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IPL updates! Hyderabad thump Punjab, go top of the table

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April 19, 2013


23:28  
Scorecard:

So, the home team needs 18 off the last two overs. Perera smashes the first ball of the penultimate over, by Mahmood, for a huge six over long-on.

The fourth ball is sent over the midwicket for another six. Two length balls from Mahmood, two sixes and it is all over for Punjab. 

A third in the fifth ball completes the last rites.

Perera (23 not out) hits three sixes of five balls to take Hyderabad to yet another win. 

Hyderabad win by five wickets, with seven balls left.
23:18  Scorecard:

So, the home team needs 18 off the last two overs. Perera smashes the first ball of the penultimate over, by Mahmood, for a huge six over long-on.

The fourth ball is sent over the midwicket for another six. Two length balls from Mahmood, two sixes and it is all over for Punjab. 

A third in the fifth ball completes the last rites.

Perera (23 not out) hits three sixes of five balls to take Hyderabad to yet another win. 

Hyderabad win by five wickets, with seven balls left.
23:10  Scorecard:

Azhar Mahmood strikes with the first ball of his third over, the 17th of the innings, having Samantray (10) out leg before. 

The home team has lost three quick wickets. They reach the 100-run mark in the first ball of the 18th over, courtesy a single by Perera.

It is turning out to be quite a contest this, going down to the wire.

Hyderabad 106 for five after 18 overs. 
23:00  Scorecard:

Cameron White (16) is bowled by Gony in the first ball after the strategic timeout, to a ball that kept low. 

Samantray hits a boundary two balls later to ease the pressure. 

Hyderabad 97 for five after 16 overs. 
22:40  Scorecard:

The home team reaches the 50-run mark in the ninth over, bowled by Mascarenhas.

Vihari continues his onslaught with a boundary each of Chawla and Mascarenhas, the latter's figures (4-0-25-0) making for a decent reading.

Chawla strikes in his third over, having Vihari (46) caught by David Hussey at short cover.

Hyderabad 70 for three after 12 overs.
22:25  Scorecard:

Manpreet Gony into the attack in the eighth over, and he strikes fifth ball, having Akshath Reddy (19) caught by Azhar Mahmood.

A spectacular catch this. 

Reddy's 17-ball knock included two boundaries and he put on 48 runs for the second wicket with Vihari. 

Hyderabad 48 for two after eight overs. Time for the first strategic timeout.
22:18  Scorecard:

Hanuma Vihari and Akshath Reddy have combined well for Hyderabad after that early wicket. 

However, boundaries have been hard to come by, only four so far, two having come in succession in Piyush Chawla's first over - seventh of the innings - hit by Vihari.

The home team has reached 43 for one after seven overs.
22:00  Scorecard:


Hyderabad's innings begins on a disastrous note. Praveen Kumar strikes with the fourth delivery of the first over, bowling Quinton de Kock for naught.


Hyderabad Sunrisers 0-1 
21:59  Scorecard:


Hyderabad's innings begins on a disastrous note. Praveen Kumar strikes with the fourth delivery of the first over, bowling Quinton de Kock for naught.


Hyderabad Sunrisers 0-1 
21:34  Scorecard:

A six off Mishra by Gurkeerat helps Punjab get past the 100-run mark, in the 16th over. 

However, in the next over Ishant has David Hussey (22) caught by Akshath Reddy. 

Mishra, the hat-trick hero against Pune the other day, is at it again. He helps himself to two wickets in his last over though, having Azhar Mahmood (4) caught by Ashish Reddy at long-on. 

MS Gony is run out in the next ball before Mishra has Manan Vohra caught by Ishant. The two wickets take Mishra's tally in the tournament to 11, and give him the purple cap.

Dale Steyn strikes in the first ball off his final over, crashing through Gurkeerat's (17) stumps. Hyderabad have taken four wickets in four balls.

Six runs come off Perera's last over.

Punjab manage a measly 123 for nine in their stipulated 20 overs. 
21:34  Scorecard:

A six off Mishra by Gurkeerat helps Punjab get past the 100-run mark, in the 16th over. 

However, in the next over Ishant has David Hussey (22) caught by Akshath Reddy. 

Mishra, the hat-trick hero against Pune the other day, is at it again. He helps himself to two wickets in his last over though, having Azhar Mahmood (4) caught by Ashish Reddy at long-on. 

MS Gony is run out in the next ball before Mishra has Manan Vohra caught by Ishant. The two wickets take Mishra's tally in the tournament to 11, and give him the purple cap.

Dale Steyn strikes in the first ball off his final over, crashing through Gurkeerat's (17) stumps. Hyderabad have taken four wickets in four balls.

Six runs come off Perera's last over.

Punjab manage a measly 123 for nine in their stipulated 20 overs. 
21:10  Scorecard:

Piyush Chawla (26) is run out in the 15th over ending a 40-run stand for the fourth wicket.

Gurkeerat Singh comes out to join Hussey. 

Punjab 92 for four after 15 overs. Time for the second strategic timeout.
21:03  Scorecard:

Piyush Chawla comes out to bat at No.5. Surprised?

It's Steyn back into the attack in the 10th over. Seven runs from the over, including a cheeky boundary by David Hussey.

Chawla though smashes Sharma for two sixes in the latter's third over. Hussey also hits a six over midwicket off Ishant.

Punjab 88 for three after 14 overs.
20:43  Scorecard:

Karan Sharma has struck in his second over, having Gilchrist (26) caught by Ishant at deep midwicket in the fourh ball. 

In the sixth, the bowler has Valthaty (6) caught by Perera.

The twin strikes reduce Punjab to 48 for three at the first strategic timeout (nine overs).
20:36  Scorecard:

Paul Valthaty comes out to join his captain at the crease. Only one run from Steyn's second over.

However, Gilchrist smashes the first ball of Thisara Perera's first over through covers to the fence. The third and fourth balls fetch the Aussie successive boundaries, both over the midwicket. 

Gilly continues with his onslaught in Ishant's second over, hitting the third ball past point for his fourth boundary.

Spin is introduced in the seventh over, Karan Sharma replaces Perera (1-0-12-0) in the attack. Six runs from the over, including four byes.

It's a twin bowling change, Amit Mishra coming in place off Ishant (2-0-17-1).

Punjab 45 for one after eight overs.
20:13  Scorecard:

Vihari taken off after one over. It is Ishant Sharma now. Mandeep smashes the first ball to the deep square-leg fence. 

Nine runs come off the first five balls but Ishant strikes in his sixth ball, having Mandeep (11) caught behind, De Kock making no mistake with a skier.

Punjab 15 for one after three overs.
20:09  
Scorecard:

Hanuma Vihari to open the bowling for the home team while it will be Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh first up for the visitors. It's a good first over, only two runs from it. 

Dale Steyn to share the new ball. Four runs from the over.

Punjab six without loss after two overs.
20:07  
Scorecard:

Hanuma Vihari to open the bowling for the home team while it will be Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh first up for the visitors. It's a good first over, only two runs from it. 

Dale Steyn to share the new ball. Four runs from the over.

Punjab six without loss after two overs.
19:39  Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat first in their Indian Premier League match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Uppal on Friday.

The team from Punjab has made a few changes, including Dimtri Mascarenhas and Paul Valthaty. 

Reddy comes in for Parthiv patel in the lone change for Hyderabad.