Sharjah: Sunrisers Hyderabad were bowled out for 126 in their first innings by Punjab Kings bowlers. In a thrilling match till the last ball, Punjab beat Hyderabad by five runs to return to winning ways. With the win, Punjab activated their play – off chances with eight points from 10 matches, while Hyderabad’s play – off hopes ended with just two points from nine matches.
Ravi Bishnoi took three wickets for 24 runs and Mohammad Shami took two wickets for 14 runs in four overs. Jason Holder was the only Hyderabad batsman to score 47 off 29 balls. David Warner and Kane Williamson were the top scorers with two runs each.
The Hyderabad bowlers confirmed the decision of skipper Williamson, who was selected for the toss and elected to field. The Punjab batting line-up drank water as Jason Holder and Rashid Khan came out on top. The first K.A. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal will play Deepak Hooda in the second innings. The holder was also reprimanded.
Rashid Khan, the Afghan star who is known for his poor accuracy. Lee’s return shattered the expectations of the opposition. Rashid Khan’s four-ball two-run knock by A.L.B. The WV was the fastest.
No one in Hyderabad has completed half a century. Rahul scored 21 runs in the opener. The highest run-scorer is Aidan Markram 27. Agarwal and Nicholas Pooran returned in one fell swoop. When the ball was exposed in Hyderabad, Vaneshwar bought the marts. The star, who conceded 34 runs, took just one wicket. Sandeep Sharma and Abdul Samad took wickets each.