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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Live Summary, Match 35, Indian Premier League, 2020, October 18, 2020
SRH 163/6 (20)
Kolkata Knight Riders tied with Sunrisers Hyderabad (Kolkata Knight Riders win Super Over by 2 wickets)
KKR 163/5 (20)
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CRR: 8.15
Commentary :
19.6 : Hyderabad have broken out of jail here as they were out of this game at one stage but Warner's blitz took them to the Super Over. Brilliant. Now Hyderabad will bat first in the Super Over. Who will come out for them? It definitely should be Warner and Bairstow to open. The question for Kolkata is who should bowl for them. It should be Lockie Ferguson as he was exceptional with the ball. Let's see.
What a match we are having! After two intense innings, the match has ended in a tie and there is nothing to seperate from the two sides. It has gone to the Super Over and this is the third time that we are seeing a Super Over in this League stage! This is what the Indian T20 League is all about. We are all in for a drama!
Yes it is Warner and Bairstow to walk out for Hyderabad to bat in The Super Over. Who will bowl for Kolkata? It is Lockie Ferguson who will bowl the Super Over for Kolkata. 
Andre Russell to David Warner, It is a Super Over! What a match we are having! Good length ball on the pads, Warner looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. The ball goes to the off side and the batters pick up a single only. SUPER OVER!
19.5 : Andre Russell to David Warner, A couple now! Are we in for a Super Over? Full ball on middle, Warner drives it to long on and picks up a couple. 2 needed from 1 ball. 
19.44 : Andre Russell to David Warner, FOUR! What an innings from David Warner! He is playing a blinder of an innings from Warner! He has taken Hyderabad just 4 away from a victory! Good length ball around off, Warner shuffles across and then swings it to the deep square leg region for a boundary. 
19.34 : Andre Russell to David Warner, FOUR! Smacked! Brilliant! 8 required from 3 now! Short on off, Warner smacks it past the bowler and into the fence for a boundary. 
19.24 : Andre Russell to David Warner, FOUR! Needed boundary for Hyderabad! Very full ball on middle, Warner heaves it to the deep square leg region for a boundary. 
19.1 : Andre Russell to Rashid Khan, Only a single off the Free Hit! Low full toss on middle, Khan swings it to deep mid-wicket where the fielder takes the catch but it won't matter. Only a single.
Andre Russell to Rashid Khan, NO BALL! What a shocker of a start from Dre Russ! Good length ball outside off, Rashid Khan leaves it alone. No Ball signalled.
18.6 : Andre Russell will bowl the final over. 
Shivam Mavi to Abdul Samad, OUT! CAUGHT! Brilliant piece of work from Lockie Ferguson and Shubman Gill! Just terrific and Kolkata are on top now! Full toss on middle, Samad lifts it towards deep mid-wicket where Ferguson takes a very good catch but then he sees he is going over so he throws it to Gill who takes it. The third umpire is called for and the replays show that it is a clean catch. 18 needed from the final over.
18.5 : Is that a clean catch? The soft signal is out! It looks clean. Let's see what happens.
Shivam Mavi to Abdul Samad, Very full on middle, Samad digs it out to long off and picks up a couple. Good running but they need boundaries.
18.4 : Shivam Mavi to David Warner, Short ball outside off, Warner punches it to deep cover for a single.
18.34 : Shivam Mavi to David Warner, FOUR! Mid off comes up and Warner hits it over him! Perfect for Hyderabad! Full toss on off, Warner smacks it over mid off for a boundary.
18.2 : Shivam Mavi to Abdul Samad, Full ball on off, Samad lifts it towards long off for a single.
18.14 : Shivam Mavi to Abdul Samad, FOUR! Excellent start to the over from Samad! 26 needed in 11 balls! Short and outside off, Samad cuts it over point for a boundary.
17.6 : Shivam Mavi will bowl the 19th over. 
Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Hyderabad are dealing in twos at the moment! Low full toss on middle, Warner drives it to long on for another couple. Excellent spell from Lockie Ferguson comes to an end.
17.5 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Slower full toss on middle, Warner heaves it towards deep mid-wicket for a couple.
17.4 : Lockie Ferguson to Abdul Samad, DROPPED! Will this prove costly for Kolkata? Andre Russell was the man! Good length ball outside off, Samad cuts it towards point. Russell dives but fails to take the catch and the ball goes to third man. Just a single.
