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IPL 2021: Rana, Tripathi shine in perfect KKR victory over SRH

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KKR win

Chennai: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in their IPL match here on Sunday.

Put in to bat, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 187 for 6, riding on half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi.

Rana top-scored with a 56-ball 80 while Tripathi also hit a half century with a 29-ball 53. Dinesh Karthik chipped in with a 9-ball 22 not out.

SRH made a fine late comeback with Rashid Khan leading the way with figures of 2/24. Mohammad Nabi also took two wickets for 32 runs.

Chasing 188 for a win, SRH could score 177 for 5 with Manish Pandey top-scoring with 61 not out of 44 balls. Jonny Bairstow made a 40-ball 55.

Brief Scores: KKR: 187 for 6 in 20 overs (Nitish Rana 80, Rahul Tripathi 53; Rashid Khan 2/24, Mohammad Nabi 2/32).

SRH: 177 for 5 in 20 overs (Johnny Bairstow 55, Manish Pandey 61 not out; Prasidh Krishna 2/35).

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