Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain Kane Williamson has had an awful run with the bat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and his poor form continued in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
The 61st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is being played between Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Shreyas Iyer-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
In the Indian Premier League 2022 so far, SRH captain Williamson has scored just 208 runs at a poor average of 18.91 and an awful strike rate of 92.85.
Meanwhile, he was dismissed on the second ball of the 6th over of the match by Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Andre Russell and he was able to score just 9 runs off 17 balls, including one four.
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder delivered a length ball aiming straight at the stumps and the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain shuffled across to play a scoop shot and he completely missed his shot and lost his stumps.
Kolkata Knight Riders score 177/6 while batting first vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders openers Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane were able to add only 17 runs together as the former was cleaned by Marco Jansen in the second over. However, Nitish Rana’s aggressive intent in the powerplay helped KKR score 55/1.
Jammu and Kashmir express pacer Umran Malik helped SRH make a comeback as he produced a double-wicket over in the 8th over by dismissing Nitish Rana and Ajinkya Rahane. Also, he dismissed KKR captain Shreyas Iyer in the 10th over.
In the end, Andre Russell’s brilliant unbeaten 49 runs knock and Sam Billings’ good 35 runs innings helped Kolkata Knight Riders score 177/6.
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