Kolkata Knight Riders paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile on Wednesday admitted that although 129 wouldn’t sound like a big target, it wasn’t going to be an easy one to chase down as well, given the nature of the wicket, thus justifying his side’s strategy in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 eliminator to go for the kill right from ball one for the reduced 48-runs target.It was an good show from the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers on Wednesday as the former champions restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad for a paltry 128 before chasing down the reduced target in a rain-marred eliminator.Rain played spoilsport, as a second spell of showers ensured that Kolkata wouldn’t have to batting for 20 overs and chase down a reduced target. However, they were in for a small part of scare, losing three wickets in the space of six deliveries, which cause to catch fire a bit of hope in the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp. The required rate was just eight runs per over, but the Knights seemed desperate to finish things off quickly, thus ending up throwing away wickets.Nathan Coulter-Nile had been the most successful bowler for Kolkata knight Riders as he finished with three wickets, including that of the dangerous Kane Williamson. He bowled the penultimate over of Sunrisers Kolkata Knight Riders paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile on Wednesday admitted that although 129 wouldn’t sound like a big target innings, and gave away just three runs while sending pack Vijay Shankar and Chris Jordan.
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