David Warner after getting dropped on the first ball got dismissed by Prasidh Krishna to a stunning length delivery. SRH earlier won the toss and put KKR to bat. Shubhman Gill and Nitish Rana gave a sensible start to KKR, Nitish Rana powered up and hit Three consecutive boundaries in Sandeep Sharma's over. They forged a 50-run partnership
Earlier Shubhman Gill looked in decent touch initially but only managed to score 15 off 13 deliveries before getting bowled to Rashid Khan's googly. Rana and Tripathi added 93 to the total in merely 50 balls, where both completed their half-centuries before Natrajan breaks the partnership as Tripathi departs for 53 including five fours and two sixes. Rana and Trapthi scored 19 off Bhuvneshwar's over to escalate the run rate. The much-anticipated superstar Andre Russell arrived only to throw his wicket off Rashid Khan as Pandey takes a clean catch at Long on. Russell managed to score only 5 runs. The subsequent 18th over turned out to be very eventful as Mohammad Nabi dismissed.
KKR posted 187 on the board.