Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) comprehensively within the 61st match of IPL 2022 on Saturday (Could 14). With a 54-run victory, the Shreyas Iyer-led aspect jumped to sixth place within the factors desk to maintain their slim playoff hopes alive.
After being put in to bat first, the Kolkata Knight Riders misplaced Venkatesh Iyer’s (7) wicket early within the second over to Marco Jansen. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jansen bowled a few tight overs to exert stress on the opposing batters.
Nitish Rana (26) broke the shackles within the fifth over by smacking 18 runs off Thangarasu Natarajan. Ajinkya Rahane (28) additionally joined the act quickly after, because the duo accrued 17 runs within the final over of the powerplay bowled by Jansen.
After a number of wicketless outings, Umran Malik roared again to type on this sport. He picked up three essential wickets within the center section of the innings to derail KKR’s innings.
Sam Billings (34) then performed sensibly and placed on a match-defining 63-run partnership with Andre Russell to deliver KKR again into the competition. Russell placed on a present together with his blazing knock of 49* runs of simply 28 balls. It gave the Knight Riders a powerful end as they ended up with 177/6 after 20 overs.
Within the chase, SRH acquired off to a poor begin as Kane Williamson (9 in 17 balls) struggled to place the bat on the ball. Russell put an finish to Williamson’s distress by sending him to the pavilion within the sixth over with 30 runs on the scoreboard. The Sunrisers’ chase by no means actually took off from that juncture because the required run fee saved growing steadily with every passing over.
SRH’s batting line-up collapsed like a pack of playing cards within the center overs as every perished making an attempt to maintain up with the scoring fee. They ultimately reached solely 123/8 after 20 overs and helped KKR enhance their internet run fee.
SRH vs KKR IPL 2022 memes
Followers on social media loved the extreme encounter between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders. They expressed the identical via some partaking memes on social media.
Here’s a assortment of a number of the finest memes associated to the sport: