Riding on Shubman Gill's knock of 57, Kolkata beat Hyderabad by 6 wickets to set up an emphatic win in match 49 of the Indian T20 League.
The victory has ensured Kolkata stay in the hunt for the playoffs spot with still a game in hand. Chasing a modest total of 116, Kolkata batters never looked in trouble as Hyderabad managed to keep a lid on the scoring rate throughout the innings.
Jason Holder was the pick of the bowlers for Hyderabad finishing with figures of 2/32 in his four overs.
Here's how the match unfolded
Kolkata inch closer to the playoffs
The victory has taken Kolkata to 12 points in 13 matches. They are well and truly in contention for the playoffs spot given their superior net run-rate. Some important games are lined up in the next few days from the context of the tournament. Follow SportsAdda to get all the live updates
Kolkata win by 6 wickets!
Emphatic win for Eoin Morgan and his men. They stay in contention for the playoffs. Splendid bowling performance backed up by some calculative batting approach. Kolkata are on a winning spree in the rescheduled Indian T20 League
Out! Holder strikes!
Nitish Rana's struggle ends as he fails to take Kolkata over the line. Holder gets his second wicket of the match. Kolkata need 10 off 12 balls
4000 runs for Dinesh Karthik in Indian T20 League!
Milestone for Dinesh Karthik as he completes 4000 runs in the tournament. He has been a consistent player in the middle-order for sides he has been a part of. Fabulous landmark for a great player.
Gone! Gill departs for 57!
Shubman Gill looks to up the ante but ends up gifting his wicket in the process. Siddarth Kaul picks his first wicket of the night. Is there a twist in the tale? Kolkata need 23 off 21 balls
Fifty for Shubman Gill!
Excellent innings from Gill. He is taking Kolkata home singlehandedly today. A good patient and calculative innings from the youngster. Kolkata 84/2 in 14.5 overs
Gill on the charge!
Gill smashes couple of fours off Jason Holder to provide much-needed impetus to the innings. Kolkata 63/2 in 12 overs