Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan struck an unbeaten 47 after a medical show via his bowling group-associates as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Gujarat Lions with the aid of five wickets in their IPL suit in Hyderabad on Friday.
Chasing 127 for a win, opener Dhawan dropped anchor as he carried his bat via the innings because the Sunrisers chased down the target with six balls to spare on the Rajiv Gandhi global Stadium.
Dhawan performed 2d mess around to his batting companions to begin with earlier than starting up later on to take his facet domestic. He hit six fours in his strong 40-ball unbeaten innings, which includes the prevailing shot which become additionally a boundary because the Sunrisers reached 129 for 5 in 19 overs.
This was after Sunrisers’ bowlers produced a clinical show to limit the Lions to a meagre 126 for six after being placed into bat.
Pacers Mustafizur Rahman (2/17) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/28) led an outstanding bowling display while Barinder Sran and Moises Henriques took a wicket apiece as the Sunrisers bowlers bowled a disciplined line and period. Senior pacer Ashish Nehra (0/23) and Bhuvneshwar bowled a maiden over each because the Lions took 14 balls to attain their first run, the maximum in IPL history.
Sunrisers even though made a heavy climate of a small chase as they lost wickets in normal intervals however Dhawan ensured that the home aspect notched up their fifth win in 8 matches and jumped to the fourth spot in the league table with 10 points.
The Lions suffered their 1/3 loss at the trot — and fourth up to now basic — and that they remained on the second one spot with 12 points from 10 suits. The Sunrisers had overwhelmed the Lions inside the first leg also.
Captain and opener David Warner (24) gave the Sunrisers a rollicking begin as he took sixteen runs from the second over bowled by means of Pradeep Sangwan, hitting the bowler for two sixes.
however Warner, who hit a awesome ninety two off 50 balls in Sunrisers’ 15-run win over RCB of their final in shape, did not final long today as he become out inside the fourth over off the bowling of Dhawal Kulkarni. Warner mistimed his hit and Praveen Kumar took an easy catch at mid-on. The Sunrisers captain hit one four and sixes in his 17-ball knock.
Kane Williamson (6) hit a 4 off Kulkarni as quickly as he got here in however fell to Praveen Kumar inside the fifth over. the house side reached 38 for 2 after the powerplay overs and Moises Henriques (14) fell within the 10th over with Bravo getting the wicket together with his 2nd ball.
Yuvraj Singh came out to play his first in shape this season but upset as he could score just five runs off 14 balls. He fell to Kulkarni with Sangwan taking the capture.
in the meantime, Dhawan turned into getting more potent after retaining quiet to start with. He started to open up and took his aspect’s score nearer to the goal. Deepak Hooda changed into out within the 18th over however Dhawan remained till the stop to take his facet domestic.
in advance, the Sunrisers produced a scientific bowling display as they restricted Gujarat Lions to a meagre 126 for six.
positioned into bat, all the Lions batsmen, except for Aaron Finch (51 no longer out) struggled because the site visitors published a small general on the stadium which changed into complete of bugs flying all round after a morning rain.
Finch become the simplest Lions batsman who gave a combat in opposition to a disciplined Gujarat bowlers and the Australian, who turned into dropped on 30 by using domestic side captain David Warner, remained now not out on 51 off 42 balls with the help of 3 fours and a six.
Captain Suresh Raina contributed 20 off 10 balls whilst Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra scored 18 each.
For Hyderabad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mustafizur Rahman grabbed wickets apiece at the same time as Barinder Sran and Moises Henriques took a wicket each.
The Lions started with one of the slowest starts offevolved ever in the IPL after which slumped to 25 for three internal powerplay overs. Openers Dwayne Smith (1) and Brendon McCullum (7) struggled to get off the blocks because the first Lions’ run came after thirteen dot balls with Bhuvneshwar and Nehra bowling a maiden over every.
Dwayne Smith’s miserable 9-ball innings ended in the 0.33 over with Bhuvneshwar inducing an outside part to quick third man Mustafiz who took a chest-high seize.
Raina got here in and out complete contrast to his openers, hit a quickfire 20 off just 10 balls earlier than perishing inside the fifth over. He struck outstanding sixes, one each off Nehra and Bhuvneshwar and it briefly appeared like the Lions could recover from early jolt and sluggish scoring fee.
After hitting a six and a 4 off Bhuvneshwar, the Lions captain fell to a return trap to the equal bowler, leaving his aspect at 24 for 2 in 5 overs.
Mustafizur became added in the sixth over and he could have have got a wicket in his first ball however Shikhar Dhawan dropped McCullum who become on 3 then. The Bangladeshi pacer were given his man within the equal over inside the shape of Dinesh Karthik (0) with Kane Williamson taking a first-rate seize at backward factor. The fielder was, but, not sure whether he took it cleanly or no longer. however, the tv Umpire ruled it turned into a trap.
McCullum fell inside the eighth over off Henriques to feature misery to the Lions innings. Warner took the seize at long-off as the new Zealander played a lofted shot and became out after gambling an uncharacteristically gradual 19-ball innings.
It changed into left to Dwayne Bravo and Finch to take the Lions to a decent general and the duo did some repair through stitching 45 runs collectively earlier than the West Indian all-rounder fell in 15th over off the bowling of Sran.