Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wicktes in Dubai last night in their IPL 2020 match. Opting to bat first, Hyderabad posted a score of 115 for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs with the contributions of Kane Williamson’s 26 runs and Abdul Samad’s 25 runs. For Kolkata, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee and Varun Chakaravarthy scapled two wickets apiece.
In reply, Kolkata chased down the target for the loss of four wickets in 19.4 overs riding on Shubman Gill’s 57 off 51 balls and Nitish Rana’s 25 off 33. For Hyderabad, Jason Holder picked up two wickets.
Earlier in the evening, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Punjab Kings by six runs at Sharjah. Chasing a target of 165 runs set by Bangalore, Punjab could score 158 for the loss of eight wickets. Bangalore who won the toss and chose to bat first made 164 runs losing seven wickets.
Today, points table topper Chennai Super Kings will take on Delhi Capitals in Dubai at 7.30 pm.