Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings played in the 14th league match of the current IPL season. Hyderabad team chased down the target of 144 runs in this match and won.
In this match, the team that won the toss chose to bowl. Batting first, the Punjab team led by Shikhar Dhawan scored 143 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. Dhawan scored 99 runs in 66 balls without losing a wicket till the end. It included 12 fours and 5 sixes. However, he failed to set a big target as none of the team’s batsmen stood up and batted with him.
Harry Brook and Mayank Agarwal found the field for Hyderabad as they chased down the target in the second consecutive innings. Brooke was out for 13 runs and Mayank for 21 runs. Rahul Tripathi formed an alliance with Markram, the captain of the team who came later.
Hyderabad won by 145 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 17.1 overs. Tripathi finished with 74 off 48 balls and Markram with 37 off 21 balls. This is Punjab’s first defeat of the season. Also, this is Hyderabad’s first win in the current season.