KKR beat SRH Highlights IPL 2021: Shubman Gill stars as Kolkata Knight Riders beat SRH, noses ahead in IPL Playoff Race

KKR vs SRH Highlights IPL 2021: Shubman Gill stars as Kolkata Knight Riders beat SRH, noses ahead in IPL Playoff Race
KKR vs SRH Highlights IPL 2021: Shubman Gill stars as Kolkata Knight Riders beat SRH, noses ahead in IPL Playoff Race

KKR vs SRH Highlights – IPL 2021: Shubman Gill delivers as KKR consolidate 4th spot, beats SRH by 6 wickets –Shubman Gill hit his first fifty in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets here at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. KKR needed 116 to win in the 20 overs but SRH bowlers made sure the Eoin Morgan-led side had to fight it out for the win. SRH battled hard to try and get a win, but the target was always too small. KKR chased down the target with two balls to spare – Follow IPL 2021 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co

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IPL Playoff Race: KKR now has clear lead of two points over RR, MI & PBKS – the other contenders in race for 4th Playoff spot. KKR will play Rajasthan Royals in their last league match.

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Chennai Super Kings 12 9 3 0 18 +0.829
2 Delhi Capitals 12 9 3 0 18 +0.551
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 12 8 4 0 16 -0.157
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 13 6 7 0 12 +0.294
5 Punjab Kings 13 5 8 0 10 -0.241
6 Rajasthan Royals 12 5 7 0 10 -0.337
7 Mumbai Indians 12 5 7 0 10 -0.453
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 12 2 10 0 4 -0.475

 

KKR vs SRH Highlights – IPL 2021: Chasing a below-par total of 116, KKR got off to a bad start as the side lost star batsman Venkatesh Iyer in the fifth over. It was a slow start for KKR as the side only managed to score 38 runs in the first seven over with Rahul Tripathi also back in the hut.

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KKR vs SRH Highlights – IPL 2021: Meanwhile, Shubman Gill continued the risk-free batting and scored his first fifty in IPL 2021. At one stage KKR needed 32 in 30 balls with 8 wickets in hand. However, Siddarth Kaul removed Gill in the 17th over and Jason Holder dismissed Nitish Rana in the 18th as KKR wobbled towards the end of the match. In the end, skipper Morgan and Dinesh Karthik ensured KKR doesn’t suffer any hiccups as the side chased down the target with two balls to spare.

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KKR vs SRH HighlightsKKR Bowlers Shine: Earlier, a spirited bowling performance by KKR restricted SRH to 115/8. Except for skipper Kane Williamson and Abdul Samad, no SRH batsmen looked comfortable on the crease as KKR seized control over a must-win game. For KKR Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee and Varun Chakravarthy picked two wickets each.

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Except for skipper Kane Williamson and Abdul Samad, no batsmen looked comfortable on the crease as KKR seized control over a must-win game. For KKR Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee and Varun Chakaravarthy picked two wickets each.

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KKR vs SRH Highlights – IPL 2021: Opting to bat first, SRH got off to the worst possible start as the side lost two wickets in the first four overs with 16 runs on board. Skipper Kane Williamson tried to rebuild SRH’s innings by smashing 18 runs in the sixth over but he soon perished without making a big score. Shakib Al Hasan ran Williamson out with a direct hit in the seventh over as SRH got reduced to 38/3. Wickets kept falling at regular intervals and SRH soon found themselves reeling at 80/6.

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Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma and Jason Holder all failed to leave a mark as KKR took control over the game. Abdul Samad did try to up the ante but Tim Southee removed him in the 18th over. In the end, SRH were only able to score 115 runs in the allotted 20 overs.

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Brief Scores: SRH 115/8 (Kane Williamson 26, Abdul Samad 25; Tim Southee 2-26 ) vs KKR 119/4 (Shubman Gill 57, Nitish Rana 25; Jason Holder 2-32)

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings 119/4 (19.4 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Shubman Gill c Jason Holder b S Kaul 57 51 10 0 111.76
Venkatesh Iyer c KS Williamson b Jason Holder 8 14 0 0 57.14
Rahul Tripathi c Abhishek Sharma b Rashid Khan 7 6 1 0 116.67
Nitish Rana c Wriddhiman Saha b Jason Holder 25 33 3 0 75.76
Dinesh Karthik (WK) Not out 18 12 3 0 150.00
Eoin Morgan (C) Not out 2 2 0 0 100.00
Extra 2 (b 0, w 2, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 119/4 (19.4)
Yet To Bat Shakib Al HasanSP NarineTG SoutheeShivam MaviVarun Chakravarthy
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4 0 20 0 5.00
Jason Holder 4 0 32 2 8.00
Umran Malik 4 0 27 0 6.75
Rashid Khan 4 0 23 1 5.75
Siddarth Kaul 3.4 0 17 1 4.64
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
VR Iyer 1-23 4.4
RA Tripathi 2-38 6.4
Shubman Gill 3-93 16.3
N Rana 4-106 17.6
Sunrisers Hyderabad Innings 115/8 (20 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Jason Roy c TG Southee b Shivam Mavi 10 13 2 0 76.92
Wriddhiman Saha (WK) lbw b TG Southee 0 1 0 0 0.00
Kane Williamson (C) runout (Shakib Al Hasan) 26 21 4 0 123.81
Priyam Garg c RA Tripathi b Varun Chakravarthy 21 31 0 1 67.74
Abhishek Sharma st Dinesh Karthik b Shakib Al Hasan 6 10 0 0 60.00
Abdul Samad c Shubman Gill b TG Southee 25 18 0 3 138.89
Jason Holder c VR Iyer b Varun Chakravarthy 2 9 0 0 22.22
Rashid Khan c VR Iyer b Shivam Mavi 8 6 1 0 133.33
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Not out 7 7 0 0 100.00
Siddarth Kaul Not out 7 5 1 0 140.00
Extra 3 (b 0, w 0, nb 1, lb 2)
Total 115/8 (20)
Yet To Bat Umran Malik
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Tim Southee 4 0 26 2 6.50
Shivam Mavi 4 0 29 2 7.25
Varun Chakravarthy 4 0 26 2 6.50
Shakib Al Hasan 4 0 20 1 5.00
Sunil Narine 4 0 12 0 3.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Wriddhiman Saha 1-1 0.2
JJ Roy 2-16 3.4
KS Williamson 3-38 6.5
Abhishek Sharma 4-51 10.1
Priyam Garg 5-70 14.2
Jason Holder 6-80 16.1
Abdul Samad 7-95 17.2
Rashid Khan 8-103 18.2