Chennai: Kolkata Knight Riders put up an all-round show as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in an Indian Premier League contest here on Sunday.
Batting first, KKR scored 187 runs for the loss of six wickets and then defended the competitive total by restricting the opponents at 177 runs for the loss of five wickets.
KKR bowlers bowled with a purpose right from the first ball to give their opponents a strong challenge in the contest.
Manish Pandey (61*) and Jonny Bairstow (55) gave KKR a tough moment and later Mohammad Nabi (14), Vijay Shankar (11) Abdul Samad (19*) contributed with their willows but could not reach the winning score.
Prasidh Krishna picked up two wickets for KKR.
Riding on Nitish Rana's 80, KKR had earlier posted 187 runs on the scorecard.
He hammered nine boundaries and four sixes in the innings.
Afghanistan boys Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan picked up two wickets each for SRH.