The eighth match of the 13th season of IPL is being played today between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. For the first time in the current season, a captain won the toss and decided to bat. Hyderabad scored 142/4 with the help of Manish Pandey’s combative 51 runs. In response, Kolkata Knight Riders have started their innings. Both the teams are looking forward to their win in this 8th match of IPL 2020.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the 8th match of IPL 2020 season 13 by seven wickets
KKR won the match in the 18th over only Kolkata Knight Riders won the match by seven wickets already three overs. Morgan finished the game by hitting a six and a four off the last two balls of Natarajan’s 18th over.
Need 12 runs in three overs
New spinner Abhishek Sharma conceded 11 runs in the 17th over.
4 runs required 23 runs
KKR score after 16 overs: 120/3 Shubman Gill (59) and Eoin Morgan (29)
Kolkata Knight Riders have scored 113–3 runs in 15 overs, chasing a target of 143 runs from Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 8th match of IPL version 13 (IPL 2020). KKR batsmen Eoin Morgan (24) and Shubman Gill (57) were present at the crease.
Earlier, Manish Pandey 51 and David Warner played a brilliant innings of 36 runs for Hyderabad. At the same time, Andre Russell took the maximum 2 wickets from KKR.
Game of 13 overs ended– Mohammad Nabi’s over also complete
KKR has scored 102 runs after 13 overs. Mohammad Nabi’s fourth over is completed here. He must have spent 23 runs in 4 overs but he has not got any wickets.
12.3 over: Shubman Gill’s fifty with fours
Shubman Gill completed his fifty off 42 balls after hitting Natarajan’s four. Gill has hit 5 fours and 1 six so far.
10 overs later – KKR score: 72/3
Knight Riders have scored 72 runs at the loss of 3 wickets. He needs 71 runs from 60 balls to win from here. Veteran Eoin Morgan (10 *) is at the crease with young Shubman Gill (34 *).
Rashid hunted Karthik as soon as he came
Rashid Khan, who came to the sixth over as a change, turned Dinesh Karthik on the second ball of the over. He took DRS when given LBW but was also caught there in front of stumps. Could not open an account there. Score 53/3
Nitish Rana out, a second blow to KKR
Dhantu’s debutant Nitish Rana was caught by wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on the fourth ball of the 5th over with a personal score of 26 runs. He hit 6 fours in 13 balls. Score 43/2
Fourth over: Khalil Ahmed
On the first three balls of Khalil Ahmed, Nitish Rana hit 3 fours. Sunrisers are seen under pressure
14 runs from this over
Third over: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvi’s expensive over! Nitish Rana hit two fours. 12 runs from this over.
Second over: Khalil Ahmed
Gill also hit a six in this over.
1.2 overs: Sunil Narine (0) OUT! Naren was raised high. The ball was in the air and at mid-off, David Warner strolled towards the ball and easily caught the catch in his hands.
First over: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
6 runs off the first over, Gill also hit a four.
Playing XI of both IPL teams
Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik (w / c), Nitish Rana, Ian Morgan, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Varun Chakraborty, Kuldeep Yadav,
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (C), Johnny Bairstow (WK), Mohammad Nabi, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, T. Natarajan