Sunrisers Hyderabad too good for Kings XI Punjab in IPL today
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad today in the IPL.
Sunrisers Hyderabad 212-6 (David Warner 81, Manish Pandey 36; Mohammed Shami 2-36, Ravichandran Ashwin 2-30)
Kings XI Punjab 167-8 (Lokesh Rahul 79; Rashid Khan 3-21, Khaleel Ahmed 3-40, Sandeep Sharma 2-33)
Result – Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 45 runs
Asked to bat first, Sunrisers Hyderabad set off like a train with David Warner 81 and Wriddhiman Saha 28, scoring freely in the PowerPlay, putting on 78 for the 1st wicket in 6.2 overs. Manish Pandey 36 and Mohammad Nabi 20, also struck the ball well taking the Sunrisers to 212-6 in their 20 overs. Mohammed Shami 2-36 and Ravichandran Ashwin 2-30 were the pick of the bowlers for Kings XI Punjab.
In reply, Kings XI Punjab only managed to get to 167-8 in their 20 overs, Lokesh Rahul 79 top scoring and Rashid Khan 3-21, Khaleel Ahmed 3-40 and Sandeep Sharma 2-33 the stars with the ball for Sunrisers.
Sunrisers Hyderabad - David Warner, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma
Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Nicholas Pooran, Simran Singh(wk), Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh
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