Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi star in Kolkata Knight Riders' victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad [Photos]

Check out the best photos from the IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders

FirstCricket Staff April 12, 2021 12:36:44 IST
Nitish Rana played an important role with the bat as his team Kolkata Knight Riders began their IPL 2021 campaign with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sportzpics
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Nitish Rana played an important role with the bat as his team Kolkata Knight Riders began their IPL 2021 campaign with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sportzpics
While Rana scored 80 off just 56 balls with nine fours and four sixes, Rahul Tripathi also made a fine contribution of 53. Both shared a 93-run partnership after the fall of opener Shubman Gill. Sportzpics
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While Rana scored 80 off just 56 balls with nine fours and four sixes, Rahul Tripathi also made a fine contribution of 53. Both shared a 93-run partnership after the fall of opener Shubman Gill. Sportzpics
Rashid Khan was the most impressive bowler for SRH. He picked two wickets for just 24 runs in his four overs. He got rid of dangerous Andre Russell cheaply in the match. Sportzpics
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Rashid Khan was the most impressive bowler for SRH. He picked two wickets for just 24 runs in his four overs. He got rid of dangerous Andre Russell cheaply in the match. Sportzpics
There was a mini collapse for KKR in the death overs but Dinesh Karthik played an important cameo as his knock of 22 off just nine ball helped his team to post 187/6 in 20 overs. Sportzpics
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There was a mini collapse for KKR in the death overs but Dinesh Karthik played an important cameo as his knock of 22 off just nine ball helped his team to post 187/6 in 20 overs. Sportzpics
SRH lost both their openers quickly but then Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey did their best to keep the chase going. Bairstow ended up making 55 off 40 balls. Sportzpics
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SRH lost both their openers quickly but then Jonny Bairstow and Manish Pandey did their best to keep the chase going. Bairstow ended up making 55 off 40 balls. Sportzpics
Once SRH lost Bairstow, the chase became difficult for the team. Manish Pandey remained unbeaten on 61 but he didn't get much help from others. Sportzpics
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Once SRH lost Bairstow, the chase became difficult for the team. Manish Pandey remained unbeaten on 61 but he didn't get much help from others. Sportzpics
Abdul Samad played a few big hits when he came to the crease but it was too late for SRH. In the end, KKR won the match by 10 runs. Sportzpics
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Abdul Samad played a few big hits when he came to the crease but it was too late for SRH. In the end, KKR won the match by 10 runs. Sportzpics