Match 55 : KKR vs SRH Post Match Report
May 22, 2016
55th Match of IPLt20 2016 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders v/s Sunrisers Hyderabad at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolata on 22nd May 2016. Putting into bat first by Hyderabad, Kolkata with YK Pathan's 52* and MK Pandey's 48 runs managed to put 171 runs in 20 overs to achieve for Hyderabad to win. Hyderabad in reply managed to score 149 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 22 runs. YK Pathan declaed man of the match for his 52 runs. Kolkata with this win qualify for Playoffs as well.
Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to field first. Kolkata got good start initially but lost both openers in quick successions. RV Uthappa 25 and skipper G Gambhir with 16 runs left the field early. Next coming batsman C Munro also followed them scoring 10 runs. YK Pathan and MK Pandey came in middle and took the charge in hand for KKR. Both played well and contributed 52* and 48 runs for Kolkata. At the end of 20 overs Kolkata managed to put good score of 171 runs for SRH to get.
Following target of 172 runs, Hyderabad lost skipper Da Warner early scoring just 18 runs. S Dhawan played good inning of 51 runs before left the field. Other middle and lower orders could not bat well and lost wickets in regular interwals. At last Hyderabad managed to score 149 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 22 runs. Kolkata with this win qualyfy for Playoffs as well.
Man of the Match : YK Pathan (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Points : Kolkata Knight Riders 2, Sunrisers Hyderabad 0.