IPL 2024 23rd Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Punjab Kings in last over thriller

Tags: IPL 2024, Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 23rd Match at Mohali, Apr 09, 2024, Punjab XI, Hyderabad XI

Published on: Apr 10, 2024

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Punjab won the toss and they invite SRH to bat first, The match began on a dismal note for SRH as their top order crumbled early. Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, and Aiden Markram were sent back to the pavilion with just 39 runs on the board within the first 5 overs. SRH put up a competitive total of 182/9, thanks to a stellar performance by the young sensation Nitish Reddy, who dazzled with a rapid 65 off 37 balls.

In reply, PBKS responded valiantly with a spirited chase, driven by Shashank Singh (46 not out off 25 balls) and Ashutosh Sharma (33 not out off 15 balls), who combined forces in a dynamic 66-run partnership. The match witnessed a tense finish as PBKS came within striking distance of victory, needing 29 runs from the final over bowled by Jaydev Unadkat. Despite a valiant effort by the duo, PBKS fell short by a narrow margin, ending their innings at 180/6

The Sunrisers registered their third win of the season against Punjab Kings on Tuesday. There has been no movement in the positions on the points table after the game on Tuesday, with both SRH and PBKS maintaining their fifth and sixth positions, respectively, in the standings of IPL 2024. The Sunrisers, however, are now ahead of the Kings by two points, with six to their name in five matches.

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