At Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium on Friday, Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana was in top form with a scorching half-century score against the Sunrisers captained by Kane Williamson. In addition, KKR dough smashed the glass of the beverage freezer in the process, slapping Umran Malik with an enormous six directly towards the SRH counter.
Rana assured him that the SRH pacer paid the full cost of getting the length wrong when trying a yorker with full flow dough.
Delivery was brawny for a straight six going straight. SRH shelter. Rana cut the cut as the ball was coming out of the edge and the third man was cleared by a scraper. The drink on the floor slammed into the refrigerator, breaking the glass. The maximum thing that broke the glass door of the refrigerator next to the SRH bunker was purely due to Malik’s speed.
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Nitish Rana and Andre Russell take KKR to 175/8 in 20
The Kolkata Knight Riders lost their top spot, including captain Shreyas Iyer, after their first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Brabourne Stadium, but little is left on the board. With KKR dropping small rooks at frequent intervals, it was the mid-level great Nitish Rana who saved the day by holding the game from one end.
However, during his adventurous shot, Rana hit the six that not only crossed the ropes, but also caused some damage as it smashed the freezer glass where the players and support staff kept their water bottles and drinks. This isn’t the first time the southpaw shot has damaged property. He broke the lens of the camera last season.
Kolkata reached 175/8 in 20 overs after Nitish Rana scored his first fifty goals of the year and Andre Russell hit an incredible 49 on 25 balls. Hyderabad had already chosen J Suchith to replace the injured Washington Sundar. Kolkata made their debut with Aaron Finch and Aman Khan. Sunrisers all-rounder Sundar is expected to miss the least for the next two weeks.
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