PBKS VS SRH Match Highlights :
SRH needed a victory to lift team morale after three consecutive defeats. David Warner was also unable to complete the majority of his batting. PBKS, on the other hand, is having difficulty winning close matches. Both teams must regain their winning ways.
Can Kane Williamson’s inclusion in the SRH lineup lead to the team’s first victory of the tournament? Take a look at the game from yesterday.
Head to Head: 16
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
PBKS VS SRH Team Squads:
Punjab Kings (Playing XI):
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI):
David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Kane Williamson, Virat Singh, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul
Toss: Punjab Kings won the toss and opted to bat
The two openers for PBKS, Mayank and Rahul, started the innings. The pace was set by Abhishek Sharma.
Rashid Khan dropped catch in the first over, giving Mayank a lifeline.
Captain KL Rahul got out in the 4th over, which was not good for PBKS in the early stage.
Mayank got a steady start with Chris Gayle.
After Six overs PBKS score was 32/1.
Mayank was dropped by Rashid in the first over, but Rashid has made up for it now. Mayank once again could not get something out of this slow pitch.
Chris Gayle also got out by Rashid. Pooran’s third duck in four innings in the IPL so far. He is having terrible luck so far in this season.
In the end, Shahrukh Khan held the innings and provided PBKS with a total of 120 runs. PBKS was all out at the end.
The two openers for SRH, Warner and Bairstow, led the chase. Both gave a rocking start for SRH, as was needed in previous games. Warner was playing quite freely as he did last season. This seemed to be a good sign for SRH.
After six overs SRH score was 50/0. Warner and Bairstow made 50 runs in partnership for the first wicket.
Warner got out in the 11 over after giving a consistent start.
All eyes were on Mr Dependable Kane Williamson; his inclusion in the team was much needed.
Still, the chase was difficult for SRH on this slow pitch.
17 runs were required in 18 balls.
Bairstow made a half-century making sure that SRH will win this one. In the end, SRH won in the 19 overs. It was a comprehensive win for the Sunrisers. It was indeed an end of their losing streak.
Sunrisers Hyderabad won by Nine wickets.
Man of the Match: Jonny Bairstow
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