Sunrisers Hyderabad totally dominated Punjab Kings in head to head. They will meet again for their fourth match of the season at Chennai. Sunrisers Hyderabad yet to win a match in thus season while Punjab Kings lost their back to back matches.
Current Form :
Sunrisers Hyderabad : L L L
Punjab Kings : L L W
“We will bat first. Pretty obvious decision, put the runs on the board and defend it. Two changes for us – Meredith and Gayle miss out, Fabian Allen and Moises Henriques in – we are petty clear, everyone have been given responsibilities – we’re a new team, will take time for the roles to sink in. A couple of wins from now. then belief will be back.” KL Rahul told.
“Everyone in this franchise are positive – need to learnfrom the mistakes, those little things in. Kane Williamson is back, he replaced Mujeeb. Samad is out with a hamstring pull, Kedar replaces him, Manish misses out as well, replaced with Siddarth Kaul. Conditions over here are very different to what we encountered in Dubai last season. Need to bowl well and get back to winning ways.” David Warner added
Sunrisers Hyderabad grabbed the first 10 overs as they took four wickets of Punjab Kings. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar removed Captain KL Rahul, while Rashid Khan took the wicket of Chris Gayle. Nicholas Pooran was run out by David Warner, he gone for duck. Third duck in this season for Pooran.
Abhishek Sharma bowled an impressive spell alongwith Rashid Khan. He took two wickets and conceded just 24 runs. Punjab Kings managed to score only 120 runs at Chennai. They have no knowledge ; how to bat on this pitch, they bowled out for just 120 runs.
Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan and Khaleel Ahmed were brilliant with Ball. Khaleel Ahmed took three wickets while Abhishek Sharma satisfied with 2 wickets.
Jonny Bairstow and David Warner started well for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kane Williamson joined Bairstow later. Hyderabad won this match convincingly, Jonny Bairstow was brilliant with tha bat.
Fabian Allen was the only bowler which have a wicket, poor bowling from Punjab Kings. They now lost three in row.