KKR aiming to halt SRH winning run

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Bhunvneshwar Kumar (3-26) was the pick of an impressive bowling unit on his return from injury, though Shakib and towering Australia seamer Billy Stanlake, who found real pace and carry, also impressed with figures of 2-21. Bhuvneshwar returned to the Sunrisers line-up in place of Sandeep Sharma, who had replaced him in the last game.

Karnataka fast bowler Prasidh Krishna has been roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders as a replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti for the remaining matches of the ongoing 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Manish Pandey did not last long as he was trapped LBW by Yuzvendra Chahal for four in the ninth over. Chawla took those wickets in 17 games including a 4-wicket haul. He scored 341 runs against them in 10 IPL innings with three fifties. At the end of Powerplay, SRH were 46/2 still needing 93 runs for victory. This was SRH's first triumph at the Eden in five attempts and their third straight victory this season. "The younger talent of the team will particularly benefit from Nayar's experience and mentoring", KKR CEO Venky Mysore tweeted, without specifying Nayar's role.

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Lynn was the lone KKR crusader in the middle but a sensational diving catch by Shakib off his own bowling denied the Australian a half-century as the star Bangladeshi cricketer once again did his job in the middle overs.

KKR showed defensive strategy early on to hold back their in-form opener Narine, a move that did not help much as their batting order did not seem convincing with U-19 World Cup victor Shivam Mavi coming in at No 7. KKR leads the IPL head to head against DD by 12-8. Two great catches, owe Manish Pandey a couple of beers.

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