KKR vs SRH: KKR team got a big victory in its first match. Know what happened in this match.

Gaurav Kumar
Gaurav Kumar  - Founder & CEO of Bollypink
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IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad took place on 23rd March at 8:00 PM. A spectacular and thrilling match was witnessed. In this game, we get to see many such amazing scenes which makes this match quite exciting. In this match, we get to see a brilliant batting from Kolkata Knight Riders, while the Hyderabad team has also played a tremendous innings in this match. Let us discuss this in detail.

Toss between KKR vs SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad wins the toss in this match and decides to bowl first. Whereas Kolkata Knight Riders set a big score of 208 runs in front of Sunrisers Hyderabad at the loss of 7 wickets. In today’s match, the bowling lineup of Sunrisers Hyderabad looked very weak. Due to this, the Hyderabad team has suffered a lot today.

TournamentTATA IPL 2024 (Match 3)
TeamKolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Toss WonSunrisers Hyderabad Won (Field)
Match WonKolkata Knight Riders
StadiumEden Gardens, Kolkata

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Team

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad: Pat Cummins (c), Mayank Agarwal, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Marco Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Markande, Abhishek Sharma, T Natarajan

Substitutes: Washington Sundar, Umran Malik, Glenn Phillips, Nitish Kumar Reddy

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Phil Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Ramandeep Singh, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc, Suyash Sharma, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy

Substitutes: Manish Pandey, Vaibhav Arora, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Kolkata Knight Riders Batting

Kolkata Knight Riders played excellent batting in this match. The entire team has given a good performance. The player who came on the field for his team has scored good runs. Phil Salt (wk) because he is a wicketkeeper, played an inning of 54 runs in 40 balls which included three sixes and three fours with a strike rate of 135. Ramandeep Singh scored 35 runs in 17 balls with four sixes and one four.

Partnership Andre Russell and Rinku Singh

A big inning played between Andre Russell and Rinku Singh which weighed heavily on the entire Sunrisers Hyderabad team. Both the batsmen together made a huge contribution in helping the team reach 208 runs by scoring 81 runs in just 33 balls. Andre Russell scores 62 runs in 23 balls, also hitting seven sixes and three fours. In this match, Andre Russell returns to the pavilion after scoring a total of 64 runs in 25 balls and playing the entire over with a strike rate of 256 runs. Rinku Singh makes a partnership of 15 runs in 10 balls with Andre Russell. Rinku Singh gets out after completing 23 runs in 15 balls at a strike rate of 153.


KKR Batter Table

Andre Russell642537256.00
Phil Salt (wk) 544033135.00
Ramandeep Singh  351714205.88

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowling

This team needs to improve its bowling a lot because only Natarajan could take three wickets for 32 runs in four overs for Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mayank Markande could take two wickets. After that, captain Pat Cummins is able to take only one wicket after four overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar gives the maximum runs for Hyderabad. He bowls four overs in this match, out of which he gives 51 runs to the Kolkata Knight Riders team, due to which a huge score is made for the Hyderabad team. Now if this match is as bad as Sunrisers Hyderabad then they will have to score 209 runs.

Sunrises Hyderabad Batting

In this match, Sunrisers Hyderabad batted well and every player who came on the field gave a good performance. Mayank Agarwal scored 32 runs in 21 balls, hitting one six and four fours with a strike rate of 152. The next batsman Abhishek Sharma also scored 32 runs in 19 balls which included two sixes and four fours with a strike rate of 168. The next batsman Makram scored 18 runs in 13 balls which included two fours.

Partnership of Mayank Agarwal and Abhishek Sharma

Both the batsmen played a brilliant innings and scored 60 runs in 33 balls for their team. The partnership between these two batsmen has been the biggest partnership from Hyderabad. Both the batsmen gave a good performance on the field and tried their best to get a good score for the team. Mayank Agarwal scored 32 runs in 21 balls while Abhishek Sharma scored 23 runs in 12 balls.

Partnership of Heinrich Klaasen and Shahbaz Ahmed

These two batsmen made a good partnership of 58 runs in just 16 balls in the last movement of the match. In which Klaasen scored 63 runs in just 29 balls which included 8 sixes at a strike rate of 217. Shahbaz is able to maintain a partnership of 16 runs in five balls. Which includes two sixes and one four at a strike rate of 320. Got to see the brilliant batting of both of them, both of them hit sixes and fours on the field.

Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling

In its first match, the Kolkata team is seen bowling well in which Harshit Rana takes three wickets after scoring 33 runs in four overs. Andre Russell also took two wickets after seeing 25 runs in two overs. Varun Chakraborty and Sunil Narayan also get one wicket each in this match. Kolkata’s bowling is good and strong bowling can be seen on this ground. But the following of the Hyderabad team also weighs heavily on the Kolkata team. But in the end, Kolkata wins the match by four runs.

This is the third tournament of Tata IPL. In which Kolkata Knight Riders scored 208 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs, while Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 204 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in these overs. Kolkata Knight Riders win this match by four runs. But Sunrisers Hyderabad team plays well in the last four to five overs due to which their chances of winning are very high but when Heinrich Klaasen (wk) is out then this chance decreases and Hyderabad has to face every loss. In his first match. Both teams have batted well in this match.


Player of the match

In the third match of Tata IPL, we get to see a big blast and a great match in which Andre Russell wins the title of Player of the Match in the very first match. In this match, Russell scored 64 runs in 25 balls took two wickets in two overs for KKR, and won the title of Player of the Match. We get to see dangerous batting from Russell in this tournament. In which he is seen showering sixes and fours all around the field. He also remains not out till the end of the over.

With this, Kolkata Knight Riders get a spectacular victory. In the points table, KKR comes in third position with its team. The next match of Tata IPL is with Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants. The match will be played on March 24 at 3:30 pm at Sawai Mansingh Indore Stadium.

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