Today is a special day for Shreyas Iyer. If the team of Kolkata Knight Riders loses today's match to Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022, then it will be out of the playoff race. The team has so far won only 5 matches out of 12. In the match, Iyer won the toss and decided to bat. The team got off to a good start too. After 6 overs the score was 55 for one wicket. But after this, the KKR team faltered. Till the writing of the news, the score was 83 for 4 in 10 overs.

KKR didn't start well. Venkatesh Iyer was dismissed for 7 runs by Marco Yansen. After this Ajinkya Rahane and Nitish Rana took over the team. Both added 48 runs for the second wicket. Rana fell victim to Umran Malik by scoring 26 off 16 balls. He hit one four and three sixes. Umran also dismissed Rahane in his very first over. Shashank Singh caught his brilliant catch. He scored 28 runs in 24 balls. Hit 3 sixes.

Amazing catch caught on sweeper cover

Ajinkya Rahane played a high shot on the sweeper cover on the last ball of the 8th over. Harbhajan Singh, doing commentary, had also clapped for a six, but Shashank Singh took a wonderful catch while diving. The on-field umpire resorted to the third umpire. But it was clear in the replays that Shashank took a good catch before the boundary. Iyer standing at the other end could not believe this catch. After this Iyer became the third victim of Umran Malik. He got out after scoring 15 runs off 9 balls. Hit 2 fours.

This match is also important for the Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad. The team has been able to win only 5 out of 11 matches before this match. He has lost in 6. To reach 16 points, he has to win the remaining three matches. The performance of the team in the last season was not good. At the same time, the team of KKR was the runner-up.