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Twitterati Went Berserk After Rashid Khan’s Destructive Knock Against KKR

Tonight, Qualifiers 2 is going on between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders at the famous Eden Gardens of Kolkata. The match is very crucial for both the teams, as the winning team will have to face Chennai Super Kings in the finale of the season.

Before the match started, Sunrisers were invited to bat first as the toss was won by Dinesh Karthik, who chose to bowl first. 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, Dinesh Karthik 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.

But 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.

The players of Sunrisers Hyderabad stretched the scores to 174 runs. The bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders played gave a brilliant performance but somehow lost their momentum in the last over. Kuldeep Yadav took two big wickets.

Here’s how twitterati reacted to the first innings of the match, have a look:

 

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