Kolkata vs Hyderabad: In the 49th match of IPL 2021 being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad could only manage 115 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs after playing first. Captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat first, which proved to be completely wrong. Six players of Hyderabad could not even touch the double figure in front of KKR’s deadly bowling. Mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty took two wickets for just 29 runs in his four overs for Kolkata. At the same time, Tim Southee and Shivam Mavi also got two wickets each.
After winning the toss and opting to bat first, Sunrisers Hyderabad did not have a good start. In the very first over, Wriddhiman Saha was dismissed without opening the account. After this, the KKR bowlers bowled with accurate line length and kept Kane Williamson and Jason Roy tied. Roy was dismissed in the fourth over for just 16 runs. He scored 10 runs in 13 balls. After this, captain Kane Williamson returned to the pavilion. He scored 26 runs in 21 balls with the help of four fours. Within no time, Abhishek Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring six runs.
After the fall of four wickets for 51 runs, Abdul Samad and Priyam Garg carried forward the Hyderabad innings. But both of them also could not score runs fast. Garg was dismissed for 21 runs in 31 balls with the help of a six. He was caught on the boundary in an attempt to hit a six. After this Samad hit three sixes, but he too could only score 25 runs in 18 balls. Apart from this, Rashid Khan scored 08 and Jason Holder scored 02 runs. In the end, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Siddharth Kaul returned unbeaten on 7-7 runs.
Mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty took two wickets for just 29 runs in his four overs for KKR. At the same time, Tim Southee also achieved two successes for 26 runs, and Shivam Mavi took two wickets for 29 runs. Also Shakib Al Hasan got a wicket.