IPL 2020, Match 8: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) – Statistical Highlights
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IPL 2020, Match 8: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) – Statistical Highlights

Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

On Saturday (26th September) night, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered their first victory in the IPL 2020 after beating SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets (with 12 balls remaining) in the eighth match of this tournament at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi).

After winning the toss, SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner decided to bat first. Kolkata Knight Riders first restricted SRH to 142/4 (20 overs) and then chased down that target in 18 overs after losing three wickets.

Brief Scores: SRH – 142/4 in 20 overs (Manish Pandey 51, David Warner 36; Andre Russell 1/16)

KKR – 145/3 in 18 overs (Shubman Gill 70, Eoin Morgan 42; Rashid Khan 1/25)

The Result – KKR won by 7 wickets

IPL 2020, Match 8: Kolkata Knight Riders vs SunRisers Hyderabad (KKR vs SRH) – Statistical Highlights

(Teams’ stats)

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)

i) It was the fifth consecutive defeat for SRH.

  • It is the first time when SRH suffered more than four straight defeats. Earlier, they suffered four straight defeats for twice. 

 

(Players’ stats)

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Manish Pandey

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i) SRH cricketer Manish Pandey scored 51 runs.

  • It was the joint second-highest individual score for an Indian SRH batsman against KKR. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan also scored 51 runs against KKR at Eden Gardens on 22nd May 2016. Meanwhile, the record is 54 runs by Shikhar Dhawan at Visakhapatnam on 22nd April 2015.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Dinesh Karthik

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i) Dinesh Karthik scored his fourth duck against SRH.

  • It was the joint-most ducks for a batsman against an opposition team in IPL history. The other names in this record are Gautam Gambhir (against Mumbai Indians), Rohit Sharma (against Royal Challengers Bangalore) and Kedar Jadhav (against Kings XI Punjab). 

 

Shubman Gill

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i) KKR opener Shubman Gill scored 70 not out.

  • It was the third-highest individual score for a KKR batsman against SRH. The top two records in this list are 90 not out by Gautam Gambhir at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 16th April 2016 and 72 runs by Yusuf Pathan at Kolkata on 24th May 2014.

 

Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders, SunRisers Hyderabad, KKR vs SRH, Stats, Statistical Highlights
Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan (Image Credit: IPL)

i) For the fourth wicket, Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan set up the unbroken 92 runs partnership.

  • It was the joint highest partnership for any wicket for KKR against SRH. Earlier, Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir built up the 92 runs opening partnership against SRH at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 16th April 2016.

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