Learn about KKR vs SRH match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 47 of IPL 2023 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) match, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) showcased their composure and skill to secure a five-run victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Hyderabad. This win placed KKR in the eighth position with eight points, while SRH remained in the ninth spot with six points.
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Chasing a target of 172, SRH’s momentum was disrupted with early dismissals, but a partnership between skipper Aiden Markram and Heinrich Klaasen helped stabilize the innings. The duo completed their fifty-run stand, but Klaasen was caught at deep midwicket, breaking the 70-run partnership. With five overs remaining, SRH required 38 runs to win. However, they fell short, finishing at 166/8 in 20 overs, granting KKR a five-run victory.
KKR’s bowling performance was impressive, with Shardul Thakur and Vaibhav Arora leading the charge. Earlier in the match, Nitish Rana’s 42 and Rinku Singh’s 46 helped KKR achieve a respectable total of 171/9 against SRH. Despite losing early wickets, KKR managed to recover and accelerate their scoring, ultimately finishing their innings with a total of 171/9 in 20 overs.
KKR vs SRH Score Summary:
- Sunrisers Hyderabad 166/8 (20 ov)
- Kolkata Knight Riders 171/9 (20 ov)
- KKR won by 5 runs.
Points Table Update after IPL KKR vs SRH Match 47
KKR has earned two more points after beating SRH by 5 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at number 8 with eight points while Sunrisers Hyderabad has six points and are at number 9 positions on the IPL points table.
KKR vs SRH Match 47 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Varun Chakaravarthy (KKR) – 1 for 20 in 4 overs
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Heinrich Klaasen (SRH) – Strike Rate of 180
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Aiden Markram (SRH) – 86 fantasy points
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Andre Russell (KKR) – 22 MVA points
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Rinku Singh (KKR) – 4 Fours
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: Heinrich Klaasen (SRH) – 101 metres
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Aiden Markram (SRH) – Catch to dismiss Nitish Rana (KKR)
All the awards carry a prize money of Rs 1 Lakh.
Major Highlights for KKR vs SRH Match Today
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) clinched a five-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their IPL match in Hyderabad.
- KKR is now in eighth position, with four wins and six losses, totaling eight points.
- SRH is at ninth position, with three wins and six losses, totaling six points.
- SRH’s chase of 172 was disrupted by Harshit Rana dismissing Mayank Agarwal for 18 off 11 balls.
- Abhishek Sharma was dismissed for nine runs by Shardul Thakur and caught by Andre Russell.
- SRH reached the 50-run mark in 5.2 overs, with the score at 53/3 in 5.3 overs.
- Harry Brook was trapped lbw by Anukul Roy, leaving SRH at 54/4 in 6.2 overs.
- Aiden Markram and Heinrich Klaasen built a partnership, reaching 75/4 at the end of 10 overs.
- Klaasen smashed Anukul Roy for 15 runs in the 11th over, including two sixes.
- SRH reached the 100-run mark in 11.5 overs and a 50-run stand between Markram and Klaasen.
- Thakur broke the 70-run partnership, dismissing Klaasen for 36 off 20 balls, leaving SRH at 124/5 in 14.1 overs.
- SRH needed 38 runs in the final five overs, with the score at 134/5 in 15 overs.
- Vaibhav Arora dismissed Markram for 41 off 40 balls, with SRH at 145/6 in 16.5 overs.
- SRH needed 26 off 18 balls and was reduced to 152/7 in 18.2 overs after Vaibhav dismissed Marco Jansen.
- A no-ball from Vaibhav in the 19th over left SRH needing nine runs in the final over.
- Abdul Samad was caught near the boundary for 21 off 18 balls, leaving SRH at 165/8 in 19.3 overs, needing seven in three balls.
- SRH finished at 166/8 in 20 overs, with KKR winning the match by five runs.
- Shardul Thakur (2/23) and Vaibhav (2/32) impressed with their bowling for KKR.
- Nitish Rana’s 42 and Rinku Singh’s 46 helped KKR reach a total of 171/9 against SRH.
- KKR lost early wickets but recovered to finish their innings with a total of 171/9 in 20 overs.
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