06:49 PM, 14-May-2022
Second success for Umran, Rahane also out
Umran Malik has made a great start in his first over by sending two sets of Kolkata batsmen to the pavilion. Umran got Ajinkya Rahane caught by Shashank on the last ball of the over. On the slammed ball of Umran, Rahane played a shot in the air towards sweeper cover but Shashank caught the best catch while running near the boundary. Rahane scored 28 runs in 24 balls before being dismissed. Kolkata Knight Riders after eight overs: 72/3, Shreyas Iyer (7*), Sam Billings (0*)
06:45 PM, 14-May-2022
Nitish Rana departs after scoring 26 runs.
Nitish Rana failed to play a big innings after batting well. He was caught by Umran Malik on the third ball of his first over at the hands of Shashank Singh. Rana scored 26 runs in 16 balls before being dismissed.
06:39 PM, 14-May-2022
1st powerplay ends
Kolkata’s team made a great comeback after losing their first wicket in the second over and scored 55 runs in the first powerplay i.e. the first six overs. Hyderabad got a wicket during this period. In the last over of the powerplay, Nitish and Rahane hit two sixes in Yansen’s over and scored 17 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders scores after six overs: 55/1, Ajinkya Rahane (20*), Nitish Rana (24*)
06:32 PM, 14-May-2022
Kolkata completes 50 runs
The Kolkata team is trying to recover from the initial setbacks. Nitish Rana and Ajinkya Rahane together are taking the team’s score forward. Both have taken the team’s score beyond 50.
06:29 PM, 14-May-2022
Natarajan’s expensive debut
T Natarajan, returning from injury, proved to be very expensive in his first over. Nitish Rana hit two sixes and a four in his over and scored 18 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders score after five overs: 38/1, Ajinkya Rahane (10*), Nitish Rana (17*)
06:16 PM, 14-May-2022
Venkatesh Iyer departs after scoring seven runs.
Venkatesh Iyer has returned to the pavilion in the second over. He was bowled by Marco Yansen on the last ball of his first over. Venkatesh scored seven runs in six balls before being dismissed. Kolkata Knight Riders score after two overs: 17/1, Ajinkya Rahane (7*), Nitish Rana (0*)
06:13 PM, 14-May-2022
First six off Rahane’s bat
Ajinkya Rahane hit his first six of the match. He pulled towards long leg in the third ball of the over from Marco Yansen and took six runs.
07:09 PM, 14-May-2022
For Kolkata, the opening pair of Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane are on the crease while Hyderabad has given the new ball to Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
06:47 PM, 14-May-2022
Playing XI of both the teams
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakraborty
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aidan Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Marco Yansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik
A look at the Playing XI for #KKRvSRH
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06:45 PM, 14-May-2022
Sundar-Natarajan return to Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad team has also made two changes in today’s match. At SRH, T Natarajan and Washington Sundar are back in a fit. Along with this, Marco Yanson has also been given another chance.
06:41 PM, 14-May-2022
Two changes in Kolkata
There have been two major changes in Kolkata’s team. Umesh Yadav has made a comeback in place of the injured Pat Cummins, while Sam Billings has been included in place of Sheldon Jackson.
06:37 PM, 14-May-2022
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer has won the toss and elected to bat against Hyderabad.
06:33 PM, 14-May-2022
The mood of this pitch at the MCA Stadium in Pune has changed since the last few matches. There is fresh green grass on this pitch. Fast bowlers will get help. There will not be so much rotation and the ball will come on the bat well. Today the batsmen can have a big advantage.
06:26 PM, 14-May-2022
position in the points table
Hyderabad, on the other hand, have 10 points from 11 matches with five wins and are at the seventh position. Hyderabad have to play three matches and if they want to reach the playoffs then they have to win all. Otherwise, at least two matches will have to be won by a huge margin and then rely on the performance of the other teams.
06:16 PM, 14-May-2022
Important match for Kolkata and Sunrisers
In the current season of IPL, nine more matches will be played after today’s match. The team of Gujarat has reached the playoffs, while the team of Mumbai and Chennai failed to reach the knockout matches. Now there is a competition between seven teams for three places. In such a situation, every match is going to be very important for all the teams. A single defeat can ruin the hopes of any team.