IPL: Hyderabad Sets Target of 158 Runs for Punjab

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Punjab Kings in the 70th and final league match of IPL 2022 being played at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday due to the excellent partnership of 58 runs in 29 balls by Washington Sundar (25) and Romario Shepherd (26 not out).

(PBKS) A Target of 158 Runs

Hyderabad scored 157 runs in 20 overs for the loss of eight wickets. Harpreet Brar and Nathan Ellis took three wickets each for Punjab. While Kagiso Rabada took a wicket.

Earlier, winning the toss and electing to bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 43 runs for the loss of one wicket in the powerplay. During this, opener Priya Garg (4) was made his victim by Rabada.

After this, Abhishek Sharma and Rahul Tripathi led the innings and played some brilliant shots. But in the 9th over, Brar made Tripathi (20) walk.

At the same time, the partnership of 47 runs in 35 balls between him and Abhishek came to an end. Hyderabad got the second blow for 61 runs.

Aiden Markram, who came at number four, along with Abhishek kept the pace of the run going. But after 10.3 overs, the Punjab bowlers started putting pressure on the Hyderabad batsmen, after which Brar also took the second wicket by making Abhishek (43) his victim.

At the same time, Nicholas Pooran (5) and Markram (21), who came at number five, also returned to the pavilion, leaving half of Hyderabad’s team back for 96 runs in 14.4 overs.

Meanwhile, Washington Sundar and Romario Shepherd played some brilliant shots. After 18 overs, Hyderabad scored 135 for the loss of five wickets.

Arshdeep Singh Gave 12 Runs in the 19th Over

At the same time, Ellis, who came to bowl the 20th over, dismissed Sundar (25) and Jagdish Suchit (0), while captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1) was run out, leaving Hyderabad for 157 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Shepherd remained unbeaten on 26 off 15 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.

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