Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad convincingly beat Gujarat Lions by 8 wickets to boost their chances of securing a play-off spot in the Indian Premier League at Kanpur's Green Park Stadium on Saturday.
Here are the highlights from the GL vs SRH match:
Sunrisers Hyderabad are on the verge of another emphatic win. Need 17 runs in 19 balls
Sangwan to Vijay Shankar, FOUR, square of the wicket
Sangwan to Vijay Shankar, FOUR, to fine leg
And fifty it is for Warner
Captain Warner is nearing another brilliant half-century. SRH: 106/2 in 12.4 overs
Raina is changing his bowlers, He probably wants them to slow down and then put pressure to get the much-needed wicket. 6 Runs off the over.
Ravindra Jadeja, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack
A very tight over from Munaf. Lions need more of such over. Just 5 runs off the over.
Gujarat brings old horse on course. Munaf Patel comes into the attack.
Another very good over for Hyderabad, 14 runs off the over
James Faulkner, comes into the attack
Praveen Kumar to Warner, four, to long off
Sunrisers Hyderabad need 128 runs in 95 balls
Vijay Shankar joins captain Warner in the middle
OUT!!!! Moises Henriques departs. Good line by Praveen Kumar. The pitch is playing tricks
Moises Henriques, right handed bat, comes to the crease
P Kumar to Dhawan, out Caught by Faulkner!! SRH: 20/1 in 2.1 overs
Four!!! Dhawan again. Pradeep Sangwan faces the heat
Four!!! Shikhar Dhawan off the mark with a boundary
Captain David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan begin proceedings for SRH
What happened there? 110 for no loss and didn't finish the overs? #GujaratLions— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) May 13, 2017
Gujarat Lions set 159-run target for Sunrisers Hyderabad
S Kaul to Ankit Soni, out Bowled!!
A great comeback by the defending champions after being thrashed all over initially by Gujarat Lions
Bhuvneshwar to Jadeja, four. Gujarat Lions: 150/7 in 17.5 overs
Siraj to Sangwan, out Bowled!! Four wickets for Siraj today
Siraj to Faulkner, out Bowled!!
Four!!! Off James Faulkner's blade. Gujarat Lions: 139/5 in 16.2 overs
After an explosive start, the top half of the GL batting order is back into the hut due to some tight line by the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers.
Bowled. Now Aaron Finch walks back to the hut. Rashid Khan strikes again
Ravindra Jadeja, left handed bat, comes to the crease
Rashid Khan to Karthik, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!! Thats a meltdown for Gujarat Lions
Siraj to Raina, out Caught by Dhawan!!
Dinesh Karthik joins captain Suresh Raina in the middle
Gone!!! Ishan Kishan departs, caught by Naman Ojha
Poor fielding in the deep by Shikhar Dhawan, Four
Gone!!!! Rashid Khan scalps Dwayne Smith
Dwayne Smith completes his fifty
Henriques to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, to third man
100 up for Gujarat Lions in just 9.3 overs
Four!!! Cracking shot by Smith. Gujarat Lions: 98/0
Rashid Khan to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, to fine leg
Rashid Khan to Dwayne Smith, SIX, to backward square leg
Rashid Khan to Ishan Kishan, SIX, to deep mid-wicket, maiden fifty for Ishan Kishan
Gujarat Lions, already on 76/0 in 8 overs, will look to post around 180-200 on board for Sunrisers Hyderabad with Ishan Kishan (45) playing the protagonist.
Six!!! Another six for Ishan Kishan's blade. Gujarat Lions: 72/0 in 6.5 overs
Nabi to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, to long off
Nabi to Dwayne Smith, SIX, to deep mid wicket. Cracking shot that was
Fifty up for Gujarat in just 5.2 overs without loss. Great start
Siraj to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, to long on
Siraj to Ishan Kishan, FOUR, to long off. Ishan Kishan is going hammer and tongs at the moment. Batting at 32 (14).
Siraj to Ishan Kishan, FOUR, to deep extra cover
Gujarat Lions: 35 for no loss in 4 overs
S Kaul to Ishan Kishan, FOUR
S Kaul to Ishan Kishan, SIX, to fine leg
Siraj to Ishan Kishan, SIX, to backward square leg
Ishan Kishan, Dwayne Smith open the innings form Gujarat Lions
Sunrisers Hyderabad win toss, opt to bowl against Gujarat Lions
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Mohammad Nabi, Naman Ojha(w), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj
Gujarat Lions (Playing XI): Dwayne Smith, Ishan Kishan, Suresh Raina(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Aaron Finch, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Pradeep Sangwan, Munaf Patel, Praveen Kumar, Ankit Soni
(With inputs from PTI)