IPL 2021 Live Cricket Score, SRH vs KKR: Rashid Khan Removes Shubman Gill After Kolkata Knight Riders Solid Start | Cricket News


SRH vs KKR Live Score: Nitish Rana hits a shot during Match 3, in IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL

Aiming to post a strong target, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are a wicket down against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 3 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Earlier, SRH captain David Warner won the toss and elected to field. Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi are currently batting for KKR, and adding runs to the scoreboard. Rashid Khan has taken a wicket for SRH. After winning the toss, SRH captain Warner revealed that alongwith him, Jonny Bairstow, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid are the other overseas cricketers for the fixture. On the other hand, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell and Shakib Al Hasan are the four overseas players for KKR. KKR will be aiming to start with a win in IPL 2021, after missing out on the playoffs last season. Meanwhile, SRH will hope to be more consistent after crashing out of the playoffs in 2020. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 3 Live Cricket Score And Updates Between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), From MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • 20:23 (IST)

    SIX! KKR: 92/1

    Back of a length by Natarajan, at off stummp. Rana sends it over fine leg for a elegant short-arm pull shot!

    After 11 overs, KKR are 92 for one.

  • 20:22 (IST)

    One run

    A yorker by Natarajan at middle stump, and Tripathi flicks it to midwicket for a single.

  • 20:19 (IST)


    A short delivery by Shankar, at leg stump. Rana pulls it to deep backward square for a six!

    He also reaches his fifty in 37 balls!

  • 20:17 (IST)


    A short delivery by Shankar, and Tripathi top edges it to the long leg boundary.

  • 20:12 (IST)

    Two runs

    Rashid tosses it on length, and Tripathi sweeps it to this right, and Shankar goes to his right at long-on to stop a boundary. Two runs.

  • 20:11 (IST)


    Rashid tosses a full toss, and Rana tries to reverse sweep it. SRH appeal for an lbw, as it hits the pads and the umpire also supports SRH’s appeal. KKR review it, and it shows there was bat involved. Decision overturned.

  • 20:06 (IST)


    Nabi tosses it up, from off stump. Tripathi goes down on a knee and launches it over long-off for a six!

  • 20:05 (IST)

    One run

    Nabi tosses it up, wide outside off. Tripathi glances it through cover for a single.

  • 20:05 (IST)

    OUT! Shubman Gill b Rashid Khan 15 (13)



    He tosses a googly, on a length. Gill tries to sweep but loses his balance. The ball hits the off stump.

    KKR are 53 for one in seven overs.

    In walks, Rahul Tripathi.

  • 20:00 (IST)

    Fifty run partnership reached!

    Nabi tosses it up, and Rana guides it to gully for a single. Rana and Gill reach their fifty run partnership.

  • 19:59 (IST)


    Nabi tosses it up on length, down the leg side. Rana sweeps it towards fine leg boundary for a four!

  • 19:55 (IST)

    One run, KKR: 45/0

    A wide full toss by Natarajan, Rana glances it to mid-off for a single.

    After five overs, KKR are 45 for no loss.

  • 19:54 (IST)


    A length delivery by Natarajan, outside off. Rana creams it over mid-on for a four!

  • 19:51 (IST)


    A full delivery by Natarajan, on middle. Gill smacks it over the bowler’s head for a six! FLIES OVER MID-ON!

  • 19:47 (IST)


    A length delivery by Sandeep, outside off. Rana shuffles across and guides it over square leg for a four!

  • 19:47 (IST)


    A length delivery by Sandeep, and Rana hits it through deep extra cover for a four!

  • 19:46 (IST)


    A knuckle ball by Sandeep, and Rana gets on his knee to launch it over the covers for a four!

  • 19:42 (IST)

    One run

    A full length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, and Gill guides it to mid-on for a single.

  • 19:42 (IST)


    A full length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, on the pads. Gill slams it through wide long-on for a well-timed four!

  • 19:40 (IST)


    A little too much width offered by Sandeep, and Rana drives it wide of mid-off for a four!

  • 19:40 (IST)


    A length delivery by Sandeep, and Rana goes out to attack it. He hits it scross the line, and inside edges it to the fine leg boundary for a four!

  • 19:36 (IST)


    A good length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, outside leg. Rana gets trapped in front of middle stump, and SRH appeal for lbw. The umpire is unmoved.

  • 19:34 (IST)

    No run

    A full length delivery by Bhuvneshwar, outside off. Rana defends it on the front foot.

  • 19:32 (IST)


    A full and wide delivery by Bhuvneshwar. Rana smacks this with a bottom-handed drive and finds the gap in the covers for a four!

    Good way to start the innings.

  • 19:31 (IST)

    The action begins!

    Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana to open for KKR. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl the first over for SRH.

  • 19:12 (IST)

    Here are the playing XIs

    Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

    SunRisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma

  • 19:11 (IST)

    Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Shakib Al Hasan the four overseas cricketers for KKR

    After losing the toss, Morgan revealed that with him, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan are the foreigners for KKR today.

  • 19:08 (IST)

    David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan the four foreigners for SRH

    After winning the toss, Warner stated that SRH will bowl first as the wicket is drier. He revealed that alongwith him, Jonny Bairstow, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan are the overseas players for today.

  • 19:02 (IST)

    SRH win toss, elect to bowl

    SRH captain David Warner has won the toss, and elected to bowl.

  • 18:40 (IST)

    Wizardry of Rashid Khan!

    Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is a mainstay in SRH’s playing XI. He was crucial in their run to the playoffs last season, taking 20 wickets along the way in 16 games. He was sixth in the race to Purple Cap, which was won by Kagiso Rabada.

    He will be David Warner’s trump card this season, when important wickets are needed. Rashid will also be crucial while batting, with his big-hitting skills.

  • 18:29 (IST)

    Andre Russell is in the venue!

    KKR all-rounder Andre Russell is in the venue! The West Indies cricketer would like to forget about last season, and start a new chapter in IPL 2021.

  • 18:25 (IST)

    Eoin Morgan meets Jonny Bairstow, David Warner ahead of match. See pics

    KKR captain Eoin Morgan met England teammate Jonny Bairstow ahead of the match, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. The duo were also joined by SRH skipper David Warner. Here are the photos:

  • 18:14 (IST)

    All eyes on Shubman Gill!

    KKR’s Shubman Gill will need to perform consistently in IPL 2021. In UAE last year, he was their main batsman but showed erratic. Finishing 12th in the Orange Cap race, he scored 440 runs in 14 games.

    The youngster has been ever-present since then for India’s Test cricket team and put in good displays during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which the visitors won.

  • 18:05 (IST)

    David Warner to challenge for the Orange Cap?

    Last season, David Warner finished third in the race for Orange Cap. He scored 548 runs in 16 matches, packed with four half-centuries.

    He was behind KL Rahul (670 runs) and Shikhar Dhawan (618 runs).

  • 17:51 (IST)

    Last five matches

    In the last five IPL fixtures between KKR and SRH, the Eoin Morgan-led side have an advantage with three wins. During last season, KKR defeated SRH in both games.

  • 17:50 (IST)

    Head to head

    Both sides have faced each other 19 times in the IPL since 2013. KKR have come out on top in 12 occasions, with SRH winning seven times.

  • 17:27 (IST)

    Hello and good evening everyone!

    Hello and good evening everyone! Welcome to our live coverage of IPL 2021’s Match 3 between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Both sides will be facing each other in their first game of the season. Stay tuned for some exciting cricket today, folks!

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