Sunrisers set up spot in play-offs with 5-wicket win

2013-05-20 00:00

HYDERABAD — The Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets to seal their IPL play-off place in Hyderabad yesterday.

After being set 131 for victory, the hosts hit a few snags on their way, but Darren Sammy finished the match in style with two consecutive sixes to clinch the win and a place in the knockouts for the Hyderabad franchise.

Earlier, Yusuf Pathan was the hero of the KKR innings, hitting 49 off 29 to help them to a respectable total in the face of some destructive bowling from Dale Steyn, who finished with figures of 4-0-24-2.

— SuperSport.

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