Kolkata Knight Riders handed an enormous loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad in Match 61 of IPL 2022 on Saturday (Might 14) on the MCA, Pune.
Among the many poor performers for Hyderabad was their captain Kane Williamson.
Williamson scored simply 9 off 17 balls, persevering with his poor present within the match. And he was very poor as captain as nicely. Kane forgot to maintain a pacer for the final over and threw the ball to off-spinner Washington Sundar when Andre Russell was on strike. Russell smashed 20 off that over and took the whole to 177/6 in 20 overs.
With this loss, SRH have now misplaced 5 matches on the trot. They’d began the season with 3 back-to-back losses however resurrected the marketing campaign with 5 consecutive wins. Nevertheless, their playoff hopes are getting thinner by each sport now.
SRH followers roasted Williamson for his poor present within the sport and the match. Verify reactions beneath:
Kabhi toh khel lia kr Kane Williamson _#IPL2022
— third Umpire (@drsoperator) Might 14, 2022
Kane Williamson received all of the matches for opponents
— kashyap (@KashyapSuraaj) Might 14, 2022
Because of Kane Williamson who batted so nicely and made such good captaincy choices like bowling a spinner in twentieth over.
— Arun (@ManUtdSZN) Might 14, 2022
These are my inquiries to @SunRisers
1. Precisely what’s the function for Kane Williamson?2. Is Brian Lara teaching the batsmen?3. Do you notice your center oder batsmen are worse than the opposite groups?4. Who’s deciding on the staff?#IPL2022 #SRH
— Rakeeb Noordeen (@RkbSaji) Might 14, 2022
@SunRisers Kane Williamson needs to be accountable for the losses.
Does he really feel accountability for losses.
Actually in seek for Williamson, you misplaced David Warner.
— Akshay_Official __ (@ImAkshaychary) Might 14, 2022
It was Russell’s unbeaten 49 off 28 balls that took KKR to 177 for six in 20 overs after being down and out at 94 for five.
In reply, SRH have been by no means within the hunt as they huffed and puffed their technique to 123 for 8 towards a collective bowling effort from Shreyas Iyer’s males with the flamboyant Jamaican ending with finest figures of three for 22.
Umesh Yadav (1/19 in 4 overs), Tim Southee (2/23 in 4 overs), Varun Chakravarthy (1/25 in 4 overs) and Sunil Narine (1/34 in 4 overs) — all caught to their respective sport plans with near-perfect executions over after over.
6_th victory of the #TATAIPL 2022 for @KKRiders! _ _
The @ShreyasIyer15-led unit register their second win on the bounce as they beat #SRH by 54 runs to bag 2_ extra factors. _ _ #KKRvSRH
Scorecard _ https://t.co/BGgtxVmUNl pic.twitter.com/A98elu6lIK
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) Might 14, 2022
KKR now have 12 factors from 13 video games with a web run-rate of +0.160 and moved to sixth place.
With Rajasthan Royals (14 from 12) and RCB (14 from 13 video games) having likelihood to maneuver up, even a victory is unlikely to be sufficient for Shah Rukh Khan owned franchise which performed its thirteenth ‘first XI’ mixture in as many video games. For Sunrisers, 10 factors from 12 video games with a dismal NRR of -0.270 implies that even two huge wins and 14 factors may not be sufficient after 5 straight defeats.
Whereas he’s a sentimental favorite amongst Indian cricket lovers, loads of SRH’s poor batting present may very well be attributed to skipper Kane Williamson’s nightmarish season that has yielded solely 208 runs in 12 video games at a median of lower than 19 and a strike-rate of 92.85. Williamson (9 off 17 balls) has been SRH’s weakest hyperlink this season and his failure on the high of the order has been one of many greatest causes for his or her stoop.
It was an ordeal for Williamson until Russell bowled one on the stumps to finish his distress. Rahul Tripathi (9 off 1 balls) additionally appeared scratchy at the same time as Abhishek Sharma (43 off 28 balls) attacked Sunil Narine, hitting him for 2 sixes.
It was Tim Southee’s sensible reflex return catch that ended Tripathi’s innings. On the midway stage, SRH weren’t in a really comfy place at 66 for 2 and even the statistic of groups chasing (highest profitable chase of 170) on the Gahunje Stadium did not paint an altogether rosy image.
As soon as Abhishek was dismissed by Varun Chakaravarthy (1/25) and Narine took a tremendous return catch to dismiss SRH’s huge hope Nicholas Pooran (2), there wasn’t a lot resistance from the remainder of the batters. Earlier, Umran Malik was again in his groove after a couple of forgettable outings as he ran by way of KKR’s top-order however Russell together with Sam Billings (34 off 29 balls) added 63 runs for the sixth wicket to provide the whole a semblance of respectability after KKR have been in hassle at 94 for five. KKR added 58 runs within the final 5 overs, primarily resulting from Russell as he hit three sixes off three full-tosses bowled by off-break bowler Washington Sundar (0/40 in 4 overs).
With PTI inputs