Punjab Kings (PBKS) won by five runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 37th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) played in Sharjah.
Playing first, Punjab scored 125/7 after 20 overs. In reply, Hyderabad missed the target despite the aggressive innings of Jason Holder (47 *).
Ravi Bishnoi took the maximum three wickets from Punjab.
Let’s look at the records made in the match.
Such was the exciting match
Playing first after losing the toss, Punjab lost their two wickets adding just 29 runs in the powerplay in front of the deadly bowling of Holder. At the same time, in the middle order, Aiden Markram played an innings of 27 runs off 32 balls and Punjab set a target of 126 runs for victory.
Hyderabad needed 17 runs in the last over to win, which the team could not achieve despite the struggle of Holder.
Shami gave big setbacks, started Hyderabad poorly
Mohammed Shami gave early shocks to Hyderabad, chasing the target.
He sent David Warner (2) and Kane Williamson (1) to the pavilion cheaply.
Shami bowled three overs in the powerplay and took two wickets for five runs.
Shami got Warner out caught by wicketkeeper Rahul while Williamson was bowled off his ball.
Shami took two wickets for 14 runs in his four overs.
Hyderabad made the lowest team score in the powerplay
Hyderabad scored just 20 runs in the powerplay for the loss of two wickets. This became Hyderabad’s lowest team score in the Powerplay. Earlier, SRH had scored the lowest score in the first six overs (21/3 vs Rajasthan Royals, Hyderabad) in IPL 2013.
Ravi Bishnoi gave his best performance
Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi shook Hyderabad’s middle order with three wickets. He took three wickets for 24 runs in four overs.
Bishnoi bowled Manish Pandey in an interesting match. In the 13th over of the innings, the wickets of Abdul Samad and Kedar Jadhav pushed Hyderabad into the backfoot.
This has become the best performance of his IPL career so far.
Warner played his 150th match
David Warner has become only the third overseas player to play 150 matches in the IPL. Before him, AB de Villiers (178) and Kieron Pollard (173) have achieved this feat.
Holder did a great all-round performance
Lethal bowler Jason Holder proved his worth with the bat as well. He played a quick innings of 47* runs in 29 balls with the help of five sixes.
Earlier in the bowling, Holder took three big wickets for 19 runs in his quota of four overs.
Holder showed the way to the pavilion to the opposition captains KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Deepak Hooda.