17.3 : Lockie Ferguson to Abdul Samad, Very full ball outside off, Samad looks to drive but misses. Just 2 from the over so far. 
17.2 : Lockie Ferguson to Abdul Samad, Low full toss outside off, Samad punches it to the deep cover region for a couple. 
17.1 : Lockie Ferguson to Abdul Samad, Slower ball outside off, Samad looks to slog it away but misses. Good start to the over from Ferguson. 
16.6 : Varun Chakravarthy to David Warner, Flatter on middle, Warner tucks it wide of the long on region and picks up a couple. 37 needed in 3 overs. 
16.5 : Varun Chakravarthy to Abdul Samad, Short and outside off, Samad powers it to deep cover for a single.
16.44 : Varun Chakravarthy to Abdul Samad, FOUR! Smacked! A much-needed boundary for Hyderabad! Loopy ball on off, Samad dances down the track and then hammers it past the long off fielder for a boundary.
16.3 : Varun Chakravarthy to Abdul Samad, Floated on off, Abdul punches it to point. 
16.2 : Varun Chakravarthy to David Warner, Flatter one outside off, Warner punches it to cover for a single.
16.1 : Varun Chakravarthy to David Warner, Excellent work! Varun darts this one on the pads, Warner heaves it in front of the square leg region and picks up a couple as Tripathi does well to stop it.
15.6 : Pat Cummins to Abdul Samad, Good length ball on middle, Samad defends it back towards the bowler.
15.56 : Pat Cummins to Abdul Samad, SIX! What a shot that is! Samad is a powerful hitter of the ball and he has hit Cummins out of the park! Short ball around middle, Samad rocks on his back foot and then pulls it over the deep mid-wicket region for a maximum.
15.2 : DRINKS! Hyderabad are stuttering at the moment! They have lost 5 wickets and still need 55 in 28 balls. All hopes lie on David Warner now. Kolkata have done really well to come back after the Powerplay and they are on top at the moment. If they get the wicket of Warner now, they will surely have the game in the bag. Abdul Samad is the next man in.
15.4 : Pat Cummins to Abdul Samad, On a length on middle, Samad defends it back to the bowler.
15.3 : Pat Cummins to Abdul Samad, Short ball on middle, Samad pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a couple.
15.2w : Pat Cummins to Vijay Shankar, OUT! CAUGHT! A wicket finally for Pat Cummins! Just the third wicket in this season for him and he has picked up a wicket at the right time. Cummins bowls a short ball around off, Shankar looks to pull but gets a top edge which goes towards point. Gill settles himself under it and takes it. 
15.1 : Pat Cummins to Vijay Shankar, Good length ball on off, Shankar defends it to the off side.
14.6 : Kuldeep Yadav to Vijay Shankar, Shankar flicks this one to the mid-wicket region to retain the strike for the next over. Hyderabad require 55 runs in the last 5 overs.
14.5 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Warner works this one to the long on region to run across for a single.
14.4 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, IN THE AIR...SAFE! Warner is safe and the game is still alive for Hyderabad! Loopy ball around middle, Warner looks to reverse sweep this one but it comes off his top edge and goes towards the third man area. Varun Chakravarthy runs backwards and tries to scalp this one but misses. A couple taken.
14.3 : Kuldeep Yadav to Vijay Shankar, Tossed up ball around leg, Shankar flicks this one to the mid-wicket region to collect a single. 
14.2 : Kuldeep Yadav to Vijay Shankar, Loopy around leg, Shankar tucks this to the leg side for a couple.
14.1 : Andre Russell seems to have hurt his hamstring and it looks painful. Let's hope that he is fine. 
Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Flatter around middle, Warner pushes this one towards the long on region and they collect a single. They look for the second run but they decide not to take it in the end.
Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, WIDE! This is way outside the off stump. Wided by the umpire.
13.6 : Pat Cummins to David Warner, Warner pushes this one to the cover region to retain the strike for the next over. 100 up for Hyderabad. They require 64 runs in 36 balls.
13.54 : Pat Cummins to David Warner, FOUR! Warner is enjoying the pace that Cummins is offering him! This is a very well hit shot! On a good length around off, Warner lofts this one over the mid off fielder and it races away to the fence.
13.4 : Pat Cummins to Vijay Shankar, On a short length around middle, Shankar pulls this one towards the deep mid-wicket region for a single.
