SRH vs KKR IPL Stats : Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in the 3rd match of IPL 2021 at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai and kicked off their IPL campaign on a winning note.
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and asked Kolkata Knight Riders to bat first. Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill gave a steady start of 53 runs. Gill got out off Rashid Khan bowling and after that Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi took the charge and kept smashing Hyderabad bowlers. Both the batsmen brought up their respective fifties and set the plat form for a big score but in the end they lost a few wickets and eventually finished on 187/6 in 20 overs. Nitish Rana played 80 runs knock while Tripathi scored 53 runs.
In reply Sunrisers Hyderabad had a very poor start as they lost their openers David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha cheaply. Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow rebuilt the innings and their 92 runs partnership set the match for a tight finish but Pat Cummins broke this stand by removing Bairstow for 55 runs. Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi and Abdul Samad played some big shots in the end but Hyderabad fell short of the target by 10 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Statistical Highlights from third match of IPL 2021 : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the third match of IPL 2021 in Chennai.
100 – This was Kolkata Knight Riders’ 100th win in Indian Premier League. They became the third team after Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings to achieve this milestone.
Most Wins in IPL –
120 – Mumbai Indians
106 – Chennai Super Kings
100 – Kolkata Knight Riders
92 – Royal Challengers Bangalore
88 – Kings XI Punjab
13 – Kolkata Knight Riders have now won 13 matches against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL – the most wins by any team against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Most Wins against SRH in IPL –
13 – Kolkata Knight Riders
10 – Chennai Super Kings
8 – Mumbai Indians
7 – Royal Challengers Bangalore
7 – Delhi Capitals
6 – In his last 6 IPL innings Nitish Rana has scored three scores of 80 plus and has also bagged three ducks.
Nitish Rana last 6 IPL innings –
80 vs SRH
0 vs RR
87 vs CSK
0 vs PBKS
81 vs DC
0 vs RCB
28 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 28 wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL – the most by any bowler.
Most Wickets against KKR in IPL –
28 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar
20 – Lasith Malinga
20 – R Ashwin
19 – R Vinay Kumar
19 – Zaheer Khan
12 – Andre Russell has now gone 12 consecutive innings without scoring more than 30 runs in IPL. His last 30 plus score came against Mumbai Indians in 2019 where he scored 80* runs in Kolkata.