IPL 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, highlights: SRH win by 5 wickets
Get highlights of the IPL 2018 clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) here. SRH beat KKR by 5 wickets at the Eden Gardens.cricket Updated: Apr 15, 2018 00:35 IST
Kane Williamson scored his fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) fifty as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday. Sunil Narine took two wickets for the hosts but the target was not competitive enough as SRH continued their unbeaten run in the competition. Earlier, SRH were able to restrict KKR to 138/8 in 20 overs after winning the toss and opting to field. Chris Lynn top-scored for KKR with 49 off 34, while skipper Dinesh Karthik chipped in with a score of 29. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the pick of the SRH bowlers as he finished with figures of 3/26. Follow highlights of the IPL 2018 clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad here. (LIVE STREAMING | LIVE SCORE)
00:33 hrs IST: That’s all from this game. Come back later for the IPL double-header on Sunday.
00:31 hrs IST: A third consecutive win for SRH while KKR slumps to their second defeat in two games.
00:27 hrs IST: Yusuf Pathan wraps it up against his former side as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets to continue their unbeaten run in IPL 2018.
00:23 hrs IST: 10 balls left. Sunrisers Hyderabad need 12 runs to win! This is also going down to the wire!
00:20 hrs IST: Yusuf Pathan gets the boundary and it is advantage SRH once again! SRH 124/5
00:15 hrs IST: OUT! Sunrisers Hyderabad are just making it difficult for themselves! Kane Williamson gives an easy catch to Russell as he departs for 50. SRH 119/4
00:11 hrs IST: Fifty for Kane Williamson! Fourth half century for the New Zealand skipper. SRH 117/4
00:06 hrs IST: Finally a wicket for KKR! Shakib Al Hasan missed the ball completely and Piyush Chawla castled him for 27. SRH 114/4
00:02 hrs IST: End of the 15th over and this is getting too easy for SRH. They need 27 runs to win with Kane Williamson eyeing his 4th IPL fifty.
23:59 hrs IST: First over for Shivam Mavi. This is not the ideal time for the youngster but he will be looking to leave his mark on this game. SRH 110/3
23:52 hrs IST: This is looking too easy for SRH as they are marching towards their third consecutive win. They need 47 runs more to win. SRH 92/3
23:47 hrs IST: Another chance goes begging as the ball takes Shakib’s top edge and flies above Dinesh Karthik’s head. It is all going against Kolkata Knight Riders. SRH 82/3
23:43 hrs IST: Kane Williamson finally breaks the shackles as he slams Kuldeep Yadav for a boundary through mid-wicket. SRH 70/3
23:42 hrs IST: 10 overs gone.Sunrisers Hyderabad are 62 for the loss of three wickets and they need 77 runs to win from 60 balls.
23:38 hrs IST: The run rate has gone down considerably after the quick wickets and this is the right time for KKR to stage the comeback. SRH 59/3
23:33 hrs IST: OUT! Kuldeep Yadav strikes! It was a straighter one from the youngster and Manish Pandey was trapped LBW! SRH 55/3
23:30 hrs IST: Direct Hit from Russell, third umpire to make the decision. But, Williamson was able to make the ground comfortably and SRH are 53 for the loss of 2 wickets after 8 overs.
23:24 hrs IST: Kuldeep Yadav is introduced into the attack and the batsmen are finding it difficult to play the chinaman. SRH 49/2
23:19 hrs IST: OUT! It is Sunil Narine once again as he castles Shikhar Dhawan to reduce SRH to 46/2.
23:17 hrs IST: Kane Williamson drives the ball for a boundary and then followed it up with another four through the covers. Superb stuff by the skipper! SRH 45/1
23:13 hrs IST: A good over by Narine as he took the important wicket and conceded just 3 runs. SRH 35/1
23:09 hrs IST: OUT! Sunil Narine strikes with his first ball and Wriddhiman Saha was caught behind for 24. SRH 32 for the loss of one wicket.
23:07 hrs IST: Three brilliant boundaries for Wriddhiman Saha and this is looking like an easy run chase for SRH. They are 31 for no loss in just 2.5 overs.
