Kolkata Knight Riders joined an elite database of teams connected Sunday aft their 10-run triumph implicit Sunrisers Hyderabad successful Match 3 of the Indian Premier League successful Chennai.
Defending a people of 188 for victory, KKR restricted SRH to 177 for 5 successful 20 overs to triumph the lucifer and cod 2 important points from their run opener successful Chennai.
The triumph was KKR's 100th successful the IPL making them the 3rd squad aft Mumbai Indians (120) and Chennai Super Kings (106) to execute the feat successful this competition.
The two-time champions, who won the tourney successful 2012 and 2014, grabbed the 2nd spot aft this effect with 2 points from 1 match. They are tied connected points with Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore
DC pb the array acknowledgment to their superior nett run-rate portion RC are conscionable down KKR.
Put successful to bat, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 187 for 6, riding connected half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi.
Rana top-scored with a 56-ball 80 portion Tripathi besides deed a fractional period with a 29-ball 53. Dinesh Karthik chipped successful with a 9-ball 22 not out.
SRH made a good precocious comeback with Rashid Khan starring the mode with figures of 2/24. Mohammad Nabi besides took 2 wickets for 32 runs.
Chasing 188 for a win, SRH could people 177 for 5 with Manish Pandey top-scoring with 61 not retired of 44 balls. Jonny Bairstow made a 40-ball 55.
While KKR faces Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians adjacent connected Tuesday (April 13), SRH takes connected the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore a time later. Both matches volition beryllium played astatine the MA Chidambaram Stadium astatine Chepauk.