The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League managed to give cricket fans some reasons to cheer amid the growing concerns of the pandemic.

In our second league match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Shubman Gill's unbeaten 70 propelled the team to a compressive seven-wicket win at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Watch Shubman's match-winning 70*

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Chasing 143 runs for the win, the KKR innings was all about class and composure showcased by the opening batsman en route to his 70* off 62 balls. One of the crucial aspects of this innings was the maturity shown by the 21-year old to guide the team across the finish line in the run chase.

Throughout the innings, the right-hander looked in absolute control anchoring the innings by accumulating the ones and twos and scoring occasional boundaries. Along with the experienced Eoin Morgan, he forged a crucial 92-run stand for the fourth wicket to ensure the boys in Purple and Gold registered a convincing victory.

Watch Morgan's supporting 42-run knock:

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The win helped the Knight Riders earn two valuable points and jump up to 5th position in the points table.