IPL 2022, KKR VS SRH: Kolkata won by Russell Power, after defeat, the road to playoff became difficult for Hyderabad
IPL 2022, KKR vs SRH: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) by 54 runs in a very important match. In front of Kolkata’s direct bowling, Hyderabad could make only 123 runs at the loss of 8 wickets while chasing the target of 178. For Hyderabad, opener Abhishek Sharma top-scored with 43 while Aidan Markram scored 32 runs. With this big win, Kolkata still retains its hope of reaching the playoffs. Kolkata is at 6th position with 6 wins in 13 matches while Hyderabad has reached 8th position with 7th loss in 12th match.
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- Russell also shines in bowling after batting
- Kolkata made 177
- Superb bowling by Umran Malik
Russell also shines in bowling after batting
After playing an unbeaten innings of 49 runs, all-rounder Andre Russell performed excellent bowling and took 3 wickets for just 22 runs in 4 overs. Team Saudi got 2 wickets Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine and Varun Chakraborty got 1-1 wickets.
Kolkata made 177
Batting first after winning the toss, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) scored 177 runs for the loss of 6 wickets on the basis of the brilliant batting of Sam Billing and Andre Russell. Sam Billing scored 34 runs in 29 balls with the help of 3 fours and 1 six, while Andre Russell scored 49 runs in 28 balls in which he hit 3 fours and 4 sixes. Ajinkya Rahane scored 28 and Nitish Rana scored 26 runs for Kolkata.
Superb bowling by Umran Malik
From Hyderabad, fast bowler Umran Malik, while bowling excellently, shook Kolkata’s batting. Umran Malik took 3 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs. Malik took the wickets of Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana and captain Shreyas Iyer.