Match-8 : SRH vs KKR Post Match Report
April 16, 2016
8th Match of IPLt20 2016 has been played between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad on 16th April 2016. Electing to bat first, Hyderabad manad to put 142 runs in 20 overs. EJG Morgan 51 and NV Ojha 37 were top scorer for Hyderabad. Kolkata in raply chased the given target in 18.2 overs and made comprehensive win over Hyderabad by 8 wickets. G Gamvhir played superb inning of 90* runs and he daclared man of the match for his anchoring inning.
Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first and set decent target for Kolkata as well. Hyderabad lost S Dhaan early scoring just 6 runs and MC Henriques also followed him scoring same score. EJG Morgan joined with DA Warner and played good cricket and made very well 51 runs of 43 balls. In later overs N Ojha played quick ceicket and put Hyderabad on respectable score if 142 runs in 20 overs. UT Yadav picked up 3 and M Morkel took 2 wickets for Kolkata.
Following target of 143 runs, Kolkata made confident start with G Gambhir and RV Uthappa initially. Both played sensible cricket and added 92 runs before Uthappa got out scoring 38 runs. G Gambhir anxhoring inning through the KKR inning and presented wel come to Kolkata by huge margins of 8 wickets in 18.2 overs. G Gambhir made very well 90* runs and he declared man of the match for his superb inning.
Player of the match - G Gambhir (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Points - Kolkata Knight Riders 2, Sunrisers Hyderabad 0