IPL 2021, KKR vs SRH: Records scripts as Kolkata fires past Hyderabad by 6 wickets
SunRisers Hyderabad faced the wrath of a never giving up Kolkata Knight Riders, losing by six wickets in the IPL 2021 tie in Dubai on Sunday. Meanwhile, some records were succeeded.
It was another spectacular performance by former champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). It secured a six-wicket win over fellow former champion SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 49 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. As KKR stays in contention for the playoffs, here are some of the records that were scripted.
SRH skippers in unwanted book
Williamson's run out was the third time this season that an SRH skipper was dismissed in the same way. As a result, it is the side with most captain's run out (3), with David Warner being twice.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar hits SRH milestone
It was Bhuvneshwar's 100th IPL game for SRH. Consequently, he has become the first from the side to hit the landmark.
Umran Malik bowls the fastest
SRH pacer Malik bowled at a pace of 150.06 km/h, which happens to be the fastest of the season, bettering Mohammed Siraj's 147.68 km/h.
Winning the toss, SRH opted to bowl but could manage a paltry total of 115/7, as three KKR bowlers claimed a two-for. In reply, KKR did not have it easy, but Shubman Gill's 57 played the pivotal role in a six-wicket win.
Brief scores: SRH 115/8 (Williamson- 26; Southee- 2/26, Chakravarthy- 2/26) lost to KKR 119/4 in 19.4 overs (Gill- 57; Holder- 2/32) by six wickets.