Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 54 runs in a must-choose IPL sport right here on Saturday.
In reply, SRH would possibly possibly possibly train up 123 for 8 of their stipulated 20 overs with opener Abhishek Sharma high scoring with a 28-ball 43 and Aiden Markram scoring a 25-ball 32.
Earlier, Russell and Sam Billings (34) shared a 63-bustle partnership to contemplate KKR all the way by way of the 150-designate after they were 94 for five within the 12th over.
With Russell going sturdy, KKR scored 58 within the ideal five overs.
Ajinkya Rahane (28) and Nitish Rana (26) moreover got starts nonetheless couldn’t lengthen their innings.
For SRH, Umran Malik (3/33) used to be help in web with a 3-wicket haul, whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/27), Marco jansen (1/30) and T Natarajan (1/43) moreover claimed one wicket every.
Russell moreover chipped in with the ball, taking three wickets for 22, whereas leisure of the bowlers — Umesh Yadav (1/19), Tim Southee (2/23), Sunil Narine (1/34) and Varun Chakravarthy (1/25) were moreover among wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders: 177 for six in 20 overs (Andre Russell 49 no longer out; Umran Malik 3/33).
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 123 for 8 in 20 overs (Abhishek Sharma 43; Andre Russell 3/22).