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SRH win by 16 (D/L method) as they registered their second win of IPL 2015. David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper played a crucial innings of 91 runs that set a solid platform for the home side. SRH with this win climbed to fifth place in the points table while KKR continue to remain at the third place in the IPL 2015 points table. Catch the updated IPL T20 2015 – Points Table.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 101/4 in 12 Overs: What a comprehensive victory by Sunrisers Hyderabad to register a thumping win over the defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. They won their first home match of IPL 2015 by 16 runs (D/L method). Bhuvneshwar Kumar who was bowling the final over for Hyderabad could not have produced a better one than this.
Yusuf Pathan OUT! Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 94/4 in 11.2 Overs: Great bowling effort by Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he gets Yusuf Pathan out. With
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 93/3 in 11 Overs: The fielding of Hyderabad has been terrible as an uneven bounce cost extra run to Manish Pandey off Praveen Kumar. The fielder this time was Dale Steyn. The ones are converted into twos but Sunrisers would not mind till its not the boundaries. Kumar has done exceptionally well to keep the two batsmen tied giving just 5 runs off five deliveries. Yusuf Pathan’s intent of slogging was a complete fail as KKR need 25 runs to win in final over.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 86/3 in 10 Overs: Bhuvneshwar Kumar is brought back into the attack. Good piece of bowling by the Indian pacer against the intimidating pair of Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey. Sunrisers skipper Warner applauds the efforts of Kumar as he gives just four runs off the five deliveries. He finishes the effective over with yet another single. Great work!
Andre Russell OUT! Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 81/3 in 9 Overs: Russell and Pandey look best bet for the Knights as Hyderabad skipper introduces Ravi Bopara into the attack. Bopara gets the West Indian salvo after the batsman tries to hit him for a maximum but only to be caught by Dale Steyn at the boundary line. Andre Russell c Steyn b Bopara 19(10).
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 74/2 in 8 Overs: KKR batsmen are eying a big over as Bipul Sharma and West Indies fiery all rounder Andre Russell targets him for a couple of SIXes in the over. Sharma gave 14 runs off the over, Another big over for the home side as the match is very much on.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 60/2 in 7 Overs: Dale Steyn has been on-song keeping the Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen on toes, but still not lucky to pick wickets as he would have ideally liked. Manish Pandey in the meantime ensuring to keep the run rate in check as he muscles back to back FOURs. Expensive over for the Hyderabad as visitors took 11 runs off it.
Robin Uthappa OUT! Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 49/2 in 6 Overs: Moises Henriques, who is playing his first IPL 2015 match starts off his first over with a WIDE. Manish Pandey takes on the bowler and blasts a glorious SIX over the deep mid-wicket. But the Australian all-rounder gets the big wicket of Robin Uthappa, who finally gets out this time caught by Praveen Kumar. Robin Uthappa c P Kumar b Henriques 34(21) [4s-2 6s-2]
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 40/1 in 5 Overs: Another change in bowling attack with Karn Sharma bowling in. Uthappa takes three runs on first two deliveries bringing Manish Pandey on strike. Pandey takes his first run. Overall good over to give only five runs.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 35/1 in 4 Overs: Manish Pandey is the new batsman on crease for Kolkata Knight Riders as Praveen Kumar does well to pull back the over after going for plenty on the first three deliveries.
Gautam Gambhir OUT! Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 35/1 in 3.4 Overs: The first change in bowling attack takes place with Praveen Kumar coming for Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He is welcomed with a SIX followed by a FOUR by Robin Uthappa. But Kumar castles Gautam Gambhir’s wicket to get first wicket for Hyderabad. Gautam Gambhir b P Kumar 4(8)
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 24/0 in 3 Overs: Dale Steyn is one unlucky player in the match as Gautam Gambhir is let off the hook by Praveen Kumar. Kumar dropped an easy catch to give KKR skipper a life in the match. Earlier, Robin Uthappa was dropped by KL Rahul. Uthappa who is on strike flicked Steyn for a SIX. Hyderabad fielder seems to have forgot the basics of catching, something’s terribly wrong with them.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 16/0 in 2 Overs: Bhuvneshwar Kumar who was brilliant in the last match against Delhi Daredevils will need to be consistent once again if SRH has to win their second match of IPL 2015. Meanwhile, Robin Uthappa who was given a lifeline in the first over hits the first boundary for KKR and rotates strike for a single.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 5/0 in 1 Over: Dale Steyn started the bowling operations for Sunrisers Hyderabad and he almost got his man out in form of KKR opener Robin Utthappa but only to be dropped by KL Rahul. Could this be dangerous for the local favourites, only time will tell?
