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Indian Premier League: Gautum Gambhir hits Kolkata Knight Riders past Sunrisers Hyderabad

Kolkata Knight Riders also get some big hitting from Eoin Morgan in their second Indian Premier League victory of the season.

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir played a huge role in his team's win over the Pune Warriors India on Sunday. Punit Paranjpe / AFP
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir played a huge role in his team's win over the Pune Warriors India on Sunday. Punit Paranjpe / AFP

A half-century from Gautam Gambhir and some big hitting from Eoin Morgan took Kolkata Knight Riders to their second win of the season, in the Indian Premier League on Sunday, as they beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 48 runs.

Gambhir struck 53 off 45 balls, while Morgan hit three sixes in his 47 as Kolkata made 180 for four and they restricted Hyderabad to 132 for seven in reply.

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