Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad players greet each other after the match 3 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on the 11th April 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad players greet each other after the match 3 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on the 11th April 2021.

Kolkata Knight Riders gaining victory against Sun Risers Hyderabad today at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai won it's 100th IPL match since the beginning. KKR's dashing duo Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi smashed half centuries and set a target of 187 runs for the SRH.

Defending a target of 188 for victory, KKR restricted SRH to 177 for 5 in 20 overs to win the match.

SRH's Manish Pandey remained unbeaten on 54 off 41 balls with 2 fours and as many sixes while Bairstow scored 55 while Samad made 15 not out.

KKR pacer Prasidg Krishna was the pick of the bowlers with 2 for 35 while Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins and Andre Russell bagged a wicket each for the two-time champions.

SRH's Rashid Khan (2/24) was yet again at his best, asking tough questions to the batsmen but most of his bowling colleagues proved ineffective on a batting-friendly wicket.it

Here are the top 5 players with most runs (Orange Cap):

1. Shikhar Dhawan - 85

2. Nitish Rana - 80

3.Prithvi Shaw - 72

4. Manish Pandey - 61

5. Johnny Bairstow - 55

Here are the top 5 players with most wickets (Purple Cap):

1. Harshal Patel - 5

2. Avesh Khan - 2

3. Rashid Khan - 2

4. Chris Woakes - 2

5. Jasprit Bumrah - 2

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in