- Warner completed 5000 runs in IPL, Ferguson’s amazing, took three wickets
KKR Beat SRH in Super Over: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a super over in the 35th match of the 13th season of IPL. Loki Ferguson super overs for KKR. Ferguson bowled out David Warner (0) and Abdul Samad (2) in 3 balls to put Hyderabad 2 runs. In reply, super over Rashid Khan bowled for Hyderabad. Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik of KKR won the match by scoring 3 runs off 4 balls.
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This is the first time in the IPL, when three super overs have been played in a season. Till now 12 super overs were played in Lagi. In 2013 and 2019, the match was decided 2–2 times in the Super Over. The team batting 7 times out of 12 wins the match. At the same time, the team batting first could win the match only 5 times.
KKR Scored 163 for 5 Wickets
Earlier, KKR scored 163 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Eoin Morgan (34) and Dinesh Karthik (29 *) scored 58 runs in the last 5 overs to take the team score to 160. Hyderabad’s T Natarajan got 2 wickets while Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar and Basil Thampi got 1-1 wickets.
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Earlier, Delhi and Bengaluru had Won the Super Over
This is the third super over this season. Earlier, the second match of the season played between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab went to Super Over, which Delhi won. At the same time, RCB won in the Super Over played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians. KKR Beat SRH in Super Over.
Hyderabad Overturned the Match by Scoring 54 Runs in the Last 5 Overs
Batting after losing the toss in the match played in Abu Dhabi, Kolkata scored 163 for 5 wickets. In reply, Hyderabad were also able to score 163 runs for 6 wickets. Captain Warner (47 *) and Abdul Samad (23) overturned the match by scoring 54 runs in the last 5 overs. Hyderabad needed 18 runs to win in the last over. Injured Andre Russell bowled the last over for KKR. Warner and Rashid Khan tied the match by scoring 17 runs in the over.
KKR’s Loki Ferguson took 3 wickets while bowling brilliantly. He was also voted Man of the Match. KKR retain their 4th place in the points table with their 5th win in the season. At the same time, this is Sunrisers third consecutive defeat.
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Warner First Foreign Player to Score 5000 Runs in IPL
Hyderabad captain Warner has completed his 5000 runs in the IPL. He has become the first foreigner and overall fourth player to do so. Before them, only 3 players Virat Kohli (5759), Suresh Raina (5368) and Rohit Sharma (5149) could touch the figure of 5 thousand.
Warner Left Behind Kohli, Rohit and Raina
Warner has completed 5,000 runs in 135 innings at least. He became the first player to do so. In this case, he has left behind Kohli (157 innings), Suresh Raina (173 innings) and Rohit Sharma (187 innings).
Williamson Opens in Place of Warner
For Hyderabad, Kane Williamson started the innings with Johnny Bairstow replacing David Warner. Both gave the team a great start and scored 58 runs in the power-play. Loki Ferguson broke this partnership that was dangerous. He got Williamson (29) caught by Nitish Rana.