SRH vs KKR Live Score: Nitish Rana hits a shot during Match 3, in IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL
Aiming to post a strong target, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are five wickets down against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 3 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Earlier, SRH captain David Warner won the toss and elected to field. Dinesh Karthik and Shakib Al Hasan are currently batting for KKR, and will be aiming for a good finish. Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi have taken two wickets for SRH each, and T Natarajan has registered a dismissal. After winning the toss, SRH captain Warner revealed that alongwith him, Jonny Bairstow, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid are the other overseas cricketers for the fixture. On the other hand, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell and Shakib Al Hasan are the four overseas players for KKR. KKR will be aiming to start with a win in IPL 2021, after missing out on the playoffs last season. Meanwhile, SRH will hope to be more consistent after crashing out of the playoffs in 2020. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 3 Live Cricket Score And Updates Between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), From MA Chidambaram Stadium.
A poor delivery by Natarajan, and Karthik lofts it over the bowler for a four!
A full delivery by Natarajan, in leg stump line. Shakib hits it to long-on for a single.
Nabi tosses it up, outside off. Karthik mistimes his shot to long-off. One run.
OUT! Eoin Morgan c Abdul Samad b Mohammad Nabi 2 (3)
Nabi tosses it up, in to leg. Morgan sweeps it but its an excellent catch by Samad at deep backward square.
In walks, Shakib Al Hasan.
Hattrick chance for Nabi!
OUT! Nitish Rana c Vijay Shankar b Mohammad Nabi 80 (56)
Nabi tosses it up, outside off. Rana clears his front leg, but slices it to long-off for an easy catch.
In walks, Dinesh Karthik.
Rashid tosses a googly, outside off. Rana pulls it to deep midwicket for a single.
OUT! Andre Russell c Manish Pandey b Rashid Khan 5 (5)
Rashid tosses it full, and Russell hits it flat to long-on’s left. Pandya overruns it, but manages to grab the ball after quite a lot of running.
In walks, Eoin Morgan.
Rashid tosses it up, and it goes past Russell, and also Saha misses it. Five wides down leg side.
A yorker by Natarajan, and Russell smacks it for a four!
OUT! Rahul Tripathi c Wriddhiman Saha b T Natarajan 53 (29)
A slower delivery by Natarajan, and Tripathi tries to slog sweep it, but slices it to Saha’s left. Saha goes backwards, and the ball juggles on his gloves but he keeps hold of it.
In walks, Andre Russell.
A length delivery by Natarajan in middle. Rana guides it to deep midwicket’s left for a single.
FOUR! RAHUL TRIPATHI REACHES HIS HALF-CENTURY!
A legcutter by Bhuvneshwar, outside off. Tripathi outside edges it between backward point and short third man. Tripathi reaches his half-century in 28 balls.
A short delivery by Bhuvneshwar, outside off. Tripathi hits it between the wicketkeeper and short third fielder. FOUR!
A length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, into the body of Tripathi. He clears his front foot to launch it over square leg for a six!
A length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, and Rana square drives it past the sweeper cover for a four!
Sandeep sends a low full toss, which Rana sweeps with much aplomb for deep square for a six!
Rashid tosses it up, and Tripathi cover drives it for a single.
Rashid tosses a full delivery, outside off. Tripathi clatters it over the bowler’s head for a four!
Nabi tosses it up, spinning away from middle stump. Rana slog sweeps this to deep midwicket’s left for a six!
Nabi tosses it up, and Tripathi goes down on one knee to sweep it to long leg boundary for a four!
SIX! KKR: 92/1
Back of a length by Natarajan, at off stummp. Rana sends it over fine leg for a elegant short-arm pull shot!
After 11 overs, KKR are 92 for one.
A yorker by Natarajan at middle stump, and Tripathi flicks it to midwicket for a single.
SIX! HALF-CENTURY FOR NITISH RANA!
A short delivery by Shankar, at leg stump. Rana pulls it to deep backward square for a six!
He also reaches his fifty in 37 balls!
A short delivery by Shankar, and Tripathi top edges it to the long leg boundary.
Rashid tosses it on length, and Tripathi sweeps it to this right, and Shankar goes to his right at long-on to stop a boundary. Two runs.
Rashid tosses a full toss, and Rana tries to reverse sweep it. SRH appeal for an lbw, as it hits the pads and the umpire also supports SRH’s appeal. KKR review it, and it shows there was bat involved. Decision overturned.
Nabi tosses it up, from off stump. Tripathi goes down on a knee and launches it over long-off for a six!
Nabi tosses it up, wide outside off. Tripathi glances it through cover for a single.
OUT! Shubman Gill b Rashid Khan 15 (13)
WARNER WENT FOR HIS TRUMP CARD! AND IT WORKED OUT!
RASHID ENDS HIS OPENING PARTNERSHIP!
He tosses a googly, on a length. Gill tries to sweep but loses his balance. The ball hits the off stump.
KKR are 53 for one in seven overs.
In walks, Rahul Tripathi.
Fifty run partnership reached!
Nabi tosses it up, and Rana guides it to gully for a single. Rana and Gill reach their fifty run partnership.
Nabi tosses it up on length, down the leg side. Rana sweeps it towards fine leg boundary for a four!
One run, KKR: 45/0
A wide full toss by Natarajan, Rana glances it to mid-off for a single.
After five overs, KKR are 45 for no loss.
A length delivery by Natarajan, outside off. Rana creams it over mid-on for a four!
A full delivery by Natarajan, on middle. Gill smacks it over the bowler’s head for a six! FLIES OVER MID-ON!
A length delivery by Sandeep, outside off. Rana shuffles across and guides it over square leg for a four!
A length delivery by Sandeep, and Rana hits it through deep extra cover for a four!
A knuckle ball by Sandeep, and Rana gets on his knee to launch it over the covers for a four!
A full length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, and Gill guides it to mid-on for a single.
A full length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, on the pads. Gill slams it through wide long-on for a well-timed four!
A little too much width offered by Sandeep, and Rana drives it wide of mid-off for a four!
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