Bhuvneshwar dismissed Russell in the 19th over and helped Sunrisers Hyderabad restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 159/8 in 20 overs.
Earlier, Chris Lynn and Rinku consolidated Kolkata Knight Riders innings with a 51-run partnership after they lost wickets in clusters. This after Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and skipper Williamson opted to bowl first. The away side are on a four match losing streak and they have made three changes for this clash. Both teams are currently locked at 8 points on the IPL table.
Warner and Bairstow have put Sunrisers Hyderabad in the driver’s seat with an explosive opening stand.
David Warner and Jonny Bairstow bring up their respective fifties off 28 balls. It has been a superlative innings by the Australian and the Englishman.
Warner is bowled out by Prithviraj in the second ball of the 12th over. But this wicket is a little too late for KKR.
Bairstow goes four, six, six off Chawla’s bowling and takes Sunrisers Hyderabad to a nine-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. The Englishman remains unbeaten on 80 from 43 balls as KKR lose their fifth match in a row.
Total domination by SRH. KKR have slumped to their 5th straight loss. Second win for the SRH 4th hundred plus partnership between Warner and bairstow make this match as a child’s play.