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From Sania Mirza To Shane Watson, Twitterati Went Berserk Over Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Great Win Last Night

Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for the finale of Indian Premier League 2018 after beating Kolkata Knight Riders in the semi finale last night by 13 runs. The match was held at the Eden Garden of Kolkata. Surnisers Hyderabad once again proved that they can defend any target with their exceptional bowling skills.

Sunil Narine, the star player of the team scored quick 26 runs in 13 balls. Nitish Rana scored 22 runs in 16 balls. The skipper of the team, Dinesh Karthik went back to pavilion after a few balls. Shubman Gill (30), Piyush Chawla (12), and the rest of the players, couldn’t contribute much to the scores and fell short of 13 runs.

In the second innings of the match, Rashid Khan made it difficult for the batsmen of Kolkata Knight Riders to chase the target runs. He went on to take three big wickets last night.

The first innings were started well by Wriddhiman Saha, who scored 35 runs in 27 balls and Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 34 runs in 24 balls.The skipper of the team,Kane Williamson was sent back to pavilion after facing a few balls after he was run-out by Dinesh Karthik. Deepak Hooda (19), Shakib Al Hasan (28), made handy contributions.

The star of the first innings was Rashid Khan, the ace spinner of Kolkata Knight Riders who stunned everyone with his destructive batting skills, he smashed the bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders to all the corners of the ground with his bat. What a stunning performance, Rashid Khan gave tonight. He smashed 34 runs in only 10 balls, with the powerful strike rate of 340, Rashid Khan smashed 4 sixes and 2 fours.

He gave brilliant performance in all the three formats of the game and took the match away from the KKRs with the storm.

Here’s how twitterati reacted to the great win by Sunrisers Hyderabad, have a look:

 

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