Lockie Ferguson powered Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) within the Super Over within the thirty fifth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Abu Dhabi.
After SRH tied the match on the 163 runs scored by KKR, Ferguson didn’t all the batsmen within the Super Over to attain any runs as they have been dismissed 2 for two. David Warner and Abdul Samad have been each bowled.
2/2 is the joint-lowest Super Over rating in IPL equalling Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in opposition to Delhi Capitals (DC) earlier within the season. Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik got here in and scored the required three runs regardless of Rashid Khan’s efforts to curb them.
The Kolkata franchise have been despatched in to bat first and captain Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik mixed to attain 58 runs within the final 5 overs to take their crew to 163/5 in 20 overs.
Morgan was dismissed off the final ball of the innings for 34 off 23 balls while Karthik was unbeaten on 29 off 14.
Shubman Gill was the best run scorer for the two-time IPL champions with 36 however he took 37 balls to get to that mark earlier than falling to Rashid Khan.
KKR’s top order struggled to get their pictures away and by the point Andre Russell was dismissed off the final ball of the fifteenth over, the rating was 105/4. Morgan and Karthik, nonetheless, shifted gears within the demise overs. Morgan hit three fours and one six while Karthik hit two fours and as many sixes.
When SRH got here in to chase, Kane Williamson joined Jonny Bairstow to open the innings. The two placed on an excellent partnership regardless of Williamson affected by an harm. However, Ferguson charged in and very quickly the openers have been despatched again.
David Warner and Abdul Samad managed to placed on a very good partnership because the captain led from the entrance. SRH wanted 18 off the ultimate over and a half-fit Andre Russell someway managed to tie the sport for his facet. Warner didn’t punish a leg-stump size supply off the final ball of the sport.
The pleasure went up 1,000,000 notches as the sport went into Super Over, nevertheless it got here crashing down at a speedy tempo for SRH as they misplaced 2 wickets in 3 balls. Both sides had seemed to be attainable contenders for the fourth spot within the factors desk, however this win will do solely good for KKR.