13.3 : Pat Cummins to Vijay Shankar, Good length ball around off, Shankar looks to work this one to the off side but it comes off the toe end of his bat and rolls over near the stumps. 
13.2 : Pat Cummins to David Warner, On a good length around middle, Warner works this one towards mid off for a single.
13.1 : Pat Cummins to David Warner, FOUR LEG BYES! Warner starts the over with a boundary! Cummins bowls a back of a length ball straying around the pads, Warner hops and flicks this one but misses and it comes off his pads past the diving keeper and it races away to the fence at fine leg.
12.6 : Kuldeep Yadav to Vijay Shankar, A dot to end as Shankar works this to the man stationed at mid-wicket. 75 required in 42 balls.
12.5 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Flatter ball outside off, Warner plays this one to the deep cover region for one.
12.4 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Tossed up ball outside off, Warner drives this one towards wide of long off and the batters collect two runs before the fielder can clean up in the deep.
12.3 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Short ball outside off, Warner cuts this one but it is to the man at point.
12.2 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Flatter around off, Warner punches this but it is straight to the man at covers.
12.1 : Kuldeep Yadav to Vijay Shankar, Loopy ball around off, Shankar taps it towards point and the batters race across for the single.
11.6 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, On a length outside off, Warner pushes it to the off side. 
11.5 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Full ball on the pads, Warner tucks it to deep square leg for a couple. 
11.4 : Lockie Ferguson to Vijay Shankar, On a length on off, Shankar guides it to third man for a single.
11.3 : Vijay Shankar walks out with his willow to bat for Hyderabad.
Lockie Ferguson to Manish Pandey, OUT! TIMBER! Where was Lockie Ferguson all this while? First game in the Indian T20 League, 2020 and has picked up three wickets and all have been big ones. This was a terrific delivery from Lockie Ferguson. A perfect yorker and it gets the better of Pandey. Ferguson bowls one on off, Pandey has no answer to it as he fails to dig it out and the ball goes onto hit the stumps. Terrific. 82 needed from 51 balls.
11.2 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Very full ball on the pads, Warner looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls to the off side for a leg bye.
10.6 : Kuldeep Yadav to Manish Pandey, On off, Manish drives it to long off for another run. 6 from Kuldeep's first. 
11.1 : Lockie Ferguson to Manish Pandey, Good length ball on off, Pandey pushes it to mid off for just a single.
10.5 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Loopy ball on off, Warner drives it to long off for a single.
10.4 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Full on middle, played back to the bowler. 
10.1 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Good start from Kuldeep Yadav! Brilliant! Floated on off, Warner looks to defend after coming down the track but it takes his pads and goes over the keeper. A leg bye taken.
10.2 : Kuldeep Yadav to Manish Pandey, Flighted ball on off, Pandey pushes it to point for a single.
10.3 : Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner, Tossed up outside off, Warner drives it through extra cover and picks up a couple before the fielder cuts it off. 
9.6 : Varun Chakravarthy to Manish Pandey, PLAY AND A MISS! Short ball outside off, Pandey looks to cut this one but misses it altogether. 90 needed in 10 overs.
9.5 : Varun Chakravarthy to David Warner, Tossed up around off, Warner drives this through the cover region for one run.
9.4 : Varun Chakravarthy to Manish Pandey, Short ball outside off, Pandey punches this one towards the point region and collect a single.
9.3 : Varun Chakravarthy to Manish Pandey, Flighted ball outside off, Pandey drives this through the cover region and the batters run well to come back for the second run.
9.2 : Manish Pandey comes out to bat, replacing Jonny Bairstow.
Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, OUT! CAUGHT! What an easy catch for Russell in the deep and Bairstow must be kicking himself for playing this shot! He should have stayed there and helped his skipper Warner but he departs. It is Chakravarthy who strikes. This is a loopy ball around off, Bairstow looks to go big and heaves this one towards the long off region. Andre Russell in the deep settles himself under this one and takes an easy catch.
9.1 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Floated around off, Bairstow pushes this one to the point region.
8.6 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Another dot to end the over as Warner tucks this one to the square leg region. A great over by Ferguson. Just the 2 runs and also the wicket of Priyam Garg.
8.5 : Lockie Ferguson to David Warner, Back of a length ball around leg, Warner hops and pushes this one to the leg side.
8.4 : David Warner makes his way out to the middle.
