Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets in the 38th match of IPL-12 on Sunday, with the best innings of David Warner (67) and Jonny Bairstow (80 *). This is the fifth win of Hyderabad in 9 matches while the fifth defeat of KKR in 10 matches. It is worth mentioning that this is the fifth consecutive KKR defeat.
At the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, KKR batted first and scored 159 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. In this way, SRH got the goal of 160 runs. David Warner-Jonny Bairstow pair made a victory easy for Hyderabad and achieved the target by losing one wicket in 15 overs.
Chasing the challenging target of 160 runs, the Sunrisers Hyderabad start a spectacular inning. David Warner and Jonny Bairstow made the match unilaterally by adding 72 runs in six overs of the Powerplay. During this time, both batsmen won the hearts of domestic fans by playing many exciting shots.
Jonny Bairstow scored an unbeaten 80 in 43 balls with 7 fours and 4 sixes. David Warner scored 67 runs in 38 balls with three fours and five sixes. After this, Bairstow and Captain Kane Williamson (8) completed the formalities of victory.
This is the second match between the two teams this season. Earlier, in the match played at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens Stadium, KKR defeated SRH by 6 wickets.