IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad’s trio trumps Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs

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Half-centuries from David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson and three wickets each from Ashish Nehra and Siddarth Kaul guided Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab in an IPL 2017 game at Mohali. (BCCI )

Half-centuries from David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson and three wickets each from Ashish Nehra and Siddarth Kaul guided Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab in an IPL 2017 game at Mohali. (BCCI )

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KXIP captain Glenn Maxwell won the toss and opted to field. (BCCI )

KXIP captain Glenn Maxwell won the toss and opted to field. (BCCI )

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Shikhar Dhawan gave SRH a strong start as he piled up boundaries at will. (BCCI )

Shikhar Dhawan gave SRH a strong start as he piled up boundaries at will. (BCCI )

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He was equally supported by skipper David Warner, who scored his 36th half-century. (BCCI )

He was equally supported by skipper David Warner, who scored his 36th half-century. (BCCI )

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Dhawan also brought up his 27th half-century with a single off Maxwell. The duo put on a 107-run stand inside the first 10 overs. (BCCI )

Dhawan also brought up his 27th half-century with a single off Maxwell. The duo put on a 107-run stand inside the first 10 overs. (BCCI )

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With both Dhawan, Warner departing in a span of four overs, Kane Williamson led the charge with his magnificent strokeplay and powered SRH to 207/3. (BCCI )

With both Dhawan, Warner departing in a span of four overs, Kane Williamson led the charge with his magnificent strokeplay and powered SRH to 207/3. (BCCI )

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The New Zealand skipper clobbered 4 fours and 2 sixes as he remained unbeaten on 54 (off just 27 balls). (BCCI )

The New Zealand skipper clobbered 4 fours and 2 sixes as he remained unbeaten on 54 (off just 27 balls). (BCCI )

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In reply, KXIP got off to a worst possible start as they lost both openers Martin Guptill and Manan Vohra in quick succession. Ashish Nehra removed Vohra while Bhuvneshwar Kumar got rid of the Kiwi opener. (BCCI )

In reply, KXIP got off to a worst possible start as they lost both openers Martin Guptill and Manan Vohra in quick succession. Ashish Nehra removed Vohra while Bhuvneshwar Kumar got rid of the Kiwi opener. (BCCI )

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Shaun Marsh (alongwith Eoin Morgan) provided some stability to the innings and smashed the SRH bowlers all around the park. (BCCI )

Shaun Marsh (alongwith Eoin Morgan) provided some stability to the innings and smashed the SRH bowlers all around the park. (BCCI )

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Rashid Khan then broke the 73-run stand by getting the better of Morgan, who hit 26 off 21. The leggie finished with the figures of 1/16. (BCCI )

Rashid Khan then broke the 73-run stand by getting the better of Morgan, who hit 26 off 21. The leggie finished with the figures of 1/16. (BCCI )

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Marsh continued to play his natural game and completed his fifty off 36 balls. (BCCI )

Marsh continued to play his natural game and completed his fifty off 36 balls. (BCCI )

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But Bhuvneshwar Kumar once again struck as he removed the ‘dangerous’ Marsh for 84. (BCCI )

But Bhuvneshwar Kumar once again struck as he removed the ‘dangerous’ Marsh for 84. (BCCI )

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No other batsman could step up to the task as SRH registered their fifth win of the tournament by 26 runs. David Warner’s men consolidated their third spot while Kings XI Punjab slipped from fifth to sixth with their fifth loss of the season. (BCCI )

No other batsman could step up to the task as SRH registered their fifth win of the tournament by 26 runs. David Warner’s men consolidated their third spot while Kings XI Punjab slipped from fifth to sixth with their fifth loss of the season. (BCCI )

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