Bhuvaneshwar Kumar rips apart KXIP; SRH win by 5 runs
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar picked up five wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by five runs in a last over thriller. Chasing 160, KXIP's top order tumbled except Manan Vohra who smashed 95-runs off 50 balls. He was however sent back by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar in the 19th over. Kumar now has 15 wickets in this year's IPL.
Sunrisers host Kings as both teams look for a win
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab will look for a win as the teams face each other at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. Both the teams started their campaign with two wins, but have faced two back to back losses. Hyderabad hold a 6-2 winning record against Punjab in their previous eight outings.
Debut match for Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi
Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi will be playing his first IPL match today to become the second player from the country to play IPL. His fellow countryman Rashid Khan has played four matches in this IPL.
Warner leads from the front as SRH score 159
Sunrisers Hyderabad's skipper David Warner played a captain's knock to score 70 runs off 54 balls as his team scored 159 runs after Punjab decided to bowl first. Warner partnered with Shikhar Dhawan and then Moises Henriques to lay the foundation for Hyderabad. His 60-run partnership with Naman Ojha (34) helped SRH to put a decent score on the board.
First golden duck for Yuvraj, 36th fifty for Warner
It was the first time that Yuvraj Singh returned to pavilion on the very first ball of his innings, recording his first golden duck. However, his skipper David Warner scored his 36th fifty of IPL, the most by any player.