Sunrisers Hyderabad thump Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets in IPL
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and decided to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad today in the first IPL match of the day.
Kolkata Knight Riders 159 - 8 (Chris Lynn 51, Rinku Singh 30; Khaleel Ahmed 3-33, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2-35, Rashid Khan 1-23)
Sunrisers Hyderabad 161 – 1 (David Warner 67, Jonny Bairstow 80*)
Result - Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 9 wickets
Batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders struggled to a par score of 159 - 8 with Chris Lynn 51 and Rinku Singh 30 top scoring - Khaleel Ahmed 3-33, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2-35 and Rashid Khan 1-23 were the stars with the ball for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In reply, Sunrisers Hyderabad stormed to a 9 wicket win totalling 161 – 1, withDavid Warner 67 and Jonny Bairstow 80* again scoring the runs for them.
Sunrisers Hyderabad - David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma
Kolkata Knight Riders - Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik(c)(wk), Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, KC Cariappa, Harry Gurney, Yarra Prithviraj
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