Live Updates

  • 12:27 AM IST

    THAT’s IT! SRH win their first match at Eden Gardens against KKR. They win the match by 5 wickets and now top the points table.

  • 12:13 AM IST

    FIFTY ! Kane Williamson brings up his 4th IPL half-century. His 50 taking 43-balls, inclusive of 4 fours and one six.

  • 12:06 AM IST

    OUT! Piyush Chawla gets Shakib Al Hasan. Loss in concentration by Shakib. He made 27 off 21. But KKR would feel it one wicket too late. SRH are in clear command of the match now. Williamson is nearing his 4th IPL fifty

  • 12:00 AM IST

    KKR vs SRH, Updates: Kane Williamson and Shakib Al Hasan have somewhat taken Sunrisers Hyderabad to safety. The pair have added 48 runs in no time. Williamson is nearing his half-century. India’s Under-19 star Shivam Mavi has been called onto bowl.

  • 11:34 PM IST

    OUT! Manish Pandey falls for 4. Kuldeep Yadav traps Pandey for 4. KKR have made a strong comeback in the match. Kane Williamson will be a worried man in the middle.

  • 11:19 PM IST

    OUT! Sunil Narine gets his second wicket. Shikhar Dhawan is cleaned by him. The ball ricocheted off his pad and onto his stumps. This was his 99th wicket for KKR.

  • 11:11 PM IST

    OUT! Sunil Narine gets an early breakthrough. Wriddhiman Saha made 15-ball 24. Shikhar Dhawan will now be joined by Kane Williamson. SRH need 107 off 100.

  • 11:07 PM IST

    KKR vs SRH, Updates: Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha are out in the middle for SRH. It should not be a hard total to reach for SRH. KKR must pick early wickets to make a game of this match.

  • 10:40 PM IST
    KKR vs SRH, Updates: SRH need 139 to win. This has been another top-notch show by their bowlers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar leading the pack with 3 wickets. Billy Stanlake and Shakib Al Hasan picking 2 wickets each. Only Chris Lynn showed some resistance with 49 runs.
  • 10:22 PM IST

    OUT! Shubman Gill departs for just 3 runs. This has been a poor batting performance by KKR. It will be interesting to know, who is taking the shots at change in batting lineup. Shivam Mavi is out in the middle.

  • 10:06 PM IST

    OUT! Andre Russell falls after hitting a six. Nothing shot by him. Billy Stanlake was brought onto bowl to pick Russell’s wicket. Manish Pandey takes his second blinder of the match. Shubman Gill is out in the middle.

  • 9:52 PM IST

    OUT! Sunil Narine was living dangerously. He perishes trying to hit Shakib over the long off region. Narine has earlier survived a catch on the previous ball. Dinesh Karthik is out in the middle. Lynn is batting on 47.

  • 9:34 PM IST

    OUT! Super catch by Manish Pandey. Nitish Rana falls for 18. Billy Stanlake gets his first wicket. The rain-break has done SRH more benefit than KKR. Sunil Narine comes out at 4.

  • 9:29 PM IST

    KKR vs SRH, Updates: Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana are out in the middle. Billy Stanlake will start proceeding for SRH after the rain-break. Hopefully we don’t have another stoppage in play.

  • 9:16 PM IST

    Play will resume at 9.30 IST. There will be no loss of overs.

  • 9:12 PM IST

    The rain has stopped and covers are coming off. We might have a truncated game.

  • 8:33 PM IST

    It has started to rain in Kolkata. The covers are on

  • 8:22 PM IST

    KKR vs SRH, Updates: This has been a tough run of spell for KKR. Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana have just not been able to get a move on. Billy Stanlake in particular has stifled hosts batsmen. Important that Kolkata do not lose wickets before the arrival of Rashid Khan.

  • 8:12 PM IST

    OUT! Review goes in favour of SRH. Robin Uthappa goes for 3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets his first wicket. The change in batting order did not work for KKR. Nitish Rana is out in the middle.

  • 8:01 PM IST

    KKR vs SRH, Updates: Robin Uthappa and Chris Lynn will open the innings for KKR. NO Sunil Narine today. Bhuvneshwar Kumar will open the attack for SRH. There are two India U-19 players making their IPL debuts; Shivam Mavi and Shubman Gill.

  • 7:59 PM IST

    Muralitharan rings the Eden Gardens bell to commence play.

  • 7:53 PM IST

    FYI, SRH have never won a match against KKR at Eden Gardens.

  • 7:46 PM IST

    For SRH, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is making a comeback.

  • 7:46 PM IST

    Mitchell Johnson is back in the playing XI for KKR.

  • 7:46 PM IST

    Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi are making their KKR debut.

  • 7:41 PM IST

    KKR XI: C Lynn, S Narine, R Uthappa, N Rana, D Karthik, S Gill, A Russell, M Johnson, S Mavi, P Chawla, K Yadav

  • 7:39 PM IST

    SRH XI: W Saha, S Dhawan, K Williamson, M Pandey, S Al Hasan, D Hooda, Y Pathan, B Kumar, R Khan, S Kaul, B Stanlake

  • 7:32 PM IST

    TOSS: Sunrisers Hyderabad win toss, Williamson opts to field


Robin Uthappa © AFP
Robin Uthappa © AFP

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad latest updates: Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the VIVO IPL 2018. We head to the Match No. 10 of the tournament with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) taking on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Sunrisers Hyderabad are leading the points table with 2 wins from as many games. Kolkata Knight Riders are coming off a narrow defeat against Chennai Super (CSK). Kolkata have an psychological advantage over Sunrisers Hyderbad, having won 8 games and lost 4.

Ahead of the clash against SRH, Prasidh Krishna has been roped in by KKR as a replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Nagarkoti was one India Under-19 star players to bag in IPL contract. Krishna has plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket.

Kolkata have hinted towards bringing in Mitchell Johnson back in the playing XI. Rinku Singh too can face the axe, and Shubman Gill could get a game ahead. SRH are unlikely to make any changes to their winning combination.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad squads:

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tom Curran, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Johnson, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishank Jaggi, Nitish Rana, Vinay Kumar, Apoorva Wankhede, Cameron Delport

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad: Kane Williamson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, Thangarasu Natarajan, Mohammad Nabi, Basil Thampi, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Bipul Sharma, Mehedi Hasan