In fact, Kolkata were 157/6 at the end of the 19th over. Andre Russell, then at the crease, made just 30 off 23 balls. With Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Natarajan throwing sharp yorkers, Russell failed to make at least one big shot. With that .. Washington Sundar who threw Laddula slow full toss balls in the last over to Russell who was under pressure .. contributed to the better score of Kolkata team. Sundar, who gave up just two runs off the first two balls, submitted three sixes off the last four balls. It is noteworthy that all the three balls that went as sixes were full tosses. With that .. 20 runs came in the last over.
The Pune wicket has been becoming a slouch since the last few days of the match. With that .. What if Kolkata can be tied for 150-160 runs? Hyderabad had a chance to win the match. But .. 178 runs was difficult to chase. By the time Washington went into the Sundarbans crease, Hyderabad’s winning equation was 102 off 45 balls. At this point, Marrakesh appeared to be hitting sixes awkwardly. But .. Sundar could not support him.