IPL 2022: Watch - Suhana Khan reacts after Umesh Yadav overwhelms Liam Livingstone


Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings faced off each other in the 8th match of the ongoing tournament at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Having a look at the match, winning the toss, the skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders, Shreyas Iyer asked the opposition to bat.

Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan opened the innings for their side, as Umesh Yadav removed the opposition in the first over of the game for 1 run. But Bhanuka Rajapaksa showed his fearless attitude and took on the opposition bowlers in the powerplay overs.

He scored a fiery 31 off just 9 balls that included 3 fours and three sixes and has been removed by Shivam Mavi. Then Tim Southee provided another breakthrough by sending back Shikhar Dhawan for 16 runs.

After his dismissal, Umesh Yadav once again strikes for his team and removed the dangerous English batter, Liam Livingstone, for 19 runs. Their lower-order didn't perform up to the expectations and lost 8 wickets for just 102 runs.

Summary of the match between KKR vs PBKS:

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Umesh Yadav shined with the ball, picking up 4 wickets and giving away only 23 runs in his spell. At the end of the first half, the right-arm pacer got the purple cap and said, "Feels very happy and lively.

Coming back after a long time and doing well feels sweet. To do things that you wish for, it's a great feeling. My job is to do well in the powerplay and take wickets," Umesh Yadav was quoted as same as in Cricbuzz.

"If I do that, it benefits the team. I think it's a chaseable score. Our first game here had a slightly sticky surface but it's played better today and we shouldn't have many hiccups chasing the score down," he added.

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Chasing the total, Ajinkya Rahane and Venkatesh Iyer opened the innings as usual and returned to the dressing room after being dismissed for 12 and 3 runs. After that, Shreyas Iyer has been dismissed by Rahul Chahar for 26 runs.

In the same over, the right-arm leggie also sent back Nitish Rana for a duck. However, Andre Russell once again proved why he is recognised as one of the dangerous batters, especially in the shortest format of the game.

He smashed 70 off just 31 deliveries with the help of 8 sixes and two fours and made his side to top the league table with 2 wins from three games. Besides, during the first half, Umesh Yadav picked the wicket of dangerous Liam Livingstone that stunned Suhana Khan who was sitting in the stands.

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