The 3rd match of the Indian Premier League 2021 played yesterday between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. In which, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and invited Kolkata Knight Riders to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders batted first scored 187 runs after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Kolkata Knight Riders started brilliantly, Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill came to start the inning, and gave a brilliant start with half-century partnership of 53 runs, the first wicket has gone in 53 runs, Shubman Gill dismissed after scoring 15 runs in 13 balls, next batsman Rahul Tripathi came to bat, and and handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership with Nitish Rana, the second wicket fell in 146 runs, Rahul Tripathi dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 53 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 5 boundries in just 29 balls, next batsman Andre Russell came to bat, and he dismissed just for 5 runs in 5 balls as third wicket, next batsman Eoin Morgan came to bat, meanwhile fourth wicket also gone in 160 runs, Nitish Rana dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 80 runs with the help of 6 sixes and 9 boundries in just 56 balls, next batsman Dinesh Karthik came to bat, and meanwhile fifth wicket also gone in 160 runs, Eoin Morgan dismissed just for 2 runs in 3 balls, after that Shakib Al Hasan came to bat, and he dismissed last ball of the inning after scoring 3 runs in 5 balls, and Dinesh Karthik played a brilliant unbeaten quick inning of 22 runs with the help of 1 six and 2 boundries in just 9 balls. In this way, Kolkata Knight Riders batted first after losing the toss, and scored 187 runs after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 188 runs in front of Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers performed brilliantly, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan took 2-2 wickets, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and T Natarajan got 1-1 wicket.
Sunrisers Hyderabad chasing 188 runs in the second, they could manage just 177 runs after losing 5 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 10 runs. Sunrisers Hyderabad started very badly, lost 2 wickets in just 10 runs, both opener gone very quickly, Wriddhiman Saha 7 runs in 6 balls, and David Warner just for 3 runs in 4 balls, after that Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow came to bat, and handled the inning, and played brilliant half-century partnership of 92 runs, the third wicket fell in 102 runs, Jonny Bairstow dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 55 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 5 boundries in 40 balls, next batsman Mohammad Nabi came to bat, played well for a while with Manish Pandey, the fourth wicket fell in 131 runs, Mohammad Nabi dismissed after scoring 14 runs in 11 balls, next batsman Vijay Shankar came to bat, and he also played well for a while with Manish Pandey, the fifth wicket fell in 150 runs, Vijay Shankar dismissed after scoring 11 runs in 7 balls, after that Abdul Samad came to bat, and played a quick unbeaten inning of 19 runs with the help of 2 sixes in just 8 balls, and Manish Pandey played a brilliant unbeaten half-century inning of 61 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundries in 44 balls, but unlucky they cound not reach the target just for 10, and end of the result lost the match by 10 runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers also performed brilliantly, Prasidh Krishna took 2 wickets, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, and Andre Russell got 1-1 wicket.
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana selected for Man of the Match, he played a brilliant quick half-century inning of 80 runs with the help of 6 sixes and 9 boundaries in just 56 balls.