KXIP Restricts SRH To 201/6 After Warner-Bairstow's Strong Start
Kings XI Punjab has restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 201/6 after SRH openers, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow, added 160 runs for the first wicket in 92 balls.
SRH captain David Warner opted to bat first after winning the toss. The team got off to a flier in the powerplay as they scored 58 runs.
Both the openers looked untroubled with the KXIP's bowling and scored runs with ease. Ravi Bishnoi, in the 16th over, got both Bairstow(97) and Warner(52) out.
Interestingly, KXIP bowlers took their first wicket after 219 balls.
After the openers departed, the bowlers bounced back as they not only restricted runs but also got wickets at regular intervals.
Ravi Bishnoi was the pick of the bowlers, taking three wickets in three overs and conceding 29 runs.
Brief Scores - 201/6 (Jonny Bairstow - 97, David Warner - 52; Ravi Bishnoi - 3/29)