New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan was in attendance at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, while his team beat defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad and also the rain to enter the qualifier 2.
[India], May 18 : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) emerged victorious in the IPL 2017 eliminator beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
After the game resumed post rain, Kolkata needed 48 runs in six overs to win the match. KKR captain Gautam Gambhir played a knock of 32 not out to lead his team to victory. After winning the toss, KKR bowled to restrict SRH to 128-7, their lowest total of the season.
The KKR will now meet the Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2, which will be played in Bengaluru on Friday. For the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, it will be the end of the road for this season.