PBKS vs SRH: Hyderabad beat Punjab by 9 wickets, register their first win of the tournament
By: Anjan Ghosh
Last Update: 2021-04-21 19:56:03 IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings Eleven Punjab by 9 wickets at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium in the 14th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League.
Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings Eleven Punjab by 9 wickets at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium in the 14th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. Punjab captain KL Rahul won the toss and decided to bat first. Punjab team was all out after scoring 120 runs in 19.4 overs. In response, the Hyderabad team scored 121 runs losing one wicket in 18.4 overs.
Hyderabad started well with David Warner and Johnny Bairstow. The team got its first setback in the 11th over. Warner scored 37 runs and fell victim to Fabian Allen. Johnny Bairstow 63 and Kane Williamson were 16 not out. This is the team's first win in the tournament. Earlier, they suffered three defeats in three matches.
The Punjab team replaced Merideth, Jhay Richardson and Jalaj Saxena in today's match.They were replaced by Fabian Allen, M Ashwin and Moses Henriquez in the playing XI. In the Hyderabad team, Kane Williamson has been included in Mujib ur Rehman's playing XI, while Kedar Jadhav has got a chance to replace Manish Pandey.
Talking about the matches between the two teams, Hyderabad have a heavy upper hand. Hyderabad has won 16 out of 21 matches. The Punjab team has won five matches. Talking about the last five matches, Hyderabad has the upper hand. He has won three matches and Punjab in two matches.