KKR defeated SRH by 10 runs of their IPL 2021 marketing campaign opener.© BCCI/IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated SunRisers Hyderabad by 10 runs of their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match on the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on Sunday. It was KKR’s 100th win within the IPL and their co-owner Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter to specific his happiness on his aspect’s century of wins within the franchise-based event. “Good to hav our 100th IPL match win. Well done boys…@KKRiders @prasidh43 @DineshKarthik @NitishRana_27#Rahul @Russell12A @harbhajan_singh ( good to see u even if briefly ) @Sah75official @patcummins30 actually all were so good to watch,” Shah Rukh Khan tweeted.
Good to hav our 100th IPL match win. Well executed boys…@KKRiders @prasidh43 @DineshKarthik @NitishRana_27 #Rahul @Russell12A @harbhajan_singh ( good to see u even when briefly )@Sah75official @patcummins30 really all have been so good to look at.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 11, 2021
In the match, SRH captain David Warner received the toss and invited Kolkata to bat. Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill obtained KKR off to a strong begin, stitching a 50-plus stand for the opening wicket.
Gill fell for 15 however Rana saved going and slammed a stroke-filled half-century. In a bid to speed up, Rana perished for 80.
He obtained good help from Rahul Tripathi who additionally scored a fantastic half-century. A late cameo from Dinesh Karthik (22 off 9 balls) helped KKR to a aggressive whole of 187 for six from their allotted 20 overs.
In reply, SRH misplaced their skipper Warner and Saha cheaply. Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow scored half-centuries to maintain their aspect within the hunt however KKR bowlers saved taking wickets at common intervals as SRH ultimately fell 10 runs wanting the 188-run goal.
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