Cricket fans witnessed another last-ball end of IPL 2023 last night (4 May) as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Ground. Varun Chakravarthy stole the show with a tight spell of 1/20 in the second innings.

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana surprised fans by not using Chakravarthy in the first half of the Sunrisers Hyderabad innings. Bring him into the attack on the eleventh.

Rana also entrusted the responsibility of defending nine runs from the last over to Varun, and the enigmatic spinner did not disappoint his captain. Chakravarthy conceded just three of his six balls, helping KKR win the competition by five runs.

In this article now, we will have a look at the scorecard, stats and award winners from Match 47 of IPL 2023.

List of all award winners in SRH vs KKR match, IPL 2023

Varun Chakravarthy won the Man of the Match award for his 1/20 spell. The enigmatic spinner conceded just 17 runs in his first three overs while bowling the overstrain. He dismissed Abdul Samad in the twenty overs and did not allow SRH to score nine runs.

Here is a list of all the award winners from the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2023 match:

Match player: Varun Chakraborty (1/20)

Game changer in the match: Aiden Markram (86 fantasy points).

Catch the match: Aiden Markram (catch the expulsion of Nitish Rana)

The most valuable assets in the match: Andre Russell (22 MVP points).

Longest six in a match: Heinrich Claassen (101 metres)

Electric match striker: Heinrich Klaasen (strike rate 180)

Four more matches: Rinku Singh (4 fours)

SRH vs KKR IPL 2023 Match Scorecard

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad scorecard (Photo: Sportskeeda)
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad scorecard (Photo: Sportskeeda)

Rinku Singh and Nitish Rana were the leading scorers for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Renko totaled 46 runs, while Rana scored a 31-ball 42. Their contributions helped KKR score 171/9 in 20 overs. Marco Jansen and T Natarajan took two wickets each for the home team.

In reply, SRH lost four wickets in 6.2 overs, but a 70-run stand between Heinrich Klaasen and Aiden Markram put the Orange Army back into the contest. KKR’s Vaibhav Arora and Shardul Thakur took wickets at crucial moments, shifting the momentum in KKR’s favour.

The equation is down to nine ball by six ball. Abdul Samad was in the middle for SRH, but he couldn’t get the job done because the Orange Army suffered five losses.

SRH vs KKR, IPL 2023: Top game records and stats from Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

The IPL 2023 match was eventful between SRH and KKR last night in Hyderabad. Here is a look at some of the interesting stats emerging from Match 47 of IPL 2023:

  1. Rinku Singh now has the most strikeouts per diem (17-20) from matches this year. Kolkata Knight Riders batsman has scored 161 runs so far. Shimron Hatmir is second on the list with 144 hits.
  2. Mayank Markande has the best economy among bowlers who have bowled at least 100 balls in the current season. He has an economy rate of 6.54 after the match against KKR.

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