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SRH vs KKR: Lockie Ferguson locks it for Kolkata Knight Riders via Super Over | Cricket News – Times of India

ABU DHABI: A quick and livid Lockie Ferguson produced one of essentially the most unimaginable bowling performances of this IPL version to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to an exhilarating Super Over win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.
Ferguson proved to be the “Knight in Shining Armour” together with his storehouse of variation as he dismissed David Warner and Abdul Samad within the Super Over, leaving KKR with solely a 3 run-goal to chase.
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This was after David Warner’s unbeaten 47 and 18 runs off the ultimate Andre Russell over noticed Sunrisers stage the scores at 163 with KKR within the stipulated 20 overs.
Ferguson was magnificent through the regulation 20 overs additionally as his 3/15 in 4 overs had SRH in all types of bother. He bowled a primary spell through which he dismissed Kane Williamson with a brief ball, obtained rid of Priyam Garg with a slower one and noticed the again of Manish Pandey with a yorker.
His 5 wickets within the sport obtained KKR the a lot-wanted two factors to take their tally to 10 whereas Sunrisers keep placed on 6 factors and are in severe hazard of lacking the play-offs.

Earlier, Ex-captain Dinesh Karthik‘s carefree method was nicely complemented by skipper Eoin Morgan‘s grace as Kolkata Knight Riders managed a par 163 for 5 after being put into bat.
Karthik (29 not out) and Morgan (34 off 23 balls) joined forces at 105 for 4 and added 58 runs within the final 5 overs after 150 was wanting a tall-order at one stage.
Morgan’s innings had three fours and a flicked six over mid-wicket off Basil Thampi whereas Karthik hit a pair of sixes and equal quantity of boundaries.
T Natarajan (2/40) was essentially the most profitable bowler however it was Vijay Shankar (1/20 in 4 overs) who was essentially the most economical.

Rahul Tripathi (23 off 16 balls) gave the primary cost within the Powerplay as he hit Natarajan for a straight six and a pulled boundary whereas Shubman Gill (36 off 37 balls) struggled to time the ball, saving an over from Thampi when he obtained three successive fours.
Tripathi could not keep the momentum as an unpleasant cross-batted hoick off Natarajan solely ended within the bails flying off.
Gill nevertheless after these flurry of fours discovered it troublesome to up the ante. Nitish Rana (29 off 20 balls) seemed in good nick after a spot of few video games.
He immediately took on rival crew’s finest bowler Rashid Khan and deposited him straight for a six and in addition discovered a pair of boundaries.
But Gill’s incapability to rotate strike did put KKR in a spot of hassle as he tried an inside out lofted shot off Rashid. Priyam Garg, working in the direction of his left from lengthy-off, took an excellent diving catch to see the opener’s again.
Gill’s dismissal was adopted by Rana’s who mis-timed a shot off Vijay Shankar and was once more caught by Garg, who ran ahead to take a nicely-judged catch.
Andre Russell’s (9 off 11 balls) season simply obtained from dangerous to worse as his shot off Natarajan’s slower one landed within the fingers of Shankar at deep mid-wicket boundary. From a secure 87 for 1 within the twelfth over, KKR had slumped to 105 for 4 on the finish of the fifteenth over.



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