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Update: There is revised target of 118 in 12 Overs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Update: The umpires are out on the field for inspection. Rain plays spoilsport in Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders match. The rains continue to pour in heavily, depleting the possibility of a full match here in Vizag.
The target for Kolkata Knight Riders is 177 and not 178 as during the confusion over the waist-high no-ball bowled to KL Rahul, the batsman was had taken a single while being caught by the fielder. The single was nullified as he had run while the catch was taken.
Kolkata Knight Riders need 178 runs to win. The match 19 of IPL 2015 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders saw a magnificent show by SRH skipper David Warner who hit a 55 deliveries 91 knock that paved the home side to reach a total of 177. But it was a good comeback by the defending champions KKR who pulled the one-way going match to restrict SRH side from not reaching a mammoth score. Kolkata Knight Riders would need to chase a target of 178 in 20 overs to win their third straight match in IPL 8. Read the complete mid-innings here.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 177/4 in 20 Overs: After getting Ojha on a questionable delivery, Umesh Yadav seems not to be lucky in getting KL Rahul out for a waist high delivery. Rahul survives and the extra delivery cost Yadav a FOUR by the new batsman Henriques at the fine leg. Useful runs for the home side as KKR skipper looks displeased. Yadav finishes the final over with a dot ball as it cost him 13 runs. Not bad!
Naman Ojha OUT! Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 170/4 in 19.2 Overs: Lots of drama saved for the final over as Naman Ojha who hits a lusty shot for a long on SIX off Umesh Yadav but Yadav gets him bowled the next delivery. But the umpire thought it to be a front leg No-ball but the benefit of doubt goes to the bowler. Naman Ojha b Umesh Yadav 18(8).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 164/3 in 19 Overs: After a disastrous first ball that went for a four, Russell produces a brilliant penultimate. Just a six runs over plus the prized and dangerous wicket of Shikhar Dhawan. Good stuff by the West Indian.
Shikhar Dhawan OUT! Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 162/3 in 18.3 Overs: Shikhar Dhawan finally accelerates his innings with a cheeky FOUR to fine leg off Andre Russell’s first delivery. But Russell removes him on the third delivery. Shikhar Dhawan c Johan Botha b Andre Russell 54(46).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 158/2 in 18 Overs: With two quick wickets falling for SRH, their batting woes are once again exposed with KKR looking to end the match on a high note. With Warner on the crease, Hyderabad looked all set to cross 190 plus but now the pair of Ojha and Dhawan will have to toil hard to reach that total. After quite first three deliveries, Ojha manages to break the shackles for a SIX. Shikhar Dhawan has played a good but slow innings of 50 off 43 deliveries.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 149/2 in 17 Overs: Naman Ojha and Shikhar Dhawan will have to ensure all the hard work done earlier is not going down the drains. Dhawan is batting sensibly but Morkel is tightening the noose in the death overs. Dhawan finishes the over once again with a boundary.
Ravi Bopara OUT! Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 143/2 in 16.1 Overs: With rain gods threatening to play spoil sport, it is KKR spearhead Morne Morkel who is striking thunders in SRH camp. He gets Ravi Bopara in the first delivery of his last over. A soft dismissal for Morne Morkel. Ravi Bopara c J Botha b M Morkel 2(4)
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 143/1 in 16 Overs: Sunil Narine would be in search of wicket here to put pressure on SRH. He would be breathing a lot easily with the departure of David Warner as the runs are now trickling in singles and doubles. But Dhawan ensures to end the over with a FOUR. Sunil will not be enjoying this for sure as there is also rain forecasts in the match.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 133/1 in 15 Overs: With David Warner departing, the onus of getting Sunrisers to a big total will fall on Shikhar Dhawan. He is joined in by Ravi Bopara who has showed glimpse of his batting abilities in the last match against Delhi Daredevils. Morkel ends the successful over with a wicket and seven runs.
