MUMBAI, APRIL 16 (HUS). Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer said it was a bad day for his bowlers after suffering a seven-wicket loss against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday.
Superb half-centuries from Rahul Tripathi (71) and Aiden Markram (68 not out) helped Sunrisers Hyderabad chase down a target of 176 runs at the Brabourne Stadium here on Friday with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
After the match Shreyas Iyer said, “I was feeling very tired. I thought it was a good score. To be honest, Tripathi came and changed the match and didn’t let us settle. Their bowlers did well as the ball was seaming.
Iyer said, “As batsmen, we did well towards the end of the powerplay and put in a good effort as a batting unit. We had a bad day as a bowling unit though.”
Let us inform that thanks to the excellent innings of Rahul Tripathi (71) and Aidan Markram (68 not out), Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in the 25th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. In this match, KKR, batting first, scored 175 runs for 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In reply, Hyderabad achieved the target in 17.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets.