Shaun Marsh’s magnificent 84 went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad secured their first away win in the 2017 Indian Premier League as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in Mohali. With this win, David Warner’s team are in third spot in the table. Get highlights of Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad here. (SCORECARD | LIVE STREAMING INFO)
23:48 hrs IST: That is all we have from here. Tomorrow, Rising Pune Supergiant take on Royal Challengers Bangalore while Gujarat Lions take on Mumbai Indians.
23:45 hrs IST: Rashid Khan, Man of the Match: Murali has been superb so far with me and is supporting me and is giving me all his experience. I’m enjoying myself with him. The confidence and the motivation given from the coaching staff and the skipper helps. I would like to dedicate this award to my brother.
23:39 hrs IST: David Warner: We know here generally, getting 180 you generally win most games. The wicket played fantastic. Fantastic innings from Marsh. Couple of basic drops from us in the outfield. Williamson is a fantastic player, the way he plays so freely and elegantly, it’s great for our team
23:35 hrs IST: Glenn Maxwell: Marsh was absolute class, he was striking the ball beautifully. He has done it for Kings XI for 10 seasons. It was chaseable. We were sloppy with the ball and in the field.
23:30 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad break their jinx in style as they secure their first win away in the 2017 IPL as they defeat Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs.David Warner’s team remain in third spot.
23:26 hrs IST: WICKET! Game, set and match for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mohit Sharma slices Nehra to deep cover and the catch is taken.
23:24 hrs IST: A miracle is needed now. 33 off 6. Pretty difficult considering it is Ashish Nehra at the other end.
23:17 hrs IST: WICKET! One mistimed shot too many and Axar goes. Length ball outside off, Axar attempts the lofted shot and mistimes it straight down the ground where David Warner takes the catch. Axar Patel c David Warner b Siddarth Kaul 16 (9).
23:12 hrs IST: Axar Patel keeps Kings XI Punjab in the hunt by whacking two boundaries off Nehra. This game is not over yet.
23:08 hrs IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar continues his great performance at the death overs as Sunrisers Hyderabad close in on a win.
23:04 hrs IST: WICKET! That is the game one feels. Marsh launches Bhuvneshwar to deep mid wicket and Hooda takes the catch. Ends a magnificent knock. Shaun Marsh c Deepak Hooda b Bhuvneshwar Kumar 84 (50).
22:59 hrs IST: WICKET! Kaul gets some redemption as Wriddhiman Saha looks to pull but misses it and the off stump is pegged back. Wriddhiman Saha b Siddarth Kaul 2 (4).
22:54 hrs IST: Marsh is playing a special knock here. He cracks Siddarth Kaul square of the wicket for a boundary. Next ball, he mauls a six into the long on stands. Next ball, Marsh gets some luck as David Warner drops a flat hit at deep mid wicket for another boundary. This is carnage.
22:52 hrs IST: Marsh crunches the lofted drive to long on as Rashid Khan ends with figures of 4-0-16-1. Great effort by the Afghan legspinner.
22:49 hrs IST: WICKET! Rashid Khan gets the wicket. Eoin Morgan attempts the slog sweep but miscues it and this time Deepak Hooda takes the catch at deep mid wicket, makes amends. Eoin Morgan c Deepak Hooda b Rashid Khan 26 (21).
22:48 hrs IST: Henriques gave away 19 runs in the over. But, Sunrisers Hyderabad might not be too perturbed.
22:46 hrs IST: Brilliant from Marsh. He notches up his 19th fifty in the IPL as he finds the gap to perfection. Next ball, he launches Henriques high n the air but is dropped at deep mid wicket by Deepak Hooda.
22:43 hrs IST: Another good over from Rashid Khan. The rate is getting steeper and steeper for KXIP.
22:41 hrs IST: Marsh employs the late-cut against Rashid Khan and finds the boundary. They have to go after the legspinner now.
22:39 hrs IST: Eoin Morgan supports Marsh by slamming two boundaries off Henriques. 12 runs come in the over. KXIP need a lot more of these overs.
22:36 hrs IST: Once again, Rashid Khan concedes just one run in his second over. His current figures read 2-0-2-0.
22:29 hrs IST: Only one run in Rashid Khan’s first over and a tight ninth over from Kaul. The asking rate is mounting for Kings XI Punjab.
22:24 hrs IST: Rashid Khan is into the attack. Can he strike again in the first over or will Shaun Marsh gets on top of him?
22:20 hrs IST: Shaun Marsh continues to pile on the runs as he slams Moises Henriques for a boundary.
22:18 hrs IST: Shaun Marsh continues to fight as he launches a six and a four off Deepak Hooda. Kings XI Punjab are 59/3 after six overs.
22:14 hrs IST: WICKET! Huge one and KXIP are staring at a big hole. Siddarth Kaul floats it on the pads and Glenn Maxwell swings it to short fine leg. Glenn Maxwell c Ashish Nehra b Siddarth Kaul 0 (2).
22:13 hrs IST: After Guptill’s brief blast, KXIP are reeling here with three quick wickets.
22:09 hrs IST: WICKET! Vohra (3) gone! KXIP 37/2
Vohra gives a simple catch to Siddharth Kaul at mid-on off Ashish Nehra. Again a slower ball but Vohra couldn;t gauge it.
22:06 hrs IST: KXIP are 28/1 in three overs
22:02 hrs IST: WICKET! Guptil (23) gone.
The New Zealander mistimes his shot off a slower ball from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The ball stays up in the air for sometime and is caught by Moises Henriques.
21:58 hrs IST: That’s a BIG, BIG over! Nehra gives away 15 runs as Guptill plunders him! After 2 overs, KXIP are 25/0
21:53 hrs IST: Bhuvneshwar is getting some swing but Guptill thrashes two boundaries to get his campaign in the 2017 IPL off to a great start. After one over, KXIP are 10/0.
21:48 hrs IST: Welcome back for the run-chase. Martin Guptill will open along with Manan Vohra for KXIP. Bhuvneshwar to open for SRH.
21:33 hrs IST: Dhawan: David played a great knock. Kane played a great knock again. Last few innings, we had some slow starts. We discussed in the team meeting to up the run rate.
21:29 hrs IST: Superb from Kane as he slams his third fifty in the IPL as Sunrisers Hyderabad finish on 207/3 after 20 overs. This will take some chasing from Kings XI Punjab.
21:27 hrs IST: Short back of the hand slower ball from Mohit and Henriques taps it to the leg side for a couple. Fourth time a side has gone past 200 in this edition
21:24 hrs IST: Excellent shot and excellent fielding from Manan Vohra. Williamson moves to the off side and reaches out to pull it to deep mid wicket. Manan Vohra takes the catch near the boundary but realises he is too close, he releases the ball and saves a boundary. But, Williamson finds the boundary off the last ball as SRH near 200.
21:22 hrs IST: Brilliant batting from Williamson. He flicks Ishant over deep mid wicket for a six and then reaches out to a wide ball to carve it to the third man boundary.
21:17 hrs IST: WICKET! Yuvraj Singh launches Glenn Maxwell to long on but it is a simple catch. He just mistimed the shot. Yuvraj Singh c Axar Patel b Glenn Maxwell 15 (12).
21:13 hrs IST: Yuvraj Singh gets going by slamming two boundaries off Cariappa. Sunrisers Hyderabad are nearing the 200-run mark as they reach 171/2 after 17 overs.
21:09 hrs IST: Big roar in the stadium as local boy Yuvraj Singh comes out to the middle.
21:06 hrs IST: WICKET! Brilliant catch from Maxwell. Mohit bowls a slow, full ball outside off , Dhawan mows the slog to deep mid wicket but Maxwell takes a great overhead catch. Shikhar Dhawan c Glenn Maxwell b Mohit Sharma 77 (48), Sunrisers Hyderabad 147/2.
21:02 hrs IST: Dhawan enters the 70s with a sweep of Cariappa. He is looking in good touch and Sunrisers Hyderabad continue to maintain a run-rate of over 10.
20:55 hrs IST: WHAM! Williamson shows that he can strike the big blow as he clobbers Axar Patel into the stands at wide long on for his first six. After 13 overs, Sunrisers Hyderabad are 131/1.
20:51 hrs IST: Dhawan continues to attack but Kane Williamson will be looking to continue the momentum. After 12 overs, Sunrisers Hyderabad are 120/1.
20:47 hrs IST: WICKET! Warner goes for the almighty slog to deep mid wicket but he misses it and gets bowled by Glenn Maxwell. David Warner b Glenn Maxwell 51 (27), Sunrisers Hyderabad 107/1 after 10 overs.
20:43 hrs IST: David Warner slams his 35th fifty while Shikhar Dhawan gets to his 27th fifty. Sunrisers Hyderabad totally dominant at this time.
20:42 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad continue to pound away. Warner slams two boundaries while Dhawan moves closer to his fifty.
20:37 hrs IST: Nothing going right for Kings XI Punjab as Sunrisers Hyderabad reach 83/0 after eight overs.
20:35 hrs IST: Warner slams yet another six. He dances down the track to Glenn Maxwell and launches him well into the stands at long on for his fourth six. Sunrisers Hyderabad simply dominating.
20:33 hrs IST: KC Cariappa into the attack but he errs in his line and Dhawan finds the boundary thanks to the sweep shot. Last ball of the seventh over, Warner blasts a flighted ball to long on for another six. Sunrisers Hyderabad are 72/0 after seven overs.
20:29 hrs IST: Time for the time-out. Dhawan and Warner are looking in great touch as Kings XI Punjab struggle. The bowlers missed the line and length on a consistent basis.
20:28 hrs IST: Dhawan and Warner are finding the boundaries at will here. Kings XI Punjab are struggling to control the run-rate.
20:21 hrs IST: CRASH, BANG! Warner is starting to get into the groove. He makes room and cracks a boundary to deep cover and then he launches two consecutive sixes off Axar Patel. The fifty-run stand is up in just 4.5 overs.
20:18 hrs IST: Warner breaks the shackles by slamming Mohit Sharma down the ground and a few balls later, Dhawan finds the gap at deep point for his third boundary. Sunrisers Hyderabad are 33/0 after four overs with Mohit conceding 11 runs in his first over.
20:14 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad are 22/0 after three overs. Dhawan has made 17 of them and Warner is playing second fiddle.
20:11 hrs IST: Superb shot from Dhawan. Ishant lands it on the pads and the Indian left-hander launches him over long leg for the first six of the game. Great batting.
20:09 hrs IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad have moved to 13/0 after two overs, with Dhawan starting confidently.
20:07 hrs IST: Shikhar Dhawan gets off to a flying start as he slams two boundaries off Anureet Singh. He is looking in good touch.
20:04 hrs IST: Good start from Ishant Sharma. Pace and bounce first up as Sunrisers Hyderabad manage just three runs in the opening over.
20:02 hrs IST: Edged but safe! Ishant gets some zip and extra bounce of this Mohali deck and Warner edges the delivery, it flies to third man where the fielder dives to prevent the couple.
19:59 hrs IST: All set for the action to begin. Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner have come out to open while Ishant Sharma will open the bowling.
19:51 hrs IST: In the previous encounter between these two teams, Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up 5/19 and Manan Vohra slammed 95. This is the first time Mohali are hosting an IPL game in this edition and it will be interesting to see how the pitch behaves.
19:40 hrs IST: So Hashim Amla misses out due to a hamstring injury. Martin Guptill gets his first game. Eoin Morgan comes in place of Marcus Stoinis. As for SRH, Ashish Nehra comes back from a neck injury. Yuvraj Singh also returns.
19:38 hrs IST: Here are the playing XI of both teams:
KXIP: Manan Vohra, Martin Guptill, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell(c), Eoin Morgan, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Mohit Sharma, Anureet Singh, KC Cariappa, Ishant Sharma
SRH: David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha(wk), Ashish Nehra, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul
19:31 hrs IST: Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and have opted to bowl.
STAT ATTACK - David Warner needs just one fifty to become the first Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman to score 25 fifties in IPL.
19:24 hrs IST: Toss in a short while.
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19:15 hrs IST: A warm welcome to our live coverage of game 33 of IPL 2017 between Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad
SRH are placed third with nine points while Glenn Maxwell’s KXIP have managed just three wins from their seven games and are fifth. (IPL 2017 STANDINGS)
Kings XI Punjab will now play four games (on the trot) at Mohali and will look to exploit the home advantage.
On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad will look to win this one and move close to the top two teams in the standings. The first time both teams met this year, SRH clinched a five-run thriller despite Manan Vohra’s magnificent 95.