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KKR vs SRH - 23 March 2024 - KKR won by 4 runs

KKR vs SRH: Kolkata Knight Riders Won by 4 Runs

In the electrifying atmosphere of Eden Gardens, Kolkata, the third match of the season unfolded between KKR vs SRH.

Let check out KKR vs SRH head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Eden Gardens

The Pacers have picked 503 wickets in the 86 matches played at this venue. While spinners have picked 378 wickets in the 86 matches.

25 games played between the KKR and SRH. KKR has managed to win on 16 occasions while SRH has managed to win on 9 occasions.

Toss

KKR vs SRH - Shreyas Iyer and Pat Cummins toss moment
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The clash saw SRH winning the toss and opting to bowl first, setting the stage for a high-voltage encounter.

Around 86 matches played at Eden Gardens, 35 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st) while 51 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).

KKR Team

Phil Salt (wk)Sunil NarineVenkatesh Iyer
Shreyas Iyer (c)Nitish RanaRamandeep Singh
Rinku SinghAndre RussellMitchell Starc
Suyash SharmaHarshit RanaVarun Chakaravarthy

SRH Team

Pat Cummins (c)Mayank AgarwalRahul Tripathi
Aiden MarkramHeinrich Klaasen (wk)Abdul Samad
Shahbaz AhmedMarco JansenBhuvneshwar Kumar
Mayank MarkandeAbhishek SharmaT Natarajan

First Innings

KKR’s Batting

Andre Russell delivering a blistering 64* off 25 balls
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KKR’s batsmen rose to the occasion, with Andre Russell delivering a blistering 64* off 25 balls, showcasing his power-hitting prowess.

Phil Salt provided stability with a well-crafted 54 off 40 balls. While Ramandeep Singh’s quickfire 35 off 17 balls propelled KKR to a formidable score.

SRH’s Bowling

T Natarajan claiming 3 wickets for 32 runs in his 4-over spell
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SRH’s bowlers had their moments too, with T Natarajan leading the pack, claiming 3 wickets for 32 runs in his 4-over spell.

Mayank Markande supported well, taking 2 wickets for 39 runs, and Pat Cummins chipped in with a crucial wicket.

Second Innings

SRH’s Batting

Heinrich Klaasen scoring a rapid 63 off 29 balls
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Chasing the target, SRH’s Heinrich Klaasen fought valiantly, scoring a rapid 63 off 29 balls.

Abhishek Sharma and Mayank Agarwal both contributed 32 runs each, but it wasn’t enough to cross the finish line.

KKR’s Bowling

Harshit Rana taking 3 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs
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KKR’s bowlers held their nerve in the final overs, with Harshit Rana taking 3 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs.

Andre Russell, not content with just his batting heroics, also took 2 wickets for 25 runs in 2 overs.

Sunil Narine’s took 1 wicket for 19 in 4 overs helped in tightening the screws on the opposition.

Man of the Match

KKR vs SRH 2024: Andre Russell is the Man of the Match
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In a nail-biting finish, KKR emerged victorious by a slender margin of 4 runs, with Andre Russell’s all-round performance earning him the Man of the Match title.

This victory was a testament to KKR’s tenacity and strategic prowess, marking a memorable win in front of their home crowd.

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