Warner and Rashid guide SRH to a win over KXIP

Warner and Rashid guide SRH to a win over KXIP

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Kings XI Punjab(KXIP) by 45 runs in the 48th match of the ongoing VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL).

Inspired by David Warner's 81, Hyderabad posted 212/6 from their allotted 20 overs. Warner along with wicketkeeper batsman Wriddiman Saha put on a 78 run stand for the opening partnership as Hyderabad got off to a flyer. Saha was caught by Simran Singh off Murughan Ashwin.

Warner then added 82 runs for the second wicket with Manish Pandey. Manish scored 36 runs whie Mohammad Nabi contributed 20 runs off just 10 balls. Warner's knock of 81 runs included 7 fours and 2 sixes.

Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammad Shami shared 2 wickets each for Punjab while Murughan Ashwin picked 1 wicket.

Punjab in reply lost Chris Gayle early with just 11 runs on the board. KL Rahul however went on to score 79 runs from 56 balls including 4 fours and 5 sixes. Mayank Agarwal scored 27 runs, Nicholas Pooran made 21 for Punjab. Rashid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for Hyderabad as he finished with the figures of 3-21. Khaleel Ahmed picked up 3 wickets while Sandeep Sharma bagged 2 wickets.

Match Summary :
Sunrisers Hyderabad 212 for 6 (Warner 81, Pandey 36)
Kings XI Punjab 167 for 8 (Rahul 79, Rashid 3-21, Khaleel 3-40)
by 45 runs