The Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad to keep their playoff chances alive.

Andre Russell emerged as the standout player of the game, assisting his team with a fantastic all-around performance.

With the bat, the Windies all-rounder smashed an unbeaten 49 off 28 deliveries to help KKR reach a challenging 177/6 in 20 overs.

He subsequently took three wickets in his four-over quota while conceding only 22 runs.

Chasing the total, SRH opener Abhishek Sharma scored 43.

In response, Kolkata limited their opponent to 123/8.

Player of the match: Andrew Russell PC@Twitter

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