IPL: MS Dhoni’s heroics help Rising Pune Supergiant seal last-ball win v Sunrisers Hyderabad

Updated On Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Rising Pune Supergiant beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets, thanks to fifties from Rahul Tripathi and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Chasing a target of 177, Dhoni fashioned a last ball win at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium as the hosts climbed to fourth position in IPL 2017 standings.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 34-ball 61 helped Rising Pune Supergiant clinch a last-ball thriller vs Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 34-ball 61 helped Rising Pune Supergiant clinch a last-ball thriller vs Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. (BCCI )

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Rising Pune Supergiant skipper Steve Smith won the toss and chose to field. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Rising Pune Supergiant skipper Steve Smith won the toss and chose to field. (BCCI )

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Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner got the visitors off to a good start as the duo stitched together yet another 50-run partnership. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner got the visitors off to a good start as the duo stitched together yet another 50-run partnership. (BCCI )

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Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

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Williamson, who hit a blistering 89 vs Delhi Daredevils, continued his good form and played some brilliant shots. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Williamson, who hit a blistering 89 vs Delhi Daredevils, continued his good form and played some brilliant shots. (BCCI )

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Uncharacteristically, Warner found it difficult to go for his shots but somehow managed to hang in with singles and doubles. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Uncharacteristically, Warner found it difficult to go for his shots but somehow managed to hang in with singles and doubles. (BCCI )

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Daniel Christian then removed the dangerous looking Williamson for 21, his first and the only scalp of the match. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Daniel Christian then removed the dangerous looking Williamson for 21, his first and the only scalp of the match. (BCCI )

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Moises Henriques rose to the occasion as his fiery 55* propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad to 176/3. The Australian all-rounder shared a 47-run stand off just 21 balls with Deepak Hooda after the dismissal of Warner for 43. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Moises Henriques rose to the occasion as his fiery 55* propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad to 176/3. The Australian all-rounder shared a 47-run stand off just 21 balls with Deepak Hooda after the dismissal of Warner for 43. (BCCI )

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In reply, Rising Pune Supergiant got off to a worst possible start as they lost the in-form Ajinkya Rahane cheaply. Bipul Sharma got rid of the Mumbaikar in the fourth over. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

In reply, Rising Pune Supergiant got off to a worst possible start as they lost the in-form Ajinkya Rahane cheaply. Bipul Sharma got rid of the Mumbaikar in the fourth over. (BCCI )

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Rahul Tripathi piled on the runs for the hosts and brought up his maiden half-century. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Rahul Tripathi piled on the runs for the hosts and brought up his maiden half-century. (BCCI )

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Rashid Khan then affected a brilliant run-out in the 14th over (of Tripathi) and with Steve Smith also gone, RPS seemed to be in a spot of bother. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Rashid Khan then affected a brilliant run-out in the 14th over (of Tripathi) and with Steve Smith also gone, RPS seemed to be in a spot of bother. (BCCI )

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had just 61 runs under his belt before this game, stepped up to the plate as his unbeaten 34-ball 61 helped Rising Pune Supergiant jump from last place to fourth in standings. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had just 61 runs under his belt before this game, stepped up to the plate as his unbeaten 34-ball 61 helped Rising Pune Supergiant jump from last place to fourth in standings. (BCCI )

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Dhoni shared an unbeaten 58-run partnership with Manoj Tiwary, who hit three crucial boundaries in his 17-run knock. (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Dhoni shared an unbeaten 58-run partnership with Manoj Tiwary, who hit three crucial boundaries in his 17-run knock. (BCCI )

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Rising Pune Supergiant will now face Mumbai Indians on April 24 (Monday). (BCCI ) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:57 PM IST

Rising Pune Supergiant will now face Mumbai Indians on April 24 (Monday). (BCCI )

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