Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sun Risers Hyderabad by chasing the target of 182 runs by 6 wickets at Eden Gardens in Kolkata today. Chasing 182, Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a poor start, losing out on Chris Lynn in the second over. But Nitish Rana, who was surprisingly sent out to open the innings for KKR along with Lynn, scored a fifty to keep his side in the hunt. He was dismissed for 68 by Rashid Khan.
After his dismissal, Andre Russell smashed 49 runs in 19 balls to script a thrilling win for KKR by 6 wickets. Earlier, Sun Risers Hyderabad have set a target of 182 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders. Sun Risers scored 181 for the loss of 3 wickets in 20 overs. David Warner scored maximun 85 runs while Vijay Shankar scored 40 runs. The Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik won the toss and elected to bowl.