The 47th match of IPL 2023 was played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday (May 4). In this match Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs. Kolkata Knight Riders teams were facing each other. The Kolkata team, who suffered the shock of defeat in the previous match, won this match against Hyderabad by 5 runs. 4th win of the season with this. The KKR captain looked very happy with the win. Nitish Rana reacts after the victory.
KKR team won the toss and batted first in this match. He scored 171 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing this challenge, the Hyderabad team could only score 166 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. From KKR this time Varun Chakraborty bowled 4 overs and took 1 wicket spending 20 runs. For this he was honored with the Man of the Match Award. Thus KKR won the match by 5 runs. At this time, the captain Nitish Rana said that how KKR snatched the victory from the mouth of Hyderabad.
After the match, captain Nitish Rana said, “We bowled some loose overs and gambled with Shardul and Vaibhav. Both of them were successful in dismissing the set batsmen. That’s how we came back in this match. We had to dismiss them because if they had kept batting till the end, the match would have been out of our hands for sure.”
Speaking further, Rana spoke about how he believed in the spinners and made a comeback. He also revealed how he selects bowlers and returns from bowling. He said, “I was in doubt whether I wanted to use a spinner or a fast bowler. I supported my spinners to do this. I always look at who is the best spinner in the game and that’s how I decide who to bring back that day.”
Varun Chakaravarthy is adjudged Player of the Match for his bowling figures of 1/20 as #KKR snatch a thrilling victory.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 4, 2023
Fourth match in pocket
In fact, this match marked Kolkata’s fourth win of the tournament. Kolkata team has played 10 matches so far. In this he has lost 6 matches. Currently their team is in eighth position with 8 points and -0.103 net run rate. (ipl 2023 kkr vs srh captain nitish rana reaction after winning against sunrisers hyderabad know here)
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