The IPL 2018 54th match was played at Rajiv Gandhi’s stadium in Hyderabad between the team of Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
This match was won by Kolkata Knight Riders team by 5 wickets due to their spectacular performance and have confirmed in their playoffs with 16 points in the points table.
Sunrisers scored 172 runs
The match was won by Sunrisers Hyderabad team and decided to bat first. Earlier, the Sunrisers team started batting very well and till the team’s first wicket, the Sunrisers team scored 79 runs.
After this, Captain Ken Williamson, who came to bat, also showed very good shots and played 36 explosive innings for 17 balls for his team. From the other end, Shikhar Dhawan completed his half-century. Sunrisers ‘innings was shattered after the summit was dismissed and Sunrisers’ team managed to score 172 runs in 9 overs in the stipulated 20 overs.
Shikhar Dhawan scored 50 runs for most of 39 balls for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He came to open with them. Shrivastav Goswami played 35 off 26 balls. Famous for KKR, Krishna bowled brilliantly and took 4 for 30 in his quota of 4 overs.
Lynn’ss innings helped KKR achieve the goal
In reply to the target, the Kolkata Knight Riders team started an explosive start and chased 52 runs in 3.3 overs. After that, when Sunil Narine got the first blow to Kolkata, then Chris Lynn took charge with Robin Uthappa and both shared a 67-run partnership for the second wicket.
Due to the great innings of Chris Lynn, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders won the target by losing 5 wickets in 18.4 overs and won the match.
For most Kolkata Knight Riders, 55 runs scored by 43 runs scored by Chris Lynn. The same Sunil Narine also scored 29 runs for 10 balls for the team.
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson took the form of Alex Hales out of form in the match and Carlos Braithwaite was included in the team. That led to Sunrisers’ batting becoming very weak This big mistake of Williamson turned out to be a major reason for the defeat of Sunrise
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