Kolkata beat Hyderabad by six wickets
Kolkata beat Hyderabad by six wickets in the 49th match of IPL 2021, thanks to a half-century from Shubman Gill (57) and excellent performances by the bowlers. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Hyderabad got off to a bad start. Sunrisers batsmen were seen kneeling in front of KKR bowlers. Sunrisers scored 115 runs for the loss of 8 wickets.
In reply, Kolkata won the match by scoring 119 runs with two balls remaining. On the fourth ball of the last over, Karthik gave the team victory with a four.
Apart from Gill, Nitish Rana contributed 25 and Dinesh Karthik contributed 18 not out for Kolkata. Jason Holden took 2 wickets for Hyderabad. Let us inform that with this victory, Kolkata’s team has reached the fourth place in the points table with 12 points and kept the hope of playoff intact.