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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match-55

May 22, 2016

In 55th match Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Surisers Hyderabad by 22 runs. Batting first KKR started well and their openers scored 33 runs in 3.4 overs for the first wicket. Robin Uthappa scored 25 runs off 17 and Gautam Gambhir scored 16 runs off 15 balls. In middle of the innings Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan played well. Manish Pandey scored 48 runs off 30 balls and Yusuf Pathan made unbeaten 52 runs off 34 balls. KKR set a total of 172 runs to chase for Sunrisers. Batting second Sunrisers Hyderabad lost Warner early and after that they lost the ploy. Sending Naman Ojha ahead of others proved to be a match losing move for Sunrisers.  He scored 15 runs off 25 balls and then chasing the runs on less balls they kept losing wickets. In the end they were 22 runs short. Shikhar Dhawan played well for his 51 runs off 30 balls but it all gone in vain. Yusuf Pathan was named as man of the match for unbeaten 52 runs. With this both teams have qualified for the Play Offs. Lets see whom they will be facing in playoffs.

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