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IPL 2017: KKR beats SRH to face Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (C) with teammates celebrate the wicket of Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer Chris Gayle during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on April 23, 2017. ----IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE----- / GETTYOUT------ / AFP PHOTO / Dibyangshu SARKAR / ----IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE----- / GETTYOUT

New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) emerged victorious in the IPL 2017 eliminator beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

After the game resumed post rain, Kolkata needed 48 runs in six overs to win the match. KKR captain Gautam Gambhir played a knock of 32 not out to lead his team to victory.

After winning the toss, KKR bowled to restrict SRH to 128-7, their lowest total of the season.


The KKR will now meet the Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2, which will be played in Bengaluru on Friday. For the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, it will be the end of the road for this season.

 

Scoreboard of the IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Innings
David Warner b Chawla 37
Shikhar Dhawan c Uthappa b Umesh 11
K Williamson c S Yadav b Coulter-Nile 24
Yuvraj Singh c Chawla b Umesh 9
Vijay Shankar c S Yadav b Coulter-Nile 22
Naman Ojha not out 16
Chris Jordan c & b Coulter-Nile 0
Bipul Sharma not out 2
Extras: (LB-3 W-4) 7
Total: (For 7 wkts in 20 overs) 128
Fall of wickets: 1/25 2/75 3/75 4/99 5/118 6/119
Bowling: Umesh Yadav 4-0-21-2, Trent Boult 4-0-30-1,
Sunil Narine 4-0-20-0, Yusuf Pathan 1-0-7-0, Nathan Coulter-
Nile 4-0-20-3, Piyush Chawla 3-0-27-1.

Kolkata Knight Riders
Robin Uthappa c Dhawan b Jordan 1
Chris Lynn c Ojha b Bhuvneshwar 6
Yusuf Pathan run out (Bhuvneshwar) 0
Gautam Gambhir not out 32
Ishank Jaggi not out 5
Extras: (LB-1, W-3) 4
Total: (for 3 wickets in 5.2 overs) 48
Fall of wickets: 1-7, 2-7, 3-12
Bowling: Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1-0-11-1, Chris Jordan
1-0-9-1, Rashid Khan 2-0-11-0, Siddharth Kaul 1-0-14-0, Bipul
Sharma 0.2-0-2-0

2017 Indian Premier League Standings

#
Team
M
W
L
NRR
Pts
1
Indians
14
10
4
+0.784
20
2
Supergiant
14
9
5
+0.176
18
3
Sunrisers
14
8
5
+0.599
17
4
Knight Riders
14
8
6
+0.641
16
5
Kings XI
14
7
7
-0.009
14
6
Daredevils
14
6
8
-0.512
12
7
Lions
14
4
10
-0.412
8
8
Royal Challengers
14
3
10
-1.299
7