He resigned in the face of captain David Warner. With the Kolkata Knight Riders hitting their lists with a get-go, the Sunrisers could do for the Hyderabad captain but wonder what will happen after they put up the opposition.

The Knights found the gap on Sunday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, with their left-right opening combination Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill heading into the house of fire. His bowling unit is a perfect complement to his batting effort.

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Rana has been a key element in the KKR kit since the purchase in 2018 and he once again proved his worth with a magnificent 80 (56B, 9X4, 4X6), the ratio of innings to cricket shots.

Unlike KKR, the Sunrisers suffered from a lack of momentum and ended up at 177 in five to fall by 10 runs despite a late fee by Abdul Samad – the same margin they lost to RCB in their first game in the last edition.

Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi.

The apostate resemblance to Captain David Warner said it all. With the Kolkata Knight Riders hitting the strap from the start, there was little that Captain Sunrisers Hyderabad could have done, but he wondered what might have happened after he joined the opposition.

The Knights found the gaps at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday with their opening left and right, where Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill came together like wildfire. Their cone unit adds nicely to the batting effort.

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Rana has been an important part of the KKR kit since he was bought by them in 2018 and he proved his worth once again with an impressive 80 (56b, 9×4, 4×6), an inning of the percentage of cricket shots that pushed his team to 187 for six.

Unlike KKR, the Sunrisers suffered from a lack of momentum and ended up at 177 in five to fall by 10 runs despite a late fee by Abdul Samad – the same margin they lost to RCB in their first game in the last edition.

Missed Pat Cummins (1/30) from the first pass he faced from Harbhajan Singh, Warner fell cheaply under beauty from Prasidh Krishna (2/35) and Wriddhiman Saha slashed Shakib Al Hasan on the stands when SRH slid to 35 for two in Powerplay.

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