Warner, Kumar star in Hyderabad's thrilling win over Punjab

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 07:12 am Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Hyderabad vs Punjab
April 18 (CRICKETNMORE) - Sunrisers Hyderabad Clinch a thrilling win over Kings XI Punjab by 5 runs in the final over of an IPL match at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad on Monday. Sensational bowling by Bhuvneshwar Kumar who took five wickets for Hyderabad helped the home side beat Punjab. 

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Sunrisers Hyderabad - 159/6 in 20 Overs

Put into bat, Hyderabad managed to post 159/6 in 20 Overs. Punjab bowlers did well to restrict Hyderabad under 175.  Skipper David Warner's 70 and Naman Ojha’s 20-ball 34 were the top two scores in the SRH innings.

Read: Warner's 70 drives Hyderabad to 159/6 against Punjab

Mohit Sharma and Akshar Patel took two wickets each for Punjab.

Kings XI Punjab - 154/10 in 19.4 Overs

Chasing down the target of 160, KXIP kept loosing wickets at regular intervals. Opener Manan Vohra played an spectacular innings of 95 from 50 balls. Hopes were alive till Vohra was at the crease. But his dismissal in the penultimate over put the lid on the contest.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 5-19 while Rashid Khan took 2 wickets.

Full Scorecard

Brief Scores

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 159-6 (David Warner 70*, Naman Ojha 34, Mohit Sharma 2-25, Axar Patel 2-33) beat Kings XI Punjab: 154 in 19.4 Overs (Manan Vohra 95, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-19, Rashid Khan 2-42) by 5 runs 

Man of the Match: Bhuvneshwar Kumar



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