This season of IPL (IPL 2020) has seen another super over. Kolkata (KKR) has a sensational victory in the match against Hyderabad (SRH).
Abu Dhabi, October 18: This season of IPL (IPL 2020) has seen another super over. Kolkata (KKR) has a sensational victory in the match against Hyderabad (SRH). In the Super Over, Kolkata chased down the required 3 runs to win. Earlier, Lucky Ferguson, playing his first match, ended Hyderabad’s super over with just 2 runs and 2 wickets.
Hyderabad got off to a good start as they chased down the 164-run target set by Kolkata. The duo of Johnny Bairstow and Kane Williamson gave Hyderabad an opening partnership of 57 runs in 6 overs. But then Hyderabad was hit again and again. Skipper David Warner (47 not out off 33 balls) and Abdul Samad (23 off 15 balls) tied the score for Hyderabad. From Kolkata, Lucky Ferguson took 3 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs. This is Ferguson’s first match of the season. Cummins, Mavi and Chakraborty took 1-1 wickets each.
In this match, Hyderabad won the toss and elected to field first. After this, no batsman from Kolkata was able to put up a big score. Shubhaman Gill top-scored with 36 runs. Morgan scored 34, Nitish Rana 29, Karthik 29 not out and Tripathi 23. From Hyderabad, Natarajan took 2 wickets while Basil Thampi, Vijay Shankar and Rashid Khan took 1 wicket each.
With this victory, Kolkata now has 10 points. Kolkata won 5 out of 9 matches, while they lost 4 matches. Kolkata are fourth in the points table. Hyderabad have won 3 of 9 matches and lost 6 of them. Hyderabad are fifth in the points table.