Rashid Khan hauls Sunrisers Hyderabad into the IPL final

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Rashid Khan provided match-changing moments with bat and ball to help the Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 13 run win over the Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens.

The Knight Riders had won the toss and out the Sunrisers in to bat with Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha getting off to a solid start.

Dhawan (34) was more fluent but Saha (35) survived his early problems and would try to hold things together after a Kuldeep Yadav double strike accounted for his opening partner and skipper Kane Williamson (3) in the 8th over.

It fell apart in the middle overs for the Sunrisers, with Shakib-al-Hasan (28) struggling to score.

But even as wickets tumbled Rashid Khan stepped up to smash 34 off just ten balls lifting the Sunrisers from 138 for 7 one ball into the 19th over to 174 for 7 at the end of their twenty.

In reply KKR got off to a flier with Sunil Narine (26) taking the lead initially before Chris Lynn bossed the innings with a fine 48.

Rashid provided a breakthrough wicket with some fine fielding to run out Nitish Rana for 22 and give KKR pause at 87 for 2.

The legspinner Rashid would then weave his magic with the ball in a spell that saw him claim the wickets of Robin Uthappa (2), Lynn (48) and Andre Russell and leave KKR limping.

Shubman Gill (30) got the Knight Riders to the last over but he would hole out to Carlos Brathwaite in the final over and KKR would fall short.

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