Defending Champions Sunrisers Hyderabad are locked in an encounter with Rising Pune Supergiant at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The match will start at 4pm. Both the teams have clashed on three occasions where Pune team emerged as the winner in two games.
Both Rising Pune Supergiant and Sunrisers Hyderabad sitting on the top half of the table and would like to cement their place in the top four with a win.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha(w), Rashid Khan, Bipul Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Ashish Nehra
Rising Pune Supergiant (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), Manoj Tiwary, MS Dhoni(w), Ben Stokes, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir
Here are the live updates:
#RPS win a close encounter courtesy Jaydev Unadkat's hattrick
#Unadkat claims a hat trick, that's sensational stuff
#Unadkat dismisses Bhuvneshwar Kumar with another peach of a delivery
#Udadkat removes Rashid Khan with a beauty
#Unadkat comes to bowl the final over
#This is gone down to the wire,13 required off the final over
#Stokes bowls a good over in the given circumstances, goes for 9 in his final over
#Sharma and Rashid cant find the boundary which is the need of the hour
#Stokes has been brilliant all day with the ball
#It is a matter of who can hold their nerves with 22 off 12 required
#This encounter shall go down to the wire
#Unadkat scalps Naman Ojha, RPS making this match close
Bowled!!!! Tahir removes Henriques. SRH 4 wickets down
Stokes to Yuvraj, SIX, straight down the ground. Lovely shot
Stokes to Warner, out Caught by SN Thakur!!
Sunrisers Hyderabad need 80 runs in 11 overs
SN Thakur to Yuvraj, FOUR, to deep extra cover
SN Thakur to Yuvraj, FOUR, to third man
Tahir to Warner, SIX, cracking shot
Fifty up for Hyderabad. Warner, Yuvraj still at the crease facing Imran Tahir
Four!!! Cracking shot by Warner. Even with this, Washington Sundar has been quite consistent with his line. Just 19 runs from 3 overs
Stokes to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, to sweeper cover
Gone!!!! Ben Stokes removes Shikhar Dhawan
Sunrisers Hyderabad 25/0 in 4 overs
Unadkat to Dhawan, SIX, to deep mid wicket
Washington Sundar, right-arm off break, comes into the attack
Sunrisers Hyderabad out to chase 149-run target set by Rising Pune Supergiant with Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner at the crease
Rising Pune Supergiant set 149-run target for Sunrisers Hyderabad
S Kaul to SN Thakur, out Caught by Warner!!
Bhuvneshwar to Manoj Tiwary, out Manoj Tiwary Run Out!!
S Kaul to Smith, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!
RPS 100/3 in 15.2 overs
Rashid Khan to Stokes, out Bowled!!
50 comes up for Pune in 9.4 overs
Bipul Sharma to Rahane, out Caught by Yuvraj!!
Henriques to Rahane, SIX, to long on
Nehra looks in trouble at the moment. Having a word with team physio. Stretching his left hamstring. Henriques to complete the over
Rashid Khan, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack
Good start for the home team. A wicket in the second over with 6 runs on board
Nehra to Tripathi, out Tripathi Run Out!!
Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane open innings for Rising Pune Supergiant
Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the toss and have invited Rising Pune Supergiant to bat