SRH vs PBKS IPL 2023: A captain’s knock from Shikhar Dhawan (66-ball unbeaten 99) went in useless as memorable performances from Rahul Tripathi (48-ball unbeaten 78)and Mayank Markande (4 wickets for 15 runs) helped Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Punjab Kings by eight wickets on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Stadium on Sunday (April 9). By advantage of tonight’s win over Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad gained their first match on this 12 months’s IPL after dropping each their opening video games. For SRH, Tripathi and Markram stitched a match-winning 100-run partnership and the previous completed it off in model with boundary to steer their squad to victory with 8 wickets remaining and 17 balls to spare.
Earlier, Punjab Kings gained the toss and invited Sunrisers Hyderabad to bat first. Punjab stored dropping wickets at common intervals as spinner Mayank Markande (4 wickets for 15 runs) spun an internet round PBKS to go away them reeling at 88 for 9 within the fifteenth over. Shikhar Dhawan performed a captain’s innings (66-ball unbeaten 99) to propel Punjab Kings to 143/9 in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
At the same time as Punjab Kings misplaced fast wickets, skipper Dhawan stood tall with an unbelievable unbeaten 99-run knock, laced up with 12 boundaries and 5 sixes.
Punjab had been off to a disastrous begin as veteran India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar trapped their opener Prabhsimran Singh in entrance of the wicket for an Leg-Earlier than-Wicket (LBW) dismissal within the very first ball of the match, leaving Punjab at none for one.
PBKS misplaced their second wicket after South African left-arm pacer Marco Jansen obtained Matthew Brief (1) LBW out in simply the second supply of the match’s second over.
Wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma fell for mere 4 runs after failing to clear Aiden Markram at mid-off. English all-rounder Sam Curran introduced his arrival with a six and 4 off successive Marco Jansen deliveries earlier than getting cleaned up by leg-spinner Markande.
However Dhawan had different concepts as he smashed the SRH bowlers to take his workforce to a good complete. Serving to Dhawan alongside the way in which was Bhuvneshwar, who spilled three probabilities by the batter, together with two off his personal bowling.