Sunrisers Hyderabad endured their excellent dependancy of stealing victory from the jaws of defeat as they defended a low overall as soon as once more to check in a 13-run win over Kings XI Punjab in Hyderabad on Thursday.Rashid Khan picked 3/19 and Sandeep Sharma picked 2/17 as KXIP had been disregarded for 119, chasing 133 to win. KXIP had began the chase smartly after in-form openers KL Rahul and Chris Gayle placed on a 55-run stand for the first wicket.
Each departed in fast succession with Rashid cleansing up Rahul after which Basil Thampi getting the easier of Gayle with a handy guide a rough short-pitched supply. The pitch used to be a little bit sluggish and gradual, helping the Hyderabad spinners who placed on a excellent display. Rashid used to be supported by means of Shakib-Al-Hasan who ended with figures of three/18. He accounted for Mayank Agarwal, whose dismissal for 12 because of a deficient shot sparked panic within the Kings XI batting. Rashid then accounted for Karun Nair, getting him lbw.
Not one of the different Kings XI batsmen scored in double figures, until no.11 Mujeeb scored a few barriers and remained unbeaten on 10. Previous, it used to be an excellent effort from younger Ankit Rajpoot who picked career-best figures of five/14 to scale back Sunrisers to 132 of their 20 overs. He used to be additionally named man-of-the-match for his effort.
The determine may have been so much much less had Kings XI held onto the possibilities that had been offered to them. Manish Pandey height scored with 54 off 51 balls however he used to be dropped two times – by means of Ashwin after which Mayank Agarwal – and he made Kings XI pay for the ones mistakes.
SRH top-order did not final lengthy they usually had been decreased to 27/Three with Rajpoot doing the utmost harm. The highest-order’s type will undoubtedly fear Tom Moody as Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha had been suffering for type. Kane Williamson had a unprecedented unhealthy day trip as he used to be disregarded for a nil.
Shakib-Al-Hasan and Pandey then placed on 52-runs for the fourth wicket, however that too after Shakib were disregarded on what later became out to be a no-ball.
The Bangladeshi ended up scoring 28 runs after which Yusuf Pathan scored 21 runs to assist Sunrisers submit a decent overall.
Sunrisers will now take at the Rajasthan Royals of their subsequent fixture on Sunday in the meantime Kings XI will experience a 7-day spoil earlier than taking up Mumbai Indians.
First Printed: April 26, 2018, 11:59 PM IST