Gautam Gambhir © AFP (FIle photo)
Gautam Gambhir © AFP (FIle photo)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were 63 for 2 after 9 overs in their chase of 163, against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the IPL 2016 Eliminator match. The match is being played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi, and the winner of this game will face Gujarat Lions (GL) in the Qualifier 2 at the same venue on Friday. Gautam Gambhir was going strong on not out, whereas Manish Pandey had joined his captain in the middle after Colin Munro was run out by Yuvraj Singh. KKR needed 100 runs off 66 balls with 8 wickets in hand, but it looks like it will be a tricky chase with SRH keeping the run rate below 6 in the last 5 overs. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), IPL 2016 Eliminator, at New Delhi

Gambhir was batting on 28 off 27 with 2 boundaries and a six, whereas Pandey was on 1 off 2 balls.Robin Uthappa was dismissed for 11, whereas Munro was run out for 16. Live Cricket Blog & Updates: SRH vs KKR, IPL 2016, Eliminator at Delhi

Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) were propelled to 162 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs. Yuvraj Singh top scored with a fluent 44 off 30 balls, which was studded with 8 boundaries and 1 six. Moises Henriques scored 31 off 21 balls with 2 sixes and 1 four, whereas Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner managed 28 off as many balls.

Kuldeep Yadav was expensive, as he gave away 35 runs off his 4 overs but managed to scalp 3 crucial wickets. KKR’s lanky fast bowlers Morne Morkel and Jason Holder bagged 2 wickets each for 31 and 33 runs respectively off their 4 overs each.