Setting up an overwhelming show, shielding champions Sunrisers Hyderabad punished table-toppers Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in an IPL match to merge their fourth position in the table, here yesterday.
Made a request to bowl to begin with, Hyderabad bowlers conveyed in the essential match, limiting the adversaries to an unassuming 138 for seven, which was worked around captain Rohit Sharma’s battling 67-run knock off 45 balls.
Paceman Siddarth Kaul took three wickets while the Afghanistan turn couple of Rashid Khan (1/22) and Mohammed Nabi (1/13) gagged the Mumbai batsmen with faultless line and length.
Together they surrendered just 35 keeps running in eight overs. The aggregate demonstrated too little for the shielding champions as they upgraded the objective with 10 balls to extra as opener Shikhar Dhawan (62) drove the route with an unbeaten half-century.
Hyderabad stayed at fourth position however now have 15 points five more than nearest match Kings XI Punjab. One more win, taking their count to 17, will seal them a compartment in the Play-offs on the grounds that regardless of the possibility that Punjab win their staying three matches they can get most extreme to 16 focuses.
Hyderabad lost their skipper David Warner (6) early when he was caught by Mitchell McClenaghan however Dhawan and Moises Henriques (44) removed the match from Mumbai with their red hot thumps. They included 91 keeps running for the second wicket in 11 overs before Jasprit Bumrah expelled the Australian in the thirteenth over.
In the past over Henriques was dropped by Harbhajan Singh off his own particular knocking down some pins. Mumbai bragged a great Mumbai assault however Dhawan and Henriques batted with assurance. Dhawan’s 62 fell off 46 balls with six limits, including two sixes while Henriques’ 44 fell off 35 balls with six fours. Dhawan completed the match in the organization of Vijay Shankar (15) after shoddy rejection of Yuvraj Singh (9).
Prior, the Mumbai Indians captain included 60 keeps running for the fourth wicket Hardik Pandya (15) yet Hyderabad bowlers never enabled the adversaries to score unreservedly with Siddarth Kaul (3/24) harming them with an amazing three-wicket pull. The hosts kept the Mumbai batsmen on a tight chain, giving ceaselessly just 36 keeps running in the Power-play overs and furthermore disposed of huge hitting Lendl Simmons (1) and Nitish Rana.
Nabi, favored over Kane Williamson, hit with his fourth ball, clean knocking down some pins the West Indian while paceman Kaul scalped Rana (9). Parthiv Patel (23) was dropped by Vijay Shankar promptly after Rana’s rejection yet the southpaw couldn’t capitalize on and soon turned into the second casualty of Kaul to leave Mumbai reeling at 36 for three.
Hyderabad dried up the runs with the table-toppers managing only 59 runs at the half-way mark but Rohit and Pandya were still there. Nabi completed his quota of overs in one go and conceded only 13 runs, playing his part in choking Mumbai. Warner smartly used all his five bowlers.
Subsequent to opening the assault with Bhuvneshwar he brought the paceman back just in the thirteenth over. Rohit and Pandya however kept the scoreboard ticking with singles and furthermore discovered odd limit in the middle.
They included 60 keeps running for the fourth wicket before Rashid isolated them by expelling Pandya. Kaul sent back Rohit in the nineteenth over and Kieron Pollard (5) likewise attempted to get some snappy runs.