David Warner, Jonny Bairstow

IPL 2019 – Twitter Reactions: David Warner and Jonny Bairstow blow KKR away in Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets with 5 overs to spare at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday.

With this win, SRH has returned to the top four, meanwhile, for KKR, this was their fifth consecutive defeat and their IPL 2019 campaign is now in tatters.


David Warner (67 off 38 balls) and Jonny Bairstow (80 not out off 43) put on their fourth 100+ stand of the season to thrash KKR. No KKR bowler was spared by the duo, but Sunil Narine (0/34 in 4 overs) and debutant Prithvi Raj Yarra (1/29 in 3 overs) were the bright spots for the visitors.

After put into bat first, KKR scored 159/8 in their 20 overs. Sunil Narine (25 off 8 balls) launched an onslaught to give the visitors a great start, but eventually fell to Khaleel Ahmed (3/33), who also soon accounted for the wicket of Shubman Gill. He came back into the attack towards the end to dismiss Chris Lynn (51), who played the role of the sheet anchor for KKR. Lynn and Rinku Singh (30 off 25 balls) added a 51-run partnership in the middle overs.


Andre Russell (15) hit two big sixes towards the end but perished in trying to hit a third.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:


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