Tue. Jun 25th, 2024
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As they reach the finals, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) put on a stunning show.

The IPL 2024 season has reached its playoff stages.

KKR, SRH, RR, and RCB are the four teams that reached the top four.

The first playoffs were between KKR and SRH in Ahmedabad.

And the eliminator is between RR and RCB in Ahmedabad on May 22.

Match Details 

The first qualifier was all set to be played between KKR and SRH.

KKR was playing after a 10-day break.

SRH won the toss and elected to bat first.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Innings 

Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma opened the innings for SRH.

Mitchell Starc showed his potential as he bowled the man in the form of Travis Head on the second ball.

Andre took a phenomenal catch in the second over while Abhishek was trying to hit the ball.

Mitchell in the third over took two back-to-back wickets as SRH got four quick breakthroughs.

Rahul Tripathi and Heinrich Klaasen handled the situation as they were forming a partnership.

Varun Chakravarthy didn’t let them form a big partnership, as he took Heinrich’s wicket of Heinrich.

Rahul completed his half-century but got run out later.

SRH started to fall again as, in the end, Pat played a short inning of 30 runs.

In his innings, SRH made a total of 159 as they lost all their wickets.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Innings 

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Sunil Narine opened the innings for KKR.

They both started to play big shots from the start, making the match one-sided.

T. Natrajan went on to take the wicket of Rahmanullah.

And later, Pat Cummins took the wicket of Sunil.

Venkatesh Iyer and Shreyas Iyer handled the situation from there.

They were both hitting great shots and wanted to finish the game quickly.

Going on, both of them completed their half-centuries and were taking KKR towards an easy win.

In the 14th over, Shreyas hit an outstanding six and then a four.

In the next two balls, he hit two massive sixes and helped KKR win the match and reach the finals.

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