23:04 hrs IST: Shikhar Dhawan also joins the party as he pulls the ball to the fine leg boundary. SRH 16/0
23:01 hrs IST: This is brilliant batting by Saha as he slams another boundary through square leg and SRH are off to a flying start. SRH 12/0
22:58 hrs IST: End of the first over. Wriddhiman Saha scored a boundary as SRH are 6 for no loss.
22:56 hrs IST: A lot of movement for Mitchell Johnson in the first over and that can be good news for KKR. SRH 2/0
22:52 hrs IST: Time for the chase. Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha to open the batting for SRH while Mitchell Johnson will bowl the first over.
22:39 hrs IST: That’s it! Siddarth Kaul concedes just four runs off his last over, taking Shivam Mavi’s wicket off the last ball. KKR can only manage 138/8 from their 20 overs.
22:34 hrs IST: Mitchell Johnson survives being dismissed despite being caught as Bhuvneshwar bowls a no-ball. KKR 134/7 after 19 overs.
22:30 IST: OUT! Dinesh Karthik’s gone with just nine balls left to play. KKR 129/7.
22:26 hrs IST: 122/6 IN 18 overs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar is set to bowl his final over. KKR need two big overs now.
22:21 hrs IST: OUT! The young Shubman Gill falls for 3 and KKR, at 112/6 in 16.4 overs, are in a spot of bother.
22:18 hrs IST: KKR are 111/5 after 16 overs. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be pretty please with how things stand.
22:13 hrs IST: 15 overs gone and KKR are struggling to get the run rate up. They are 106/5 with Dinesh Karthik and Shubman Gill at the crease.
22:05 hrs IST: OUT! Stanlake gets Andre Russell’s wicket. KKR are 96/5 in 13.2 overs and SRH are well and truly on top of the proceedings.
21:57 hrs IST: This is really unlucky! Chris Lynn departs for 49 as he gives a catch straight back to the bowler Shakib Al Hasan. KKR 87/4
21:55 hrs IST: Skipper Dinesh Karthik is the new batsman and KKR desperately need a solid partnership right now in order to reach a big total. KKR 84/3
21:51 hrs IST: Finally Narine’s innings comes to an end as he goes for the big one, but is caught in the deep for 9. KKR 79 for the loss of 3 wickets.
21:50 hrs IST: A really close stumping call goes against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Sunil Narine adds insult to injury with a boundary. KKR 79/2
21:46 hrs IST: A six and a four in the over as Chris Lynn takes Kolkata Knight Riders to 70/2 after 10 overs.
21:44 hrs IST: Another miss at the boundary but this time, the ball goes for a six as Chris Lynn enters the 40s. KKR 66/2
21:38 hrs IST: Another great attempt by Manish Pandey in the deep! Although he could not complete the catch, he surely saved five runs for his team. KKR 60/2
21:35 hrs IST: A brilliant over from Billy Stanlake. Kolkata Knight Riders are 55 for the loss of two wickets.
21:33 hrs IST: It was a solid shot by Rana but Manish Pandey dived perfectly to catch the ball just inches above the ground. Big wicket for Sunrisers Hyderabad!
21:32 hrs IST: OUT! What a catch! Manish Pandey pulls off a blinder to dismiss Nitish Rana! KKR 55/2
21:28 hrs IST: The players are back on the field and Billy Stanlake will bowl the eighth over. Can he provide the breakthrough for SRH? KKR 52/1
21:22 hrs IST: Will this rain break affect KKR’s momentum? Can SRH take some quick wickets? A lot of questions will be answered once the game begins in some time.
21:16 hrs IST: Good news from Kolkata: Play to resume in 15 minutes, no overs lost.
21:11 hrs IST: The covers are coming off! This is good news for all the fans as it looks like game will resume in some time at Eden Gardens.
21:01 hrs IST: The rain has slowed down but still no updates from the ground. The deduction of overs will start from 21:30 hrs IST. Kolkata Knight Riders were 52 for the loss of one wicket .
