IPL: SRH defeat KXIP by 26 runs
Shaun Marsh's lone battle went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in the 33rd match of 2017 VIVO Indian Premier League. Chasing 208, Shaun Marsh hit 84 runs off 50 balls trying to take Punjab closer to target after they lost three early wickets. However, it was not enough with regular wickets falling after Marsh's departure.
SRH look for an away win as they play KXIP
Sunrisers Hyderabad lock horns with Kings XI Punjab in the first match at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Placed on the third spot in the points table, SRH look for their first win away from their home after losses in Pune, Kolkata and Mumbai. On the other hand, Punjab would want to register another win in the tournament.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab have met each other nine times previously. With seven wins, Hyderabad have an upper hand over Punjab.
SRH score 207 runs; three SRH batsmen score half-centuries
Hyderabad openers David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan put on a 107-run partnership to help their team score 207 runs in 20 overs. Warner scored 51, while Dhawan went on to score 77 runs. In the death overs, Kane Williamson scored 54 runs off 27 balls to end the things on a high note for SRH.
Warner's sixth consecutive fifty against Punjab
SRH skipper David Warner scored his sixth consecutive half-century against Kings XI Punjab today. His previous scores against Punjab were 58, 81, 59, 52, 70* and 51, which came in this match.