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Kolkata Knight Riders win by 8 wickets! So that is it, game done an dusted. Kolkata Knight Riders win their second match and Sunrisers Hyderabad will have to wait for their first win of the season. Captain Gautam Gambhir finishes unbeaten on 90 0ff 60 balls. What a knocj by skipper. That is all from this match, good bye!
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 128/2 after 17 Overs: Kolkata Knight Riders need just 15 more runs to win now. Captain Gautam Gambhir has led from the front. Also Catch- SRH vs KKR, IPL 2016 Live Streaming
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 100/2 after 14 Overs: Mustafizur Rahman strikes for Sunrisers Hyderabad. he removes the dangerous Andre Russell. Can Sunrisers pull this back? Beautiful yorker there as Russell is cleaned up. A Russell b Mustafizur 2(5).
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 93/1 after 13 Overs: So Sunrisers Hyderabad get the breakthrough. But seems it is too late. Robin Uthappa departs after having done the damage. Ashsih Reddy traps him in front of the wickets and umpire took long time to give that one out. Uthappa lbw b Ashish Reddy 38(34)
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 86/0 after 11 Overs: Sunrisers Hyderabad need a moment of brilliance. Kolkata Knight Riders are in comfortable position, dominating the proceedings out there. Also Catch- SRH vs KKR, IPL 2016 Live Score
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 61/0 after 9 Overs: So that is half-century up for Knight Riders and both the openers look in good touch now. Warner has used five bowlers now. And will be interesting to see how he Mustafizur Rahman, who has bowled just one over so far.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 42/0 after 7 Overs: Knight Riders looking good and are scoring at a rate of six runs per over. Sunrisers Hyderabad need to pick wickets here. Otherwise things will get difficult.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 28/0 after 5 Overs: So five overs gone and Knight Riders look well on course. Slow and watchful start. But they will be happy not to have lost any wicket.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 25/0 after 4 Overs: This is turning out to be a good start for Kolkata Knight Riders. They need 118 more runs to win this match. Just two bowlers used by Sunrisers Hyderabad so far.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 13/0 after 2 Overs: Barinder Sran, comes into the attack.Starts with a wide and then gives a single. Good start for him, but gets hit for a boundary and that spoils the over somewhat for him.
Live Score Kolkata Knight Riders 7/0 after 1 Over: Bhuvneshwar Kumar starts proceedings for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Robin Uthappa smashed him for a four/ Seven from the first over.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 142/7 after 20 Overs: So that is it, Sunrisers Hyderabad post a decent score on board. At one stage this total looked difficult. Kolkat Knight Riders bowlers did a commendable job as well. join us back for KKR’s chase.
Eoin Morgan Out! Another wicket goes down. It is well-set Eoin Morgan that has to go. Looking to up the ante, he is caught near the deep mid-wicket. That was bowled back of the length and Morgan had no room to play the shot. Eoin Morgan c Shakib b U Yadav 51(43)
Naman Ojha Out! Gone! Just when things started to look good, Sunrisers have lost a wicket. namn Ojha looking to go down town, miss hits it. Andre Russell with a brilliant effort. He takes the catch and sense he is near the boundary rope, threw the ball back and Piyush Chawla was there to complete this relay. N Ojha c Chawla b M Morkel 37(28).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 115/4 after 17 Overs: Ten runs came from this over. Sunrisers will be happy with fact that both set batsmen are out there. The pitch is not that bad for batting, so the home side need to get as a many more as possible.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 105/4 after 16 Overs: So just four overs left now. Eight an over will take Sunrisers to 129. They will be eyeing some thing close to 140. Morgan is batting on 35 while Ojha is on 34. Time for second strategic time out.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 94/4 after 15 Overs: Eoin Morgan and Naman Ojha are looking to u the ante and rightly so. Sunrisers need some big overs here. And the onus is on the two batsmen out there. Just five overs remining now
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 63/4 after 12 Overs: Naman Ojha is the new batsman in for Sunrisers. The home side needs a partnership here. They have been lacking that in the last game and today as well.
Deepak Hooda Out! Gone! Slower one, Hooda goes for a big shot. Looking to hit down the ground, he holes out to man at long-on. Russell picks his first wicket. Sunrisers in further trouble now. Deepak Hooda c U Yadav b A Russell 6(11).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 48/3 after 9 Overs: Sunil Narine into the attack now . He has had his action remodeled.Will be interesting to see how he bowls. Starts off nicely and gives away five from his first over. It is time for strategic time out.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 43/3 after 8 Overs: Andre Russell is into the attack and Deepak Hooda is the new batsman in for Sunrisers. This is a good start as far as KKR are concerned. Top three batsmen back in the hutch.
Moises Henriques Out! Umesh Yadav strikes again. Second wicket for him. He traps Moises Henriques in front of the wickets. He was looking to play a flick on that occasion, misses the line and is given lbw. Henriques lbw b U Yadav 6(9)
David Warner Out! Second wicket goes down. Cleverly bowled by Umesh Yadav, a slower one to disguise the batsman. Warner hits it straight to Suryakumar Yadav in the covers. Good start this for Knight Riders.Warner c Suryakumar Yadav b U Yadav 13(12)
Shikhar Dhawan Out! Gone! Dhawan charges down the wicket, looking to play it over backward point. But he gets the edge and Robin Uthappa takes the catch. Dhawan c Uthappa b M Morkel 6(7).
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 14/0 after 2 Overs: Umesh Yadav with the second over. Good start by the fast bowler, he gives away five from his first over. Warner looking to play his shots early on but his timing is not up to the mark.
Live Score Sunrisers Hyderabad 9/0 after 1 Over: What a dramatic start to this game! David Warner is caught on the second ball of this over but it was a no-ball. Morne Morkel was the bowler, he then goes wayward with his line and bowls couple of wide deliveries. It was a nine-ball over to start with.
Toss: Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the toss and have opted to bat. Here is a look at playing XI of both the sides- Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Ashish Reddy, Naman Ojha(w), Eoin Morgan, Deepak Hooda, Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Barinder Sran.
Hello and welcome to India.com’s live coverage of Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Indian Premier League match 9. Sunrisers play their first match at home venue- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The David Warner-led side is looking for their first win of the season. Stay tuned as we bring you the latest updates.
Build-up- Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their opening match to Royal Challengers Bangalore and now will be hopeful of a better show at home as they seek their first win in this year’s IPL. SRH will be hoping for a better performance from batsmen.
In Yuvraj Sngh’s absence the middle-order looks bit weak. In bowling department, left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman impressed one and all in the last match. However, Bhuvneshwar Kumar looked rusty in that game. Also Check- Indian Premier League 2016 Schedule
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders after a winning start lost to Mumbai Indians at home in their last match. The former champions will be looking to bounce back and get back to winning ways.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (From): David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Ashish Reddy, Naman Ojha(w), Eoin Morgan, Deepak Hooda, Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Abhimanyu Mithun, Siddarth Kaul, Ben Cutting, Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Aditya Tare, Tirumalsetti Suman, Bipul Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Barinder Sran, Ricky Bhui, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh.
Kolkata Knight Riders (From): Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Manish Pandey, Colin Munro, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, John Hastings, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Brad Hogg, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson, Rajagopal Sathish, Manan Sharma, Jason Holder, Morne Morkel, Shakib Al Hasan, Ankit Rajpoot.