Lockie Ferguson to Priyam Garg, OUT! TIMBER! A great change of pace by Ferguson and this fetches him a wicket! Garg was not expecting this and he is completely foxed by the thinking of Ferguson! Garg makes some room to play this one but does not connect at all and does not anticipate this at all. Ferguson dishes a slower good length ball around off, Garg makes room to play this one but misses but Ferguson and the ball do not miss as this goes onto disturb the stumps behind. 
8.3 : Lockie Ferguson to Priyam Garg, On a good length on middle, Garg pushes this one to the man at mid-wicket.
8.2 : Lockie Ferguson to Jonny Bairstow, Bairstow plays this one to the off side to collect a single.
8.1 : Lockie Ferguson to Priyam Garg, On a good length on middle, Garg tucks this one to the leg side and the batters scamper through for the single. There is a throw at the non-striker's end but it is missed. A single in the end.
7.6 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, A dot to end the over as this short ball is played towards the point region. It comes off his bottom edge.
7.54 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Bairstow picks the gap this time! This is a very solid shot! Short ball outside off, Bairstow rocks on his back foot and cuts this one through point to fetch a boundary.
7.4 : Varun Chakravarthy to Priyam Garg, Floated around off, Garg pushes this one wide of long on for another single. 
7.3 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Flatter around off, Bairstow pulls this one towards the mid-wicket region for one run.
7.2 : Varun Chakravarthy to Priyam Garg, Flighted ball around off, Garg works this one to the deep cover area for one.
7.1 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Loopy ball around off, Bairstow drives this one to the deep cover region for a single.
6.6 : Lockie Ferguson to Jonny Bairstow, Good length ball on middle, Bairstow pushes it down to long on for a single.
6.5 : Lockie Ferguson to Jonny Bairstow, PLAY AND A MISS! Back of a length ball outside off, Bairstow looks to cut but misses. 
6.4 : Lockie Ferguson to Jonny Bairstow, Fullish ball on off, Bairstow pushes it to cover.
6.3 : Lockie Ferguson to Priyam Garg, On a length on off, Garg guides it to third man for a single.
6.2 : Lockie Ferguson to Priyam Garg, Good length ball on off, Garg defends it to cover. 
0.0 : Who walks out to bat for Hyderabad now? Will it be Warner or Pandey? No, it is a surprise as Priyam Garg walks out into the middle.
6.1w : Lockie Ferguson to Kane Williamson, OUT! CAUGHT! How many times have we seen a break getting a wicket? Lockie Ferguson in his first game strikes on his first ball. Williamson clearly was struggling with his injury and he was going to play his shots and this time he perished. Short ball outside off, Williamson looks to cut and times it well too but it goes towards Nitish Rana at third man who takes a simple catch. 
5.6 : DRINKS! This is exactly the start that Hyderabad required and their new opening pair of Bairstow and Williamson have delivered so far. Hyderabad will be hoping that these two can continue their ferocious approach and continue batting the same way. Kolkata have not started off well with the ball as they have allowed Hyderabad to collect 58 runs in the Powerplay. They will need to break this partnership if they are to choke the batting of Hyderabad. Lockie Ferguson is introduced into the attack fo
Shivam Mavi to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Beautifully done! Nice way to end the Powerplay! Good length ball outside off, Bairstow cuts it through the point and the short third man fielder for a boundary. Hyderabad are 58 for 0 at the end of the Powerplay. They need 106 in 14 overs. 
5.5 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, Full and outside off, Kane drives it wide of mid off and crosses over for a single.
5.4 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, On a length outside off, Williamson guides it to short third man.
5.3 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, Very full ball on middle, Kane works it to mid on.
Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, WIDE! Good length ball outside off, Williamson lets it go to the keeper. Wided.
0.0 : Shivam Mavi is back on. His figures so far read 1-0-10-0.
5.26 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, SIX! Wow, that is some shot! Hamstring injury, what is that says Williamson! Good length ball on off, Williamson shuffles across and then paddles it over the fine leg region for a maximum. 50 up for Hyderabad.
5.1 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, Good length ball on off, Kane punches it to point.
4.64 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Poor bowling from Pat Cummins! Hyderabad have raced to 46 for 0 at the end of 5 overs. Short on middle, Bairstow pulls it to the deep square leg region for a boundary. 
4.5 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, PLAY AND A MISS! Good length ball outside off, Bairstow looks to drive it off the back foot but fails to get any bat on it.
