KKR Reaches Close to the Playoffs

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(Last Updated On: May 19, 2014)

Sidelights:

This was one for those normal games of T20 which had not many twists and turns. Although at one time SRH was looking good to score 180 runs but then by losing too many wickets they could manage on 145 runs in the end. They have saved many low score than this on this very ground but this was not one of their best days. SRH got good start via a false decision by the umpire who gave Gambhir out despite there was a huge gap between the bat and the ball. Gambhir who is known for showing his emotions in public showed some serious dissent which may make the match referee work bit hard and he may be penalized for sure.

IPL 7 | Match 43 | SRH Vs KKR

Uthappa got runout in unusual circumstances

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Toss: SRH and elected to bat first

Playing XIs:

SRH: Aaron Finch, Shikhar Dhawan, Naman Ojha, David Warner, KL Rahul, Irfan Pathan, Darren Sammy, Karan Sharma, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

KKR: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Shakib Al Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine

Mini Score Card:

SRH 142/8 (20) Run rate: 7.10

David Warner 34 (18) | Umesh Yadav 3/26 (4)

Irfan Pathan 23* (19) | Shakib Al Hasan 2/22 (3)

KKR 146/3 (19.4) Run rate: 7.42

Robin Uthappa 40 (33) | Karan Sharma 1/19 (4)

Yusuf Pathan 39 (28) | Dale Steyn 1/24 (4)

Result: KKR Won by 7 wickets

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Points: KKR 2 (Total 12) | SRH 0 (Total 8)

Man of the match: Umesh Yadav (KKR)

Umpires: Nigel Llong | CK Nandan | AK Chaudhary (3rd) | A Nand Kishore (Reserve)

Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle

How they played the game:

Powerplay: SRH 41 runs, 2 wickets | KKR 30 runs, 1 wicket

First 50 runs: SRH 41 balls | KKR 52 balls

50-100 runs: SRH 37 balls | KKR 35 balls

EXTRAS:  KKR 10 (1 B, 1 LB, 8 Wd) | SRH 1 LB

Best Partnership

SRH: 4th wicket – 34 runs between Warner 20 (10) and Rahul 14 (15)

KKR: 2nd wicket – 51 runs between Uthappa 38 (31) and Pandey 12 (16)

Fours and SIXES

SRH 13 Fours – 4 by Dhawan, 3 by Warner, 2 each by Rahul and Pathan, 1 each by Finch and Ojha | 2 SIXES – 2 each by Ojha and Warner

KKR 13 Fours – 5 by Uthappa, 3 by Pandey, 2 each by Pathan and ten Doeschate, 1 by Gambhir | 5 SIXES – 2 by Pathan, 1 each by Uthappa, Pandey and ten Doeschate

In the PIC: Uthappa got run out in unusual circumstances

Picture Courtesy: ESPN- Cricinfo 

KKR Reaches Close to the Playoffs
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