Kolkata Knight Riders started their IPL 2021 campaign with a great win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.
The first of the Indian Premier League 2021 season was itself a thrilling one. It was a healthy competition between bat and ball, where Morgan and his Riders team emerged as the winners of this game. KKR has started their IPL 2021 season with 10 runs win over SRH.
Manish Pandey’s unbeaten 61 off 44 deliveries went in vain as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Match No 3 of IPL 2021 on Sunday. Earlier, Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi scored their respective half-centuries and with the help of finishing cameo of Dinesh Kartik of 22 runs only in 9 balls as Kolkata Knight Riders posted 187 for 6 after losing the toss and were asked to bat first. Rana slammed his 12th IPL fifty and top-scored with 80 off 56, including 4 sixes and 9 boundaries. Rahul Tripathi scored a 29-ball 53 before losing his wicket to T Natarajan. In reply, SRH were restricted to 177 for 5. Prasidh Krishna returned with the figures of 2/35 while Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, and Andre Russell picked up a wicket each.