IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH scores update

Follow the KKR-SRH match from the 2018 Indian Premier League here. 

IPL 2018 KKR vs SRH scores update
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12.32 am IST: SRH register their third straight win as they chase down 139 with six balls to go and former KKR star Yusuf Pathan finishes the match in style as he launches Andre Russell into the stands. Following the departure of captain Kane Williamson off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson, the SRH camp looked a little troubled but their new signing Pathan (17* off 7 balls) came to their rescue with a nice cameo and helped them take the contest by five wickets. It was KKR's second successive defeat. That's it from us. Do join us here for tomorrow's matches. Goodnight. Click here for scores.    

12.08 am IST: Piyush Chawla cleans up Shakib Al Hasan for 27 but the Bangladeshi allrounder has done his job. His 59-run fourth-wicket stand with Kane Williamson has brought SRH very close to their target of 139. Williamson is unbeaten on 48 at present and with him around Hyderabad will feel good. SRH 114/4 in 15.5 overs.  Click here for scores.

11.43 pm IST: KKR have staged a big comeback since our last update and their spinners are behind this revival. Sunil Narine picked up his second wicket when he cleaned up the in-form Shikhar Dhawan for 7. Shortly after, Kuldeep Yadav also got in on the act and scripted the departure of Manish Pandey via lbw for 4.  With SRH placed at 62/3 in 10 overs, the match is evenly poised. Kane Williamson is still at the crease and he is the man KKR need to remove if they really want to feel good about their chances. Click here for scores.  

11.20 pm IST: SRH have done well so far in their chase of KKR's 138. They have lost Wriddhiman Saha, who was looking good for a big score, but at 45/1 in 5 overs they will feel good about their chances. Saha was removed by Sunil Narine for 24 off 15 balls as Dinesh Karthik took a brilliant catch behind the wickets. The visitors need 94 runs off 90 balls to win their third successive game and at this stage they will definitely back themselves.  Click here for scores. 

10.43 pm IST: SRH bowl KKR out for 138 off the last ball of the innings bowled by medium pacer Siddarth Kaul. Hyderabad proved once again why many consider them the best bowling unit in IPL 2018. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is at the centre of it all with figures of 3/26. Aussie Billy Stanlake and Bangladeshi Shakib Al Hasan also played their part with figures of 2/21 each. For KKR, after Chris Lynn's 49, captain Dinesh Karthik tried his best to bring the innings back on track with a 27-ball 29 but due to a lack of support at the other end, he also got desperate and fell to Bhuvneshwar shortly after hitting him for a six. Looking at Hyderabad's batting resources, this should not be a tough target. But then it's Kolkata. Anything can happen here. Click here for scores.    

10.17 pm IST: Under-19 star Shubman Gill has joined Dinesh Karthik at the crease. Gill played a big role in India's Under-19 World Cup triumph in New Zealand earlier this year. This is his first match in the IPL. Big occasion for the youngster from Punjab. A lot of people think he is India material. This is a big opportunity for him to prove he is. And he has just the right person at the other end, captain cool Dinesh Karthik. KKR 106/5 in 15 overs. Click here for scores.   

10 pm IST: Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is really turning it around for SRH. He has taken the wickets of the dangerous Sunil Narine (9) and Chris Lynn (49 off 34 balls) in quick succession. KKR are now in a big spot of bother, especially with the wicket of Lynn who was looking good for a big score. Andre Russell walks in to join captain Dinesh Karthik. In the last match, both Russell and Karthik had a good partnership against CSK. They will be looking to do the same. KKR 90/4 in 13 overs. Click here for scores.     

9.50 pm IST: Since our last update, SRH have removed Nitish Rana. Manish Pandey takes a brilliant catch at point off the bowling of Aussie Billy Stanlake. Rana departs for 18. Sunil Narine has joined Chris Lynn at the crease. KKR 55/2 in 8 overs. Click here for scores.  

9.45 pm IST: Play resumes at the Eden Gardens. There is no deduction as far as overs are concerned. Spectators at the iconic stadium will definitely be happy with the resumption of play.  

8.40 pm IST: Rain makes an appearance at the Eden Gardens. The players walk off after the completion of the seventh over. And it's pelting down. The entire ground is covered in covers in the blink of an eye. Remember when it rains in Kolkata it rains hard. KKR 52/1 in 7 overs. Chris Lynn 31*, Nitish Rana 18*. Stay tuned. We will be back as and when play resumes.  

8.28 pm IST: SRH have started well after electing to bowl at Eden Gardens. The returning Bhuvneshwar Kumar removes Robin Uthappa for 3 in his second over. He appeals hard but there is no response from the umpire. SRH captain Kane Williamson goes for review straight away and Snickometer shows there is a faint edge as Wriddhiman Saha takes a nice catch behind the wickets. After two good overs each from Bhuvneshar and Aussie Billy Stanlake, Siddarth Kaul concedes three boundaries to give KKR some respite. KKR 37/1 in 5 overs. Nitish Rana and Chris Lynn are presently at the crease. Click here for scores.   

Hello and welcome to the KKR-SRH match at Eden Gardens. Hyderabad have won the toss and they will field. One change for Hyderabad: fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar replaces Sandeep Sharma. Three changes for hosts KKR. Under-19 stars Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi make their IPL debuts, while Mitchell Starc returns to the team. Rinku Singh, Tom Curran and Vinay Kumar have been shown the door after their poor performance against CSK. With two wins from two matches, SRH are presently on top of the points table. KKR are third with one win and one defeat. Click here for scores.     

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