Kolkata Knight Riders decided to bat first after winning the toss. The opening Batsman of KKR started brilliantly and in the end managed to score 180 for the loss of four wickets. Guatam Gambhir was the most run scorer from KKR as he made 53 for 45 bowls; Jacques Kallis also played well and made 41 from 27. Eion Morgan played vital role in the victory of Kolkata Knight Rider as he made 47.
In reply, Sunrises Hyderabad was never in position to win the match as their wickets were continuously falling during their innings. NLTC Perera was only the player he competed the KKR’s bowlers little bit as he made 36. Kolkata Knight Rider bowled really well and restricted Sunrises Hyderabad on 132, Jacques Kallis was pick up the bowler he only gave 13 runs and got 3 wickets. Jacques Kallis was declared man of the match for his all-round performance.