Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs
Kolkata, Apr 15 (PTI) Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs in their Indian Premier League match, here today.
Chasing a challenging 173-run target, Sunrisers Hyderabad could reach 155 for six in their allotted 20 overs with Kolkata bowlers putting on a commendable performance.
For Hyderabad, David Warner and Yuvraj Singh top scored with identical 26 each.
Earlier, Robin Uthappa struck a gritty 68 off 39 balls to help the Knight Riders recover from a jittery start and post 172 for six.
Despite seeing off openers — Sunil Narine and Gautam Gambhir — early, the Sunrisers bowlers failed to make further in-roads in the middle overs and the Karnataka duo of Uthappa and Manish Pandey (46) put on a solid 77-run partnership from 52 balls.