David Warner OUT! Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 130/1 in 14.2 Overs: Morne Morkel finally strikes for KKR as he removes the dangerous David Warner. Warner was surprised by the length delivery and ended up playing a miscued shot. David Warner c (wk) Uthappa b Morne Morkel 91(55).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 126/0 in 14 Overs: This partnership is touching new heights as they stitched 117 off 78 deliveries in the match. Sunil Narine starts the over post break as Warner misses a switch-hit completely but he compensates with a massive SIX to deep mid wicket. Another wild slog by Warner, no damage done to either side. Good thing about this partnership has been their ability to pick singles as well apart from the biggies. They finish the 14th over with 126 runs.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 117/0 in 13 Overs: Johan Botha is into his last over. He has been quite reasonable with economy so far in the match. After a quite first three deliveries, but an error of judgement from fielder Morne Morkel gets Warner yet another FOUR in his innings. Comparatively a better over from KKR with just eight runs given off it. STRATEGIC TIME OUT taken.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 109/0 in 12 Overs: Yet another bowling change by skipper Gambhir and we have got one more spinner into the attack. Piyush Chawala has been summoned in to get the much needed breakthrough. But nothing seems to bother Warner currently as he hits the 100-club wicket-taker for one more FOUR. Vizag is up cheering as Shikhar Dhawan joins in the party. Dhawan hits Chawala for a deep square leg SIX. Hyderabad crosses 100-run mark as Piyush Chawala gives 15 runs in his first over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 94/0 in 11 Overs: Hyderabad would be eyeing a 180-run plus total from here on as KKR’s best bet Sunil Narine returns for his second over. Warner takes him for a couple of runs on the first two deliveries. Warner smashes his third SIX of the innings as he smashes third ball between midwicket and long on. KKR’s best bowler is ripped at the moment by in-form Warner. SRH takes 14 runs off the over. Very good start by the local favourites.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 80/0 in 10 Overs: David Warner is batting at 45 off 33 deliveries as innings is resumed. Umesh Yadav is in for his second over. Warner played for a boundary at deep mid wicket only to be stopped by brilliant fielding by Manish Pandey. But David Warner ensures to punish Yadav’s short delivery for a SIX at third man. Warner completes his third half century of IPL 2015. He took 36 deliveries to reach his 50-run mark. Meanwhile, SRH reach 80 runs off in 10 overs.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 67/0 in 9 Overs: David Warner welcomes Yusuf Pathan with a straight down the ground SIX. The in-form SRH skipper does well to then rotate the strike. Good thinking by him in not letting any delivery be a dot ball. Yusuf does well to keep the two players content with singles after being hit for maximum runs in the first delivery of the over. 11 runs off the over. STRATEGIC TIME OUT taken.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 56/0 in 8 Overs: Umesh Yadav is brought into the attack. Meanwhile, David Warner climbs up to second place in the list of top run-scoring batsmen of IPL 2015 and is behind Rajasthan Royals opener Ajinkya Rahane. Umesh Yadav has been a success for KKR with his change in pace and variations. Yadav has managed to put a brake on the at will scoring attitude of Hyderabad. He gives just six runs in the over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 50/0 in 7 Overs: KKR’s arsenal is filled with spinners as Yusuf Pathan has been brought into the attack after Johan Botha and Sunil Narine. Yusuf has a knack of getting breakthroughs, something Gambhir seeks at the moment but Warner looks unstoppable as he hits fifth boundary of his innings. Dhawan is playing the role of more cautious of the two. Dhawan pushes last ball for a single which also brings up 50-run mark for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 43/0 in 6 Overs: Hyderabad has been over dependant on their fancied openers Dhawan and Warner with their middle order being a fragile unit. Either of the two will have to play a big innings here in Vizag. Botha who is into his third over is doing his bit against the fiery opponents but cannot stop Warner from smashing another FOUR at the backward point. Seven overs given by Botha.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 36/0 in 5 Overs: Sunil Narine, West Indies spinner who continues to be a mystery for the opponent camp has been introduced by KKR skipper after a healthy start of Hyderabad. Narine has not been among wickets in the four matches played so far in the IPL 2015 season something the leggie would like to change. After foxing Warner in the first delivery, Narine is done good to end with giving six runs in his first over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 30/0 in 4 Overs: Still no change in bowling attack by Gautam Gambhir, a usual scenario in IPL 2015 by the captains as Morkel continues with the bowling. Shikhar Dhawan hits a blistering shot on the first ball for a boundary at the square behind point. Simply marvellous sight for the Hyderabad fans. Couple of dot balls, follows by a single helps Morkel compensate for bolwing a bad first delivery. Warner facing Morkel for the first time this over hits the SOuth African pacer for second FOUR of the over. Morkel gives 10 runs off the over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 20/0 in 3 Overs: Botha continues bowling to Warner and Dhawan but this time around the Aussie opening batsman takes him on as he hits him for one bounce boundary. Good work by the SRH openers to take nine runs off the third over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 11/0 in 2 Overs: KKR spearhead Morne Morkel is brought into the attack after a good opening over by Botha. Warner and Dhawan take singles off first two deliveries. Warner hits first FOUR of the SRH innings as he hits Morkel for an on-side boundary. Morkel makes a good comeback by giving two runs in last three deliveries. Eight runs off the second over for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 3/0 in 1 Over: Johan Botha, South African off spinner playing his first match of IPL 2015 started the bowling operations for Kolkata Knight Riders after the side won the toss and invited the home side to bat first at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium. Sunrisers dynamic opening batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner will once again be looked upon to lead the side for a good start. But Botha does well to give a 3 runs over. Three runs off the second over for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Toss and Playing XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir, KKR skipper won the toss and elected to bowl. He talks about his side’s success while chasing in the tournament. KKR has one change in their playing XI from the last match as South African spinner Johan Botha replaces Ryan ten Doeschate. As for Sunrisers Hyderabad, the skipper announces giving Moises Henriques his first game in place of Eoin Morgan. Also Bipul Sharma will be playing his first game game as well. Read the complete toss report here.
Teams (Playing XI)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Naman Ojha(w), Ravi Bopara, Moises Henriques, Karn Sharma, Bipul Sharma, Praveen Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dale Steyn Also Read- Kolkata Knight Riders Team Profile.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Robin Uthappa(w), Gautam Gambhir(c), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Johan Botha, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav Also Read- Sunrisers Hyderabad Team Profile.
Hello and welcome to the live cricket score and ball-by-ball updates of Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015 Match 19 at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. The double header fixture on April 22 will see David Warner’s SRH challenge Gautam Gambhir’s Knights in the home match starting at 4.00 pm IST. The fortunes of both teams is in contrast to each other with the home side winning one out of four matches while the defending champions have won three of the four matches played in IPL 8 so far. Kolkata would start as favourites in the match provided the heavyweights like David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Trent Boult from the opposite camp comes up with a blinder performance. Also Read: Gautam Gambhir, Trent Boult among 5 key players for SRH vs KKR clash.
Both the sides are coming from a contest against Delhi Daredevils (DD) but the results have been different. The Gautam Gambhir-led KKR’s most recent win came last night against the Delhi Daredevils, Hyderabad, on the other hand, lost to Delhi in their previous encounter and are currently lying sixth on the table with three losses and merely a win as yet. Check Out: IPL 2015 Schedule – All Match Fixtures and Complete Time Table of IPL.
Gautam Gambhir has been the batting mainstay for the Knights with three half-centuries hit so far in the eighth season of Indian Premier League. KKR’s biggest strength is the entire team chipping in with valuable contributions, something that is missing from David Warner’s Hyderabad side. The over dependency on the opening duo of skipper David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan is hurting SRH big time.
Despite the home side struggling, one cannot rule out the power of individual performance in Twenty20 cricket, where a single person on a given day can win a game. Hopes will be pinned on Warner and Dhawan to fire up front or their fiery pacers in form of either Dale Steyn or Trent Boult in company of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Praveen Kumar.