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IPL 2017 Eliminator | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Play disrupted due to rain

IPL Score And Ball-by-ball Commentary From The Eliminator Match Between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) And Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) At Chinnaswamy Stadium In Bengaluru.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 17 May 2017, 10:23:55 PM
IPL 2017 | SRH vs KKR: A combination photo shows Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner and Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir.

New Delhi:

Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders are engaged in an encounter with title holders Sunrisers Hyderabad in the eliminator at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The winner of Wednesday's match will face Mumbai Indians who suffered a 20-run defeat at the hands of Rising Pune Supergiant on Tuesday. 

For KKR, it would take a significant turnaround to reach the second qualifier after they lost four out of seven matches in the latter half of the season. 

Defending champions Sunrisers, on the other hand, won eight games while lost five in their 14 league games to end the league stage at third position with 17 points.

Live Scorecard: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The team cemented their play-offs berth on the back of a superb eight-wicket win over Gujarat Lions in their last league match.

Here are the live updates of the SRH vs KKR match:


The scores were updated till 9.42pm as the rain disrupted the commencement of Kolkata Knight Riders innings

Likely scenarios

# No reserve day for the eliminator and qualifiers. There's one for the final

# If KKR innings is reduced to 5 overs, it should start by 12.58am due to the rule of extra time of 120 minutes

# If the game fails to start by 12.58am, both teams will play a Super Over, which has to start latest by 1.26am

# If the Super Over is not possible, SRH (17 points) go through to the Qualifier as they finished above KKR (16 points) in the points table


There is a continuous drizzle and covers have not been removed from the pitch. 


SRH final score 128/7


Coulter-Nile to Jordan, out Caught&Bowled 


Coulter-Nile to Vijay Shankar, out Caught by Suryakumar Yadav


Boult to Naman Ojha, SIX, to long on


Boult to Vijay Shankar, FOUR, to long on


100 comes up for Sunrisers in 15.5 overs. Vijay Shankar and Naman Ojha at the crease


U Yadav to Yuvraj, out Caught by Chawla!!


Chawla to Yuvraj, FOUR, to long off


Chawla to Yuvraj, FOUR, to long off


Chawla to Warner, out Bowled!!


Coulter-Nile to Williamson, out Caught by Suryakumar Yadav!!


Narine to Warner, SIX, to long on


Sunrisers Hyderabad: 63/1 in 10.1 overs


Coulter-Nile to Williamson, SIX, to deep square leg


Coulter-Nile to Williamson, FOUR, to deep mid wicket


Y Pathan to Williamson, FOUR, to deep extra cover 


U Yadav to Dhawan, out Caught by Uthappa!!


U Yadav to Dhawan, FOUR


Boult to Warner, FOUR, to long on


Trentt Boult to attack KKR from the other end


Four!!! David Warner begins. SRH get 7 runs from the first over


The usual combination for SRH. David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan open the innings for defending champions. Umesh Yadav starts for KKR


Kolkata Knight Riders win toss, opt to bowl vs Sunrisers Hyderabad


Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishank Jaggi, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh, Vijay Shankar, Naman Ojha(w), Chris Jordan, Bipul Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul

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First Published : 17 May 2017, 06:49:00 PM