20:36 hrs IST: Right now, it is drizzling at the Eden Gardens but the entire ground is under covers. Kolkata Knight Riders were 52 for the loss of one wicket after 7 overs.
20:32 hrs IST: It is raining in Kolkata and the covers are on! In case of a 5-over shootout, the target for Sunrisers Hyderabad will be 60.
20:28 hrs IST: Rana gets another boundary! This was the perfect way to start against Rashid as Kolkata Knight Riders reach 49/1 after 6 overs.
20:26 hrs IST: Rashid Khan is introduced into the attack and Nitish Rana welcomes him with a huge six over mid-wicket. KKR 45/1
20:24 hrs IST: Three fours in the over as Kolkata Knight Riders reach 37/1 at the end of the fifth over.
20:20 hrs IST: Groundsmen rushing to their positions as it has gotten very windy in Kolkata. Chris Lynn, meanwhile, is timing the ball perfectly to score another boundary. KKR 27/1
20:17 hrs IST: Billy Stanlake is getting a lot of bounce off the Eden Gardens track and at the moment, it is really bothering Nitish Rana. KKR 23/1 after 4 overs.
20:12 hrs IST: Big wicket for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismisses Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana is the new batsman. KKR 20/1
20:08 hrs IST: Another boundary for Lynn but this was quite dangerous as the ball was inches away from Kane Williamson’s reach. KKR 10/0 after 2 overs.
20:05 hrs IST: First boundary for Chris Lynn! Outside off stump and the Aussie slams it for a four. KKR 6/0
20:03 hrs IST: Cautious start by the KKR openers as they look to play Bhuvneshwar Kumar with straight bats. KKR 1/0
19:59 hrs IST: Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa to begin proceedings for KKR. Bhuvneshwar Kumar will bowl the first over.
19:58 hrs IST: The teams are coming out in the middle and we are minutes away from the start of the game.
19:52 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad have been quite impressive this season with two victories in the tournament till now. However, Kolkata Knight Riders are banking on their young talents and they have the firepower to beat any team in this competition.
19:45 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI) - Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake
19:43 hrs IST: Shubman Gill comes in for Rinku Singh while Shuvam Mavi will be taking the place of Vinay Kumar.
19:40 hrs IST: Kolkata Knight Riders XI - C Lynn, S Narine, R Uthappa, N Rana, D Karthik, S Gill, A Russell, M Johnson, S Mavi, P Chawla, K Yadav.
19:38 hrs IST: An absolute thriller comes to an end in Mumbai as Delhi Daredevils pulled off a last-ball win over defending champions Mumbai Indians!
19:33 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad decided to field after winning the toss against Kolkata Knight Riders.
19:27 hrs IST: The game between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils is going down to the wire with DD needing 11 runs to win from 7 balls. Who can clinch it? Follow here.
19:24 hrs IST: Till now, the SRH batting has been heavily dependent on Shikhar Dhawan, and in both the outings so far he has taken the heat off others around him. An early breakthrough can turn the tide in KKR’s favour.
19:19 hrs IST: For KKR, Shivam Mavi is practising on the side pitch and it can be the IPL debut for the youngster who impressed a lot of people in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup.
19:14 hrs IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar can make a comeback for Sunrisers Hyderabad today as he was seen practising at the Eden Gardens today.
19:08 hrs IST: It is advantage Kolkata Knight Riders today as they’ve turned this venue into quite a fortress for themselves over the last few years, something which assumes even greater significance today against a team which has never beaten them here.
19:02 hrs IST: The match can be a rain-curtailed one today as the weather conditions have been quite averse in Kolkata today. We can even be looking at a 5-over shootout.
18:45 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the IPL 2018 encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad from the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Having failed to defend a tall 203 against Chennai Super Kings, courtesy some tactical blunders and R Vinay Kumar’s expensive over, KKR would look to tighten their bowling attack and veteran pacer Mitchell Johnson is all set to return along with Shivam Mavi.
Kane Williamson-led SRH,who boast of an experienced batting lineup and an equally effective bowling unit on paper, will also look to improve after they struggled before pulling off a one-wicket victory off the last ball against Mumbai Indians.