IPL 2021 Results- Kolkata Knight Riders recorded their 100th win after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad in a match held yesterday at MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai.
They hailed the victory as they set a big target of 188 runs with the help of Nitish Rana, Shubham Gill, and Rahul Tripathi. Out of which Shubham Gill got back to the pavillion in the 7th over and the rest two scored half-centuries which in turn resulted in this big target of 188.
The target would have been increased to a much bigger number is it is not for Mohammad Nabi who took the wickets of Nitish Rana and Eoin Morgan back to back in the 18th over only. Lastly, the innings were given a good finish by Dinesh Kartik who stroked 22 of 9 balls.
The Sunrisers, on the other end, was struggling with the batting part as well. They were pressured from the start as the Kolkata Knight Riders took out David warner and Wriddhiman Saha in the 2nd over only when the run count by Sunrisers was only 10.
Even after that, the Hyderabad Sunrisers caught up to a large and eventually ended up with a total of 177 with the loss of 5 wickets. Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey were two of the main scorers from SRH’s side as they both completed their half-centuries with Pandey being not out until the very end.
Overall, the match resulted in Kolkata Knight Riders winning with a total of 10 runs and SRH would have to go back home with a defeat in their bag. But it was only the third match of the season and no strong predictions can be made as of now, especially after the match was such a close call.
Preview of Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings
Moreover, the public is now waiting for the crucial match between the Rajasthan Royals and the Punjab Kings, which is scheduled for today at 7:30 in the evening. With this match, the IPL will officially begin as all the teams will have one match on their scoresheet. So, we’d be well aware of the current standing of all the playing 8 teams.
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