Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in Super Over. Dinesh Karthik takes a double to finish off the job for his team. KKR maintain their hold on top of the IPL 2020 Points Table.
Hyderabad scored 54 runs in the last 5 overs and Kolkata scored 163 runs for 5 wickets while batting in the match played in the match played in Abu Dhabi. In reply, Hyderabad were also able to score 163 runs for 6 wickets. Warner, Abdul Samad and Rashid Khan overturned the match by scoring 54 runs in the last 5 overs. Hyderabad needed 18 runs to win in the last over. Injured Andre Russell bowled the last over for KKR. Warner and Rashid Khan tied the match by scoring 17 runs in the over.
KKR retain their fourth place in the points table with their 5th win in the season. At the same time, this is Sunrisers third consecutive defeat.
The first foreign player to score 5,000 runs in the IPL, Hyderabad captain Warner has completed his 5000 runs in the IPL. He has become the first foreigner and overall fourth player to do so. Before them, only 3 players Virat Kohli (5759), Suresh Raina (5368) and Rohit Sharma (5149) could touch the figure of 5 thousand.
Warner has surpassed Kohli, Rohit and Raina as Warner has completed 5000 runs in 135 innings. He became the first player to do so. In this case, he has left behind Kohli (157 innings), Suresh Raina (173 innings) and Rohit Sharma (187 innings).
Williamson replaced Warner for opening Hyderabad. Kane Williamson replaced David Warner with Johnny Bairstow. Both gave the team a great start and scored 58 runs in the power-play. Loki Ferguson broke this partnership that was dangerous. He got Williamson (29) caught by Nitish Rana.
After a good start, the innings faltered as Hyderabad was dismissed. Priyam Garg was out after scoring 4 runs. He was bowled clean by Loki Ferguson. After this, Bairstow was also out for 36 by Varun Chakraborty. Manish Pandey also could not do anything special and was dismissed for 6 runs. He was also bolstered by Ferguson. Ferguson took 3 wickets.
KKR scored 163 for 5 wickets before KKR scored 163 for 5 in 20 overs. Eoin Morgan (34) and Dinesh Karthik (29 *) scored 58 runs in the last 5 overs to take the team score to 160. Hyderabad’s T Natarajan got 2 wickets while Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar and Basil Thampi got 1-1 wickets.
KKR got a good start by openers. Kolkata openers Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi got KKR to start well. Both added 48 runs for the team in the power-play. On the last ball of the sixth over, Rahul Tripathi scored 23 runs and was dismissed by T Natarajan.
Gill and Rana could not make big scores, KKR’s Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana got a good start. Both could not convert this start into a big score. Gill scored 36 off 37 balls. He was dismissed by Rashid Khan. After this, Rana was also out on the ball of Vijay Shankar on a personal score of 29 runs.
Russell’s poor form continues Andre Russell’s poor form continues in the season. Russell scored just 9 runs off 11 balls. Russell has scored only 92 runs in 8 matches at an average of 11.50. His highest score has been 24, which he scored against Rajasthan Royals.