KKR beat SRH: Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win

KKR beat SRH: Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win
KKR beat SRH: Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win

KKR beat SRH in IPL 2021 – Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) put up an all-round performance to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in the 3rd match of the IPL 2021 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Powered by Nitish Rana’s 80 off 57 and Rahul Tripathi’s 53 off 29, Eoin Morgan’s KKR set 188-target. Pat Cummins and Prasidh Krishna with some good bowling helped KKR win the match, despite half-centuries from Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow.

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KKR beat SRH in IPL 2021 – Prasidh Krishna & Pat Cummins took crucial wickets: Defending about 20 fewer than what they looked good for, the Knight Riders’ fast bowlers produced the big wickets and their spinners stifled the Sunrisers Hyderabad batsmen to seal the game. After Prasidh Krishna got David Warner early, Jonny Bairstow revived the Sunrisers chase with a 40-ball 55, but Pat Cummins got him out in the 13th over to leave Manish Pandey with a tall ask of getting 86 off the last seven. Pandey couldn’t despite an Abdul Samad cameo at the end.

KKR beat SRH in IPL 2021 – Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win: KKR were off to a good start with Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill taking advantage of the powerplay. After Gill was dismissed in the 7th over, Rana anchored the innings with Rahul Tripathi with both scoring quick runs to put SRH on the backfoot. After Rana completed his 50 off 37 balls, Tripathi brought up his in 27. But once Tripathi was out T Natarajan, Rashid Khan put a check on the scoring with some fine bowling.

KKR beat SRH in IPL 2021 – Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win: From the other end, Mohammad Nabi rattled KKR with two wickets in two balls — Nitish Rana (80) and Eoin Morgan (2) in the 18th over. In the end, KKR posted 187/6 after Dinesh Karthik’s late charge with 22 off 9.

KKR beat SRH in IPL 2021 – Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi stars as Kolkata Knight Riders registers their 100th IPL win: KKR were off to the worst possible start in the tough chase, losing David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha within the third over. But Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey anchored the innings with a 92-run partnership. Both completed their half-centuries to keep SRH in the game – but in the end it did not prove enough

Sunrisers Hyderabad Innings 177/5 (20 ovs) lost by 10 runs
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Wriddhiman Saha (WK) b S Al Hasan 7 6 0 1 116.67
David Warner (C) c Dinesh Karthik b M Prasidh Krishna 3 4 0 0 75.00
Manish Pandey Not out 61 44 2 3 138.64
Jonny Bairstow c N Rana b Pat Cummins 55 40 5 3 137.50
Mohammad Nabi c EJG Morgan b M Prasidh Krishna 14 11 2 0 127.27
Vijay Shankar c EJG Morgan b AD Russell 11 7 0 1 157.14
Abdul Samad Not out 19 8 0 2 237.50
Extra 7 (b 1, w 5, nb 0, lb 1)
Total 177/5 (20)
Yet To Bat Rashid KhanB KumarT NatarajanSandeep Sharma
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Harbhajan Singh 1 0 8 0 8.00
Prasidh Krishna 4 0 35 2 8.75
Shakib Al Hasan 4 0 34 1 8.50
Pat Cummins 4 0 30 1 7.50
Andre Russell 3 0 32 1 10.67
Varun Chakravarthy 4 0 36 0 9.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
David Warner 1-10 1.3
Wriddhiman Saha 2-10 2.1
JM Bairstow 3-102 12.6
Mohammad Nabi 4-130 15.6
Vijay Shankar 5-150 17.6
Kolkata Knight Riders innings 187/6 (20 ovs)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Nitish Rana c Vijay Shankar b Mohammad Nabi 80 56 9 4 142.86
Shubman Gill b Rashid Khan 15 13 1 1 115.38
Rahul Tripathi c Wriddhiman Saha b T Natarajan 53 29 5 2 182.76
Andre Russell c MK Pandey b Rashid Khan 5 5 1 0 100.00
Eoin Morgan (C) c Abdul Samad b Mohammad Nabi 2 3 0 0 66.67
Dinesh Karthik (WK) Not out 22 9 2 1 244.44
Shakib Al Hasan c Abdul Samad b B Kumar 3 5 0 0 60.00
Extra 7 (b 0, w 7, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 187/6 (20)
Yet To Bat Pat CumminsH SinghM Prasidh KrishnaVarun Chakravarthy
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4 0 45 1 11.25
Sandeep Sharma 3 0 35 0 11.67
T Natarajan 4 0 37 1 9.25
Mohammad Nabi 4 0 32 2 8.00
Rashid Khan 4 0 24 2 6.00
Vijay Shankar 1 0 14 0 14.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Shubman Gill 1-53 6.6
RA Tripathi 2-146 15.2
AD Russell 3-157 16.2
N Rana 4-160 17.3
EJG Morgan 5-160 17.4
S Al Hasan 6-187 19.6

SRH vs KKR Playing XI:

Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing XI: David Warner (capt), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Jonny Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (capt), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

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