IPL playoff KKR vs SRH 2021: Kolkata’s team made a good lead in the playoff round, Kolkata won the match against Hyderabad due to these reasons.
In the 14th season of IPL 2021, the evening of Sunday 3 October was very good for Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR). Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata team has already taken a significant lead in the playoff race by winning their crucial match against Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH), who are already out of the playoffs.
For Kolkata, this 2 point means a lot. Both the teams performed well in this low-scoring match but in the end, Kolkata won. With this win, Kolkata’s team now has a total of 12 points in this season and has become even stronger at number four with 12 points in the points table.
Whereas apart from this, the teams close to them reaching the playoffs still have only 10 points, in such a situation this edge is very important for Kolkata. In the International Cricket Stadium of Dubai, which was opened on Sunday, the Sunrisers team could score very few runs while batting first.
In front of Kolkata’s tight bowling, the Hyderabad team could score only 115 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. In response, while chasing the target, KKR’s team won the match by 6 wickets in 19.4 overs. So let us now know the reasons for the victory against Hyderabad.
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Best bowling in the powerplay –
The Kolkata team, who came out to bowl first, put pressure on the Hyderabad team during the powerplay itself. Team Southee got Wriddhiman Saha out on the second ball of the first over.
Then in the fourth over, Shivam Mavi also took the wicket of Jason Roy, giving Kolkata a second success. In this manner, the Hyderabad team could score only 35 runs for the loss of 2 wickets during the powerplay and this became the reason for Kolkata’s victory.
Amazing spin trio –
By the way, all the bowlers of Kolkata presented the best bowling view, due to which the Hyderabad team performed very poorly. But the spin bowlers of Kolkata, bowling very tightly, presented the view of excellent bowling. Varun Chakravarthy, Shakib Al Hasan took a wicket for KKR. So the same Sunil Narine did not get the wicket but he bowled wonderfully and due to this the Kolkata team won.
Shubman Gill innings in KKR vs SRH 2021 Match –
Opener Shubman Gill did not play any big innings for the Kolkata team this season. But he reached the victory by playing a brilliant half-century in a very important match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
With Gill coming to the opening, none of the batsmen were able to stay on the field, but Gill remained on one side and without any mistake, his team reached the target. This became the biggest reason for victory and defeat for Kolkata.