After a poor start in IPL 2022, the Hyderabad team is back on the winning track. In their fifth match, Hyderabad beat Kolkata by seven wickets to register a resounding victory. Batting first in this match, Kolkata had scored 175 runs and Hyderabad won 176 runs in 17.5 overs for the loss of three wickets. This was Kolkata’s third defeat, while Hyderabad’s third successive win. Rahul Tripathi played an excellent inning of 71 runs for Hyderabad in this match. At the same time, Aiden Markram scored 68 runs.
Hyderabad team had to face two consecutive defeats
At the beginning of this season, the Hyderabad team had to face two consecutive defeats. After this, questions were being raised about Kavya Maran’s decision and the selection of players, but now this team has returned to the rhythm and has won three consecutive matches. After the victory against Kolkata, happiness is also seen on Kavya’s face.
Juhi Chawla wins over Kavya Maran
Juhi Chawla, who owned the Kolkata team, also came to see this match. However, his team could not win this match and he was disappoint. In the first innings, Andre Russell and Nitish Rana batted aggressively and took their team’s score beyond 150. It was felt then that Kolkata could win this match. However, after the defeat, Juhi Chawla also congratulated Kavya Maran for the victory.
In this match, the Kolkata team gave Aaron Finch a chance in place of Ajinkya Rahane, but Finch also could not do any wonders. He got out after scoring seven runs. Marco Yensson of Hyderabad took his wicket. Yenson bowled amazingly in this match and took one wicket for 26 runs in four overs.
Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana made a good partnership for Kolkata in this match. Both handled Kolkata’s innings by sharing a crucial 39-run partnership for the fourth wicket. After Shreyas’s dismissal, Nitish Rana batted aggressively and took his team’s score beyond 150.
Rahul Tripathi batted brilliantly
Rahul Tripathi batted brilliantly for Hyderabad. He got quick runs against Varun Chakraborty and turned the match on his own. Tripathi became the victim of Andre Russell after scoring 71 runs in 37 balls. However, he almost finish the match before he was dismiss.