Kolkata’s hopes kept alive with Russell’s stormy innings
Pune. Andre Russell’s unbeaten 49 off 28 balls, studded with four sixes and a superb bowling of three wickets for 22 runs, helped Kolkata Knight Riders reach the playoffs by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 54 runs in a do or die IPL match on Saturday. kept his hopes up.
Kolkata posted a challenging score of 177 for six in 20 overs and restricted Hyderabad to 123 for eight. This is Kolkata’s sixth win in 13 matches and has gone to 12 points and has reached the sixth position. Hyderabad, on the other hand, have suffered their seventh loss in 12 matches and have slipped to the eighth position.