Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 54 runs in a must-take IPL sport right here on Saturday.
In respond, SRH may presumably prepare 123 for 8 in their stipulated 20 overs with opener Abhishek Sharma top scoring with a 28-ball 43 and Aiden Markram scoring a 25-ball 32.
Earlier, Russell and Sam Billings (34) shared a 63-spin partnership to procure KKR across the 150-label after they had been 94 for five within the 12th over.
With Russell going sturdy, KKR scored 58 within the final 5 overs.
Ajinkya Rahane (28) and Nitish Rana (26) additionally got starts nonetheless couldn’t prolong their innings.
For SRH, Umran Malik (3/33) changed into back in beget with a three-wicket haul, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/27), Marco jansen (1/30) and T Natarajan (1/43) additionally claimed one wicket each.
Russell additionally chipped in with the ball, taking three wickets for 22, while relaxation of the bowlers — Umesh Yadav (1/19), Tim Southee (2/23), Sunil Narine (1/34) and Varun Chakravarthy (1/25) had been additionally amongst wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders: 177 for 6 in 20 overs (Andre Russell 49 no longer out; Umran Malik 3/33).
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 123 for 8 in 20 overs (Abhishek Sharma 43; Andre Russell 3/22).