Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in a super over in an IPL match on Sunday. With this the team has gained two important points. After losing the toss, Kolkata batted first and scored 163 runs. The Sunrisers got off to a good start by batting with a new opening pair in the form of Kane Williamson and Johnny Bearstore, but then Kolkata pacer Lucky Ferguson could return the match to his team with his superb bowling. He took three important wickets for just four runs in four overs.
IPL 2020, SRH vs KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in Super Over
Hyderabad needed 16 runs to win the last over but the team could only manage 117 runs and the match was tied. Not only that, the magic of his bowling was also seen in the super over where he ended the innings with two wickets for two runs off three balls. The special thing is that Ferguson was playing his first match in this IPL. In the Super Over, Kolkata won the match by three runs off four balls. This was the third super over of this IPL.
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In the super over, Ferguson returned Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner to the pavilion with the first ball. He gave Warner a clean bowler. Abdul Samad took two runs in the next ball. Ferguson also bowled Samad in the third ball. Thus, Hyderabad gave Kolkata a target of three runs in the super over.
Then magician spinner Rashid Khan came to bowl in the super over for Hyderabad. He bowled brilliantly with just one run off the first three balls. After that, two runs came in the form of leg bye in the fourth ball and Kolkata won the match. Lucky Ferguson was also named Man of the Match for his superb bowling.
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