. Nitis Rana scored 42 runs in 31 balls with three fours and three sixes. Rinku Singh scored 46 runs in 35 balls with four fours and a six. Andre Russell scored 24 runs in 15 balls. Narayan 1, Shardul 8 runs were dismissed. Marco Jansen was the most successful bowler from Hyderabad. He gave 24 runs in 3 overs and took two wickets. Apart from this, Natarajan got two wickets, Bhuvneshwar, Karthik Tyagi, Markaram and Mayank Markandey got one wicket each.SS1MS