4.4 : Pat Cummins to Kane Williamson, Back of a length ball on middle, Kane nudges it to deep square leg for a single.
4.3 : Pat Cummins to Kane Williamson, Full down the leg side, Williamson looks to flick but misses. 
4.24 : Pat Cummins to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Majestic shot! Williamson is looking so good, despite that injury. Full on middle, Williamson chips it over the mid-wicket fielder for a boundary. 
4.1 : Pat Cummins to Kane Williamson, Full ball outside off, Williamson drives it through extra cover. Williamson is struggling with an injury but still makes it back for the second.
3.6 : Pat Cummins is back on.
Andre Russell to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Whacked! Shortish on middle, Bairstow smashes it to the deep mid-wicket region for a boundary. 13 runs from the 4th over and this has been a good start from Hyderabad. 
3.54 : Andre Russell to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! This is poor bowling from Russell! Cannot bowl there to Bairstow! Full on the pads, Jonny flicks it over short fine leg for a boundary. 
3.4 : Andre Russell to Jonny Bairstow, Short ball on middle, Bairstow pulls but finds short fine leg. 
3.3 : Andre Russell to Kane Williamson, Short on middle, Williamson pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
3.2 : Andre Russell to Kane Williamson, Good length ball on off, Kane taps it to point. 
3.14 : Andre Russell to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Lovely shot from Kane Williamson! He is struggling with his running due to an injury but that does not seem to trouble him with his shot-making. Back of a length ball outside off, Williamson punches it through cover for a boundary.
2.6 : Andre Russell will bowl now for Kolkata. 
Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Flatter outside off, Bairstow waits on his back foot and then looks to cut but misses. 
2.5 : Varun Chakravarthy to Kane Williamson, Up in the air but safe! Loopy ball on middle, Williamson is early into the shot but it lobs towards deep mid-wicket where it lands safely. Just a single.
2.4 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Flatter on middle, Bairstow works it to deep square leg for a single.
2.34 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Bairstow is looking to unsettle Chakravarthy! Back-to-back boundaries for Bairstow! Loopy ball on middle, Bairstow goes on his knees and then sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a boundary. 
2.24 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR! Nicely swept away! Floated on middle, Bairstow goes on his knees and then sweeps it to the deep square leg region for a boundary. 
2.1 : Varun Chakravarthy to Jonny Bairstow, Tossed up on middle, Bairstow works it to short fine leg.
1.6 : Varun Chakravarthy is introduced into the attack for the first time today. 
Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Third man has a bit of work to do there but does not get there! Good length ball outside off, Williamson cuts it through cover-point and picks up a boundary. 10 from the second over. 
1.54 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Handsomely played from Williamson! Brilliant way to get the first boundary of the innings! Good length ball on middle, Williamson makes room and then creams the drive through the covers for a boundary.
1.4 : Shivam Mavi to Jonny Bairstow, Short ball on off, Bairstow moves a little forward and then pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
1.3 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, Good length ball on off, Williamson gets off the mark by pushing it down to mid off for a single.
1.2 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, EDGY! Williamson has to be careful! Good length ball outside off, Williamson looks to cut but it takes the underedge and goes to the keeper on the bounce.
1.1 : Shivam Mavi to Kane Williamson, Mavi starts with a good length ball outside off, Williamson cuts but finds the point fielder.
0.6 : Who will partner Cummins with the new ball for Kolkata? It will be Shivam Mavi.
Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, Two to end the over! Still a good one for Kolkata! Good length ball on middle, Bairstow works it to deep mid-wicket for a couple. 
0.5 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, Cracker of a bouncer from Cummins! He digs it on middle, Bairstow ducks under it. Can he end the over well?
0.4 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, Four dots in a row! Length ball on middle, Bairstow defends it back to the bowler. 
0.3 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, Good length ball on middle, Bairstow strides forward and blocks it out towards mid on. Good start from Pat Cummins. 
0.1 : We are back for the chase! The openers of Hyderabad, Kane Williamson and Jonny Bairstow walk out into the middle. A change in the openers for Hyderabad. Pat Cummins will start proceedings with the ball for Kolkata. Off we go...
0.2 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, On a length on middle, Bairstow defends it back to the bowler. 
0.1 : Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow, PLAY AND A MISS! Good length ball outside off, Bairstow looks to cut but fails to get any bat on it.