This player played a big role in Kolkata’s victory against Hyderabad. (IPL Photo)
Now every match of IPL 2022 is important for Kolkata Knight Riders and hence the team should have won against SRH. In this important match, the important player of Kolkata showed his color and got the team victory.
The condition of Kolkata Knight Riders in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not good. The two-time winner is fighting for the playoffs this season. For this, it is necessary to win every match of its own and at the same time depend on the results of other teams. In such a situation, when every match is important for Kolkata, then one of its stalwarts introduced his best game, which can become a headache for other teams. this player andre russell (Andre Russell). Kolkata played a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. Loss in this match could have taken him out of the race for the playoffs, but in this match, Russell showed his strength and performed well and became the hero of the team’s victory. After this victory, Kolkata remains in the race for the playoffs of IPL-2022.
Russell is counted among the dangerous batsmen of the world. He is known for his stormy batting which he also showed against Hyderabad. Russell did wonders in this match not only with the bat but also with the ball and troubled the Hyderabad batsmen fiercely.
There was chaos in the last over
Russell missed his half-century by one run. He scored 49 not out off 28 balls with the help of three fours and four sixes. Kolkata had scored 177 runs while batting first, had it not been for Russell, the team could not have scored this score. Out of the four sixes that Russell hit, he hit three sixes on Washington Sundar in the last over. A total of 20 runs were scored in this over and Kolkata managed to score well. This is only the fourth time this season that Russell has crossed the 40 mark. Prior to that he scored 45 against Lucknow Super Giants, 48 against Gujarat Titans and 49 not out against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Amazing performance with ball after bat
After the bat, Russell had to show his amazing ball. Russell’s role is not limited to the bat. He is an all rounder. Russell did not fail even with the ball in this match. Russell dismissed three Hyderabad batsmen. He first dismissed Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson. This is where the fall of Hyderabad’s wickets started. After this Russell made Washington Sundar his victim and after that took the wicket of Marco Yanson. In four overs of his quota, Russell gave only 22 runs and took three wickets.