Match 14, SRH vs PBKS highlights: Hyderabad registers first win in IPL 2021
Bairstow smashed an unbeaten fifty as SRH snapped its 3-match losing streak with a convincing 9-wicket win over PBKS. Check IPL 2021 highlights and Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings scorecard here
Fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed led an impressive bowling effort before Jonny Bairstow smashed an unbeaten fifty as Sunrisers Hyderabad snapped its three-match losing streak with a convincing nine-wicket win over Punjab Kings in Match 14 of IPL 2021 at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.
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Asked to bowl first, Sunrisers Hyderabad's pace-spin duo of Khaleel (3/21) and Abhishek Sharma (2/24) did bulk of the damage to bundle out Punjab Kings for a below-par 120 in 19.4 overs.
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Chasing the total, SRH openers Jonny Bairstow (63) and David Warner (37) pummelled Punjab into submission, adding 73 runs off 60 balls to set the foundation.
Bairstow and Kane Williamson (16) then knocked off the remaining runs as SRH romped home with 8 balls to spare.
Bairstow and Warner smashed five boundaries and two sixes during their 50-run stand in the powerplay, while Punjab had managed nine fours and two maximums in their entire innings.
Warner picked up the first boundary when he sent Mohammed Shami across point in the third ball of the innings. Bairstow then welcomed Fabian Allen with a four and a six in the next over.
A low full toss by Shami was then sent across the mid-wicket by Bairstow before Warner hit the Indian through backward point.
Bairstow also pulled Moises Henriques over long leg, while Warner swatted Arshdeep Singh over the backward square leg.
Warner sent Deepak Hooda sailing over extra cover for a six but in the next over he holed out to Mayank off Allen, who bowled a wicket maiden, as SRH were 73 for 1.
Bairstow found an able ally in Williamson, who was playing his first match of the season, as they added an unbeaten 48 runs to help SRH log their first win of the season.
Earlier, Shahrukh Khan (22) and Mayank Agarawal (22) were the top scorers for Punjab Kings, who came into the match after two losses.
In an innings when clearing the boundary seemed to be a tall task, Khan managed two sixes, while Agarwal, who was dropped on 0 in the very first over by Rashid, hit two fours.
IPL 2021 scorecardsSunrisers Hyderabad innings
|David Warner||c Mayank b Fabien Allen||37||37||3||1|
|Jonny Bairstow||not out||63||56||3||3|
|Kane Williamson||not out||16||19||0||0|
|Total: 121-1 in 18.4 Overs|
Punjab Kings scorecard
|KL Rahul||c Jadhav v Bhuvneshwar||4||6||0||0|
|Mayank Agarwal||c Rashid b Khaleel||22||25||2||0|
|Chris Gayle||lbw b Rashid||15||17||2||0|
|Nicholas Pooran||run out (Warner)||0||0||0||0|
|Deepak Hooda||lbw b Abhishek||13||11||2||0|
|Moises Henriques||st Bairstow b Abhishek||14||17||0||0|
|Shahrukh Khan||c Abhishek b Khaleel||22||17||0||2|
|Fabian Allen||c Warner b Khaleel||6||11||0||0|
|Murugan Ashwin||c Bairstow b Siddharth Kaul||9||10||1||0|
|Mohammed Shami||runout (Shankar/Bairstow)||3||3||0||0|
|Arshdeep Singh||not out||1||2||0||0|
|Total: 120-10 in 19.4 Overs|
IPL 2021, Match 14: SRH vs PBKS playing 11
Sunrisers Hyderabad has made three changes in its playing 11 as Kane Williamson makes a comeback.
SRH playing 11: David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Kane Williamson, Virat Singh, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul.
Punjab Kings